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I've been using Flash for a while but as an experienced Director user and Lingo programmer I took on the task of learning more than just the Flash basics. Like you I've seen all kinds of cool stuff on the web using animated buttons and such. I wanted to create much more than pretty buttons... how about cool hidden menus that could be animated! This is a long tutorial so be sure you've got enough time. I guesstimate it'll take you about an hour or so. This tutorial was originally created in Flash 4 but has been updated to take advantage of updated syntax and dot syntax available in Flash 5. If you need the previous tutorial for Flash 4 please click here for a redirect to that tutorial.I've also spiced it up a little with by teaching you how to create and use custom functions of your own.

If you need the older tutorial for Flash 4 please feel free to contact me through email.

» Level Intermediate

Added: 2001-01-16
Rating: 8 Votes: 129
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Jason Lampitt is an Interactive Developer for a major media development firm in Englewood, Colorado. He has a background in fine art as well as graphic design and has been developing multimedia titles for the past 6 years. Jason has a passion for bringing design to life through multimedia and helping others to understand the sometimes complex and confusing world of interactive development. In his spare time Jason is an active outdoorsman, mountain biker and family man.
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