ActionScript 3.0 :: Movieclip Follows Movieclip. How To Release It?

Oct 1, 2009

I have a ball that I can move around with my arrow keys; fling it up down left right, bouncing off the edge of the stage etc with a simple 2D physics class.Now I have a second ball which I have its x and y position to equal the first balls x and y. So the entire time I'm moving the first ball with my arrow keys the second ball just locks to the center of the first balls x and y. I am trying to figure out (on a mouse event click) how to now release the second ball; tell it to no longer follow/lock onto the first balls x and y position. My physics class will thus allow the second ball to simply fall as a result of gravity. how I can tell the second ball to no longer follow the position of the first ball?

code: addEventListener(Event.ENTER_FRAME, moveBall);
stage.addEventListener(MouseEvent.CLICK, dropSecondBall);
function moveBall(evt:Event):void {[code]..

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ActionScript 2.0 :: CS3 On (release) Not Working In Movieclip?

Jul 15, 2009

I've made 2 swf's. One is navigation with a movieclip named "connn" where another swf of content being loaded into it. The second swf is the content consists of a scrollable bar of thumbnails at the bottom, loading particular content on the stage. For the contents swf, I've this script on each of the thumbnail

PHP Code:

on(release){
_root.gotoAndPlay("framename");
}

which framename is marked on the top level of the flash, with a movie clip of a couple of images swaping. And this work perfectly. [URL]

PHP Code:

loadMovie("services_web.swf",this.connn);

which load the content into the movie clip named "connn". It got no problem loading the swf in but I discover that after it is loaded, the thumbnail script of the content failed to work. (please see: http://mr-otto.com/wd/services.html under WEB/INTERACTIVE > websites)

I guess that is the problem of the _root. thing and perhaps changing this I can have it work as perfect as it can be even being called in another swf.

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I know you can use the following code to make a button access a URL on release:

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Oct 8, 2011

DISCLAIMER I've just started to learn flash to fulfill a class assigment. This problem probably has a very easy answer, but I can't find it and now I'm getting close to my deadline.

PROLOGUE The title describes what actions I'm trying to put in a button. I'm making a quiz. Each keyframe has a pic and 4 buttons. The correct answer should show a green V onscreen; the wrong answer should show a red X. After one second, it jumps to a new question in a new keyframe. I've made the X and V as both 12-frame movieclips and 1-frame graphics on the library, but can't seem to make them show up correctly.

1st issue: showing the movie clip/graphic. The movieclip/graphic should appear in the center of the stage *after* you press the button. Currently, the clip is there from the start; can't find a way to make it start invisible, then visible when I click the button. 2nd issue: waiting 1 second before going to next frame.I've tried using setInterval, but failed. Maybe the best way is to use a command that waits for the movieclip to play before making the jump?

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Oct 25, 2010

The other is a scrub that manipulates a MovieClip, but tracks a change in mouse position from click to release, instead of tracking the changes in position of a slider playhead. But here is the download for that one:(sorry not a link due to not having over 50 posts yet, you will need to copy and paste)I have found plenty of AS1+2 ways of doing this idea, yet just haven't found any solid AS3 versions.I am currently in a class to learn Actionscript and have tried to figure out this problem yet I am just not yet to that level.

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how to express it in Actionscript - can anyone out there translate the following!? On release of button "A" tell movieclip "B" to play frame "X",but if the button has already been released before (or if movieclip "A" is already at frame "X") then on release of button "A" go to frame "Y" instead

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Underlined Text On (rollOver) Is there an action script to do on (rollover) underline text? It would be on a button that would also, on (release) gotoAndPlay a frame. I know you can have a movie with AS like this:

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But when I add the on (release) to the movie it doesnt advance the timeline on (release). And when I change the file to a button instead of a movie clip it doesnt do the underline on (rollOver).

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I've written a simple MovieClip replacement that converts an existing imported MovieClip to a sequence of BitmapData. This removes the requirement for Flash to render vector data in the MovieClip on each frame.

But BitmapData has a huge memory footprint. I've tried converting the BitmapData to a ByteArray and using the compress() method. This results in a significantly smaller memory footprint. But it has proven impractical. For each redraw, I tried uncompressing()'ing the ByteArray, then using SetPixels to blit the data to the screen, then re-compressing() the frame. This works but is terribly slow.

