After formulating the general overview of the application’s pieces, the next step is to create each of the components. All the components in the subsequent sections should be placed within a single Flash document. To start, create a new Flash document named scheduler.fla.
The TimeSelector component consists of a scroll pane in which 24 TimeSelectorItem instances appear. Additionally, the TimeSelector component should have the following functionality:
You should be able to make the component selectable or nonselectable. When the user is adding notes or to-do items to a daily schedule, the entire time selector should become nonselectable to signify this.
You should be able to highlight or remove a highlight from any of the time selector items by index.
You should be able to set a callback function that is automatically invoked whenever a time selector item is selected.
To create the TimeSelector component, complete the following steps:
The TimeSelector component requires you to include the ScrollPane component in your movie. Create a copy of the ScrollPane component in your movie’s Library by dragging an instance from the Components panel to the Stage. You can then delete the instance on stage; a copy of the symbol remains in the Library.
Create a new movie clip symbol named
Open the linkage properties for the symbol.
Select the Export for ActionScript and Export in First Frame checkboxes.
Give the symbol a linkage identifier ...