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Author: Patrick Jansen | Website: http://orbita.starmedia.com/~pjv

Adding the scrollbuttons and nessary triggers. (cont)

Step 6:

To trigger these Movie Clips when one of the both buttons is pressed or hold down, they need instance names so that the buttons can addres them. You already placed both movieclips in the triggers layerof Movie Clip textMC. Now select scrollUp and give it the same instance name, scrollUp. Select Movie Clip scrollDown and also give it the same instance name, scrollDown.

Select the button to scroll up (the top one) and add the following actions:

on (press, dragOver) {
    scrollUp.gotoAndPlay(2);
}
on (release, releaseOutside) {
    scrollUp.gotoAndStop(1);
}

It should look like this


Now select the scroll down button (the bottom one) and add the following actions:

on (press, dragOver) {
    scrollDown.gotoAndPlay(2);
}
on (release, releaseOutside) {
    scrollDown.gotoAndStop(1);
}

Click Control - Test Movie to see if the scroll buttons are working

» Level Intermediate

Added: 2001-01-25
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» Author
Patrick Jansen is a freelance flash-, graphic- and webdesigner. Born in Holland, currently residential in Brazil. Worked for the compagnies Lectric b.v. (www.lectric.nl) and NIC b.v. (www.notenbomer.nl).
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