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Author: Boban Klasnikov | Website:

The Lens

I made the layer "shape" to be a MASK layer and layer bigpic to be MASKED as you will see in the screen shot below.

Back on the shape layer, I selected the circular shape, copied it and pasted on the new layer, above the " shape" layer and reposition to be perfectly aligned with the shape on the layer below. I pressed F8 and converted to a button symbol.

Now right click on the button, and select "edit in place" from the context menu. You should have the four button frames in front of you (see above). Next drag the key frame UP to the HIT frame, so that frame UP will be blank, and the frame HIT will have the shape of the magnifier. This is how you create an invisible button. Then assign the drag action to the button:

On (Press)
    Start Drag ("/outline", L=100, T=100, R=300, B=300)
End On

On (Release)
    Stop Drag
End On
» Level Intermediate

Added: 2000-09-06
Rating: 7.99 Votes: 525
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Boban Klasnikov is a graphic artist and master illustrator. He came to computer design after more than 20 yrs of art experience. Currently working on web design at
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