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Wordpress and Flash 10x Cookbook by Sarah Soward, Peter Spannagle

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Building an image gallery in Flash in the timeline

If ActionScript is not necessarily your strong suit, you can cut down on the amount of coding you do by utilizing the timeline in Flash's design interface. In this exercise, you will import a sequence of images and create previous and next navigation buttons.

If you would like to see a preview of the completed gallery, open gallery_timeline.fla in theChapter 3 folder.

Getting ready

Have more than one image ready to use. Ideally, the images should be named sequentially so that import is as easy as possible. Also, it is best if the images have the same dimensions so that the shift between each is not jarring. You may also use the sequential files in theChapter 3 images folder for this lesson.

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