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Adobe Creative Suite 6 Design and Web Premium All-in-One For Dummies by Fred Gerantabee, Christopher Smith, Jennifer Smith

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Chapter 7: Controlling Your Movie with ActionScript

In This Chapter

check.png Discovering ActionScript

check.png Adding actions to the timeline

check.png Creating button symbols

check.png Applying code snippets

check.png Enabling buttons with ActionScript

Whether you’re creating a website, mobile application, or game, you can’t create a truly interactive experience without giving your users total control of the action. If you want to take your movies to the next level, then, ActionScript can help. This powerful built-in scripting language can help you do everything from controlling basic movie playback to creating complex games and even loading dynamic content and data.

This chapter introduces you to ActionScript and shows you how to use it to create interactive elements, such as clickable buttons, in your movies.

Getting to Know ActionScript

ActionScript is a powerful scripting language that you can use to control playback, navigation, and imported media, such as images, video, and audio. The ActionScript language comprises a vast ...

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