[FLASH] A Different Kind of Preloader – Loading the Spikes

Sources: http://www.flashkit.com/tutorials/Tips_And_Techniques/A_Differ-Michael_-555/more2.php Author: Michael Georges Version: Macromedia Flash 5 Objectives: When an object is loaded once, there is no additional overhead to display it again. So, you preload your objects that cause spikes and your site should stream just fine!  Tools & Techniques: Actionscript A Different Kind of Preloader – Loading the Spikes Most of the tutorials that talk about preloaders deal with the mechanics […]

[FLASH] Controlling Browser Window via Flash Javascript buttons [via ‘get url’ statement]

Sources: http://www.actionscripts.org/forums/showthread.php3?t=23342 Author: Cheeky_monkey Version: Macromedia Flash 5 Objectives: Client wants Flash Demo on a CD with their own Branded window. Tools & Techniques: Oval Tool, Rectangular Tool Controlling Browser Window via Flash Javascript buttons 1. Set size of browser window On (Release) Get URL (“javascript:window.opener=self; window.resizeTo(width=780,height=420)”) End On 2. Minimise browser window (haven’t worked out) HELP !! 3. Maximise the browser Window. On (Release) […]

[FLASH] Drawing Geometrical shape

Sources:http://www.webdevelopersnotes.com/tutorials/flash/online_flash_tutorial_drawing_geometrical_shapes_part_1.php3 Author: WebDevelopersNotes Version: Macromedia Flash 5 Objectives: Learn how to draw geometrical shapes Tools & Techniques: Oval Tool, Rectangular Tool Drawing Geometrical shapes Geometrical shapes such as rectangles, squares, circles or ovals are drawn using the Oval Tool  and the Rectangular Tool . Evidently, the oval tool is employed for making ovals and circles while the rectangular tool makes squares and rectangles. Drawing an oval or a […]

[FLASH] Flash Forms

Sources: http://www.tizag.com/flashTutorial/flashforms.php Author: tizag.com Version: Macromedia Flash 5 Objectives: Using Load Movie to load external movies as part of a Flash website. Tools & Techniques: Load Movie, loadMovie, levels, buttons Flash Forms   Flash is great for showing movies and entertaining animations, but did you also know that you can gather information from your users with the use of Flash? […]

[FLASH] Using Load Movie

Sources: http://www.cbtcafe.com/flash/loadmovie/loadmovie.html Author: cbtCafe Version: Macromedia Flash 5 Objectives: Using Load Movie to load external movies as part of a Flash website. Tools & Techniques: Load Movie, loadMovie, levels, buttons Using Load Movie This lesson will demonstrate how to load external Flash movies. A major reason to load external movies is file size. By loading only the movies you or […]

[FLASH] Full flash Banner

Sources: http://www.flashvault.net/tutorial.asp?ID=100 Author: FlashVault.net Version: Macromedia Flash 5 Objectives: Learn how to aligned picture with background, how to use Free Transform Tool (Q) and more. Tools & Techniques: Free Transform Tool Full flash Banner In this tutorial you will see how to create full flash banner. To create this tutorial, you don’t have to use Action Script. You will also learn how to aligned picture […]

[FLASH] How to Jump to a Random Frame Label

Sources: http://www.quip.net/blog/2006/flash/how-to-jump-random-frame-labelAuthor: David StillerHow to Jump to a Random Frame Label This question comes up from time to time in the forums.  Typically, someone has built a Flash banner ad with a handful of entry points.  The ad is supposed to start at any one of these, but the choice should be random.  For example, a fruit stand ad is […]

[FLASH] Setting your flash headers/swfs to play only once an hour

Sources: http://www.laflash.org/forum/archive/index.php/t-2521.htmlAuthor: David StillerSetting your flash headers/swfs to play only once an hour I’m popping this code into my hybrid flash/html pages in order to stop my flash header animations from playing every time someone visits the page or any other pages with the same swf. which can be very irritating to site visitors after a while, plus distract from […]

[FLASH] How to Jump Randomly to Frame Labels without Repeats

Sources: http://www.quip.net/blog/2007/flash/how-to-jump-randomly-to-frame-labels-without-repeatsAuthor: David StillerHow to Jump Randomly to Frame Labels without Repeats One of the more popular entries of this blog describes How to Jump to a Random Frame Label.  The ActionScript 2.0 involved is very straightforward, weighing in at a mere 5 lines.  Its sole purpose is to choose a random label once at the beginning, then go to […]

[FLASH] Move to next scene after movie clip finished

Sources: http://board.flashkit.com/board/showthread.php?t=511447 Reported Issues: I have a very simple animation (object falls from off screen and lands with a bounce) and I simply want to go to the next frame when the animation has finished. Any straight forward way of doing this? Found Solution: Method 1 At the end of your animation just add the following. Goes to a frame […]