ActionScript 3.0 :: Mouse Down 'missing' Moving Object?

Jul 14, 2011

It involves the player clicking on a moving movieclip which is boucing up and down on the screen. I started off using a 'mouse down' (not click, because the player must move the mouse before releasing it) event listener attached to the actual mc itself but this seemed to be horrendously innacurate. It LOOKED like I was clicking on the mc but was reacting as though I had missed completely. On the rare occasion that it actually detected a mouse down I thought I was some distance away.It seems that the object itself may be updating its position in memory before updating its position on screen if that makes sense? Has anyone had this issue before? Is there an easy way around it?

As a little test I used trace to output the calculated distance (using Point.distance(..)) between the mouse and the movieclip, most of the time it was returning values of between 70 and 90 pixles when I was definitely not that far away.

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ActionScript 1/2 :: Moving Object Towards Mouse Click?

Feb 9, 2011

Here is the code that I have, I know that these are the basic elements wihc I need to use, individually they work but together they don't
 
on (press) { this.startDrag(); } on (release) { stopDrag(); } }
this._y+= this._ymouse/4; this._x+= this._xmouse/4;

So what I am trying to do is to get the object to move slower than the mouse but finish moving wherever I let go of the click. So far I can get the object to move with the mouse without clicking and dragging at a slow speed but I cant get the drag to work at a slower speed, it will move as fast as the mouse moves.

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My first post in Actionscript.org. but I'm a long time visitor / fan. I'm moving a object with mouse but using some easing values. means it will follow the mouse slower.

Here is the file.[URL].. How can i check hitTest in this situation. even if i do it normally...the object is passing the collision object simply before stopping..because its being moved with mouse..

[Code]...

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My problem is with moving object on the scene with mouse. I use addEventListener(MouseEvent.MOUSE_MOVE, ..) and everything works fine, until I start moving my mouse fast. Object is small (circle, radius 5) so my guess is that It don't update circle position fast enough to prevent mouse from leaving it.

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Dec 13, 2006

I am trying to achieve a rollover effect like this menu.

[URL]

The menu is working and sliding perfectly, however it's still a little squirmish, and if I can't figure this out I'll deal with it and let it slide. However it's bugging me and want to correct the "sluggishness" of this issue. I want the menu to pause, or rest when you open it, so that there isn't a chance the it can slide off of the users mouse pointer.

Here is the code

Code:
onClipEvent (load) {
_y = 0;
speed = 5;

[Code]....

I thought a simple on (rollOver) speed = 0 would do the trick, however it just sends the menu in a frenzy.

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I want to know how i can moving my scene by moving a mouse over them.

to understand what i want exactly ckeck this link :- [URL]

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[URL] when you have not clicked on all five dots, and you take the mouse of the stage, the interactive line should be deleted(graphics.clear(); ), and the little animation from the start should come back. my idea is to have a counter that ++ every frame, but when the mouse is moving on the stage the counter is constantly sett to 0. when the counter is, for example, 50 the animation i visible. do anyone have any methods that don't give the 50(for example) frame wait? and i would also like criticism and ideas on the rest.

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plain why the month September is not working in my example?

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$d.setMonth(7);
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I have an overlay that I pull up in response to a button click. This overlay is dynamically populated by a TextField, a MovieClip, and a Bitmap. I used to add them to the overlay with addChild() and induce a index out of bounds error to make them go away (I was in a hurry and I don't think I'm using removeChild() right). Well, I decided to do it better and dynamically change the object inside the holding variable. However... the Bitmap is gone. It won't appear. The overlay puller function takes a data-holding class I made and the picture is a BitmapData object.

I can't use the line new Bitmap(picture) because it doesn't work; that makes nothing appear. So, I guess my question is can I store a line of text in a variable and then use that variable as code? Like... Could I have something like this and get an image as an output? I imagine it could be done with XML, but is there another way? I tried storing the constructor in a variable and calling it with object.constructor, but I don't know if I was using it right and it didn't work.

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I am trying to do a apply a tween for the width property on a MovieClip Object but every time it changes the width and the position too, and I don't want that. I want to change the width going to one side without changing the x and y of the object.

I tried both of thes and they gave the same result.

var c:Tween = new Tween(left, "scaleX", Strong.easeOut, 1, 1.5,20,true);
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I think it is applying the transformation according to a center of the movie clip. but I don't know how it can be changed.

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Im working on a small project and it involves a guy which you move with the arrow keys. The arrow keys add to his x, y velocities and his position is updated accordingly. How can i get this man to grab onto an object and spin around it (like when you grab pole and letting your momentum swing you around) . I can make him grab the object but I dont know how to modify his x,y speeds to simulate the arc.

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my title explains what im need but im using flash cs4 and heres what i have so far:

var centerX:Number;
var centerY:Number;
var centerZ:Number;

[Code].....

ok so RBall is my first moving object and my orbiting object will be called orbit

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Here's what I'm working with:

onClipEvent (enterFrame) {
xcenter = 467.5;
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[code]....

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This is actionscript I wrote so far:
package {
import flash.display.*;

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[URL]

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[Code]....

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i am trying to find out wether the mouse is moving to the left or to the right but i reckon by storing the old mouses location and updating the new postion and store this in a varaible if thats possible

to update and check the mouse x and y postition on the stage saw i can locate
wether the mouse is moving to the left or to the right .

mouse old postion to the mouse new postion

example by using a variable

mouse_old_xpos. _xmouse
mouse_new_pos

this want i tried

var mouseListener:Object = new Object();
mouseListener.onMouseMove = function() {
mouse_oldxpos = _xmouse;
mouse_newrightxpos = ""

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ActionScript Code:
class Ship extends MovieClip {
function onEnterFrame() {

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