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Flash Professional CS5 Advanced for Windows and Macintosh: Visual QuickPro Guide by Russell Chun

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5. Controlling Multiple Timelines

By default, the Flash playhead moves forward on the Timeline from beginning to end. The playhead displays what is on the Stage at any moment and triggers any actions attached to keyframes that it encounters. With ActionScript, you can control the position of the playhead on the main Timeline as well as the playheads of any movie clips that are on the Stage. Controlling multiple timelines enables you to organize your content into objects that behave independently for more sophisticated interactivity. You should ...

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