Using buttons in the Common Library
This technical recipe is in preparation for the following music-oriented recipes. It is written for people who are not very familiar with Flash but still want to be able to accomplish the next few recipes. Here you will learn how to use pre-made buttons from Flash's Common Library. It is really very simple.
- In Flash, create a new file by going to File | New (Cmd/Ctrl N). Select Flash File (ActionScript 3.0), and hit OK.
- Go to Window | Common Libraries | Buttons, and a panel will appear that has a lot of folders in it. Each folder holds different buttons and the pieces (assets) that make up those buttons:
- Click on one of the triangles to the left of a folder to open the folder. For buttons that look ...