Pan and Zoom View w/Thumbnail
OveriewThis tutorial shows how to do a pan and zoom with a thumbnail and large(er) viewing window. In addition, it does a centered zoom. See the example below...
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The basic idea is to control the large view vial the smaller view. This tutorial assumes you know at least how to make buttons, create masks and movie clips. It assumes you can name an instance and. This tutorial is aimed at helping you to create the same thing from scratch, but obviously the existing parts will help since the learning curve should moreso be in the math and the interactions. It may be hard to follow for beginners. Either way, I would appreciate hearing your feedback
If you follow the action script from the tutorial as opposed to re-engineering from the .fla file, I would suggest going to expert mode. It's much easier to edit that way.