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Flash XML Applications by Joachim Bernhard Schnier

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12Creating Your Own Menu Bar

The Difference between Using the MenuBar Component and Creating Your Own Menu Bar

In the final application of the real estate Web site we want to have a multifunctional menu bar, which allows us to jump to other frames and to have individual menus with links. As we have found out, we cannot use the MenuBar component, since buttons on that component will open menus that are created by the Menu component. We would end up with a menu bar that opens only drop-down menus. To accomplish our goal we need to create our own menu bar as shown in Figure 12.1. First we have to design the XML file, which will contain information so that the Flash player can distinguish between individual links and drop-down menus.

Figure 12.1 ...

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