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Author: Vera Fleischer | Website:

Make your own scroll bar in Flash MX


In this tutorial you will learn how to make a scroll bar that's almost exactly like the scrollbar component in Flash MX. I decided to make my own because, as a programmer, I feel better writing my own code than using someone else's. My scroll bar is not quite as self-contained, meaning that it doesn't automatically "know" how tall it should be. But I believe it's more flexible and customizable, and it's smaller in file size than the MX component. Anyway, I hope you'll find use for it!

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Added: 2002-03-23
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I have been flashing for almost two years, first at an online learning company and now at a university. My dream is to one day work for Macromedia as an ActionScript Engineer!
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