IN THIS CHAPTER
Working with properties of the
Creating Mouse Drag behaviors
Event models explained
Making sliders that dynamically change properties
In Chapter 19, "Building Timelines and Interactions," we established the key role that Movie Clips have within the Flash movie structure. By having a timeline that plays separately from other timelines, Movie Clips enable multiple events to occur—independently or as part of an interaction with other Movie Clips. In this chapter, we explore how to manipulate Movie Clips beyond navigation actions such as
In ActionScript 3.0, much of the functionality assigned to
MovieClip instances in ActionScript 2.0 has shifted to other classes, the
Sprite class, for example. In AS3, the
MovieClip class should be used for elements that specifically need a timeline, such as an animation. In AS1 or AS2, the
MovieClip class still remains a central element of production.
boolean, number, string, object, function, and
movieclip, among others.
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