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Author: Martin Tremblay

Calculating the time between clicks

Right-click on your button, and select Actions from the contextual menu. The Object Actions Windows will appears. Add this code:

on (release)
{ var click_time = new Date; milliseconds_time = click_time.getMinutes() * 60000; milliseconds_time += click_time.getSeconds() * 1000; milliseconds_time += click_time.getMilliseconds();
    if (last_click_time + 250 > milliseconds_time)
         // enter here your action for double click
       last_click_time = milliseconds_time;


The first line are the same as when you initialise the variable, but name the of the date object is click_time instead of load_time. The if statement calculate if there is LESS than 250 milliseconds (0.25 seconds) have passed since the last click. In the end, we assign the value of the current milliseconds time to the last_click_time which was declared globally in the movie.

That's it.

Have fun.

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Added: 2001-10-10
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