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

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Building a basic slideshow in Flash in the timeline

A slideshow is a series of images that appear one after another. A basic slideshow can be completed very easily in the timeline in Flash. With additional Flash design skills, you can further dress up any slideshow to enhance the visual experience of the user. Here, the focus is on providing the steps to make the slideshow functional. This recipe is for a looping slideshow. Following this recipe are additional instructions on how to stop the slideshow on the last image/frame.

If you would like a preview of a sample slideshow, open the slideshow_timeline.fla file in theChapter 3 folder.

Getting ready

Have a sequence of images available to you. JPG files will work well. This will work best if the ...

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