So I was wondering if anybody else has an approach I could try. In Flash, is it possible to compress bitmap data in memory and quickly blit it to the screen?

I wonder how native animated GIFs work in Flash. Does it uncompress them to BitmapData behind the scenes, or is frame decompression done on the fly?

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Flash :: Access Dynamically Loaded Movieclip (stage > Scrollpane > Myloader > Movieclip)?

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what I'm trying to do is accessingsnapText = scrollPane.source.textSnapshot;from an external swf. I've tried:

trace("-->: "+scrollPane.source.textSnapshot.getText(0, 1000));
trace("-->: "+myLoader.content.textSnapshot.getText(0, 1000));
trace("-->: "+mc.textSnapshot.getText(0, 1000));

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Aug 11, 2009

I have a horizontal scrolling movieclip that scrolls when the mouse is left or right of a certain point of that movieclip. However, it only moves slightly then stops when the cursor goes over it, it doesnt actually scroll normally...

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Apr 17, 2010

I am trying to activate a rollOver-function when the mouse rolls over a movieclip inside of a movieclip.On the main window (root), first you rollOver a button where a window shows up with more options (movieclips).From stage, my first movieclip is called "catapultas_read_more" which leads to amother movieclip called "pic1_mc". The label that is going to play when mouse over on pic1_mc is "rollOn".I tried this.gotoAndPlay("rollOn); directly inserted to the movieclip, but the movieclip inside pic1_mc never starts

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i'm trying to cast a MovieClip to a custom Class that extends MovieClip called MovieClipExt

ActionScript Code:
package {
import flash.display.MovieClip;

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...but sadly returns null instead of a MovieClip converted to MovieClipExt

what should i change to make this work?

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I have movieclip which contains child movieclip. when child movie clip finish to play i want to run a function in a parent movieclip. so I made a custom event dispatcher in the first frame of the child movieclip:

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Jun 4, 2009

My goal with this actionscript is to create a new movieclip for each top-level XML node and include in the movieclip two separate textfields, an image, extend the movieclips to two row if necessary, rotate each movieclip differently depending its parity and add a hover event based on the movieclips instance name. I have achieved each goal except for the hover bit. The reason I cant access the instance name outside of the for loop is because the instance name only lasts for duration of the loop. Here is my current code (at pastie address).

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what's causing the textfield to suddenly take precedence and how do i stop it. when i trace the evt.target - it is my movieclip.

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I have tried many different ways but to no avail. I have done research but no one has been able to give me a solid answer. Anyone know of a way to accomplish this. Keep in mind this it needs to work regardless of the image size.

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in a game i am doing i have a class called "player" extending MovieClip.this Player MovieClip has multiple frames with animations in it.for example a MovieClip "Walk-right" on frame 2.this walkcycle clip now contains also some sprites/movieclipsone of these i have to colorize in every frame of the walkcycle according to the players color.how can i achieve this?in as1/as2 i used something like: this.clr.setGRB(_parent._parent.myclr)is there a way or do i have to think differently about the way i have to display the animations?

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Im making a movie with a menu that loads movie clips according to which menu is selected simple enough. However, the newly loaded movie clip also needs to allow the user to load another movie into the main movie effectively swapping the first movie clip with the second. This needs to be done without using the main menu.

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I have the scenario below. I have a movieclip on the stage (root). Inside this movieclip I have a frame with the action below:

_root.MCHappy.visible = false;
_root.MCSad.visible = false;
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I cant get this working with AS3. How is the correct way to do that inside a MovieClip with AS3?

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On the last frame i have the 'stop;' code

On the first frame I have this code:

Code:
stop();
this.onEnterFrame = function(){
if(rewind == true){

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how do you call an onClipEvent(enterframe) of a movieclip to happen when that movieclip is pressed?

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when i type this in i get an error because on events cannot be nested within other on events. how can you get around this?

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How can I get a button inside a movieclip link to a frame in another movieclip on the scene? I tried this code:

function gotoCenter(event:MouseEvent):void {
MovieClip(root).centermc.gotoAndPlay(2);
}
skruetest.addEventListener(MouseEvent.CLICK, gotoCenter);

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col.setRGB(0xf4faff);

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1.when the swf movie loads with an attachMovie method the remove_btn clears the window_mc

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