Name: [126] Aaron Fay
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Description: I am a Flash/PHP developer who likes to dabble in design, but recently have become really excited about Django (after years of PHP development). I find new technology exciting, and love to immerse myself in things that make solving complicated problems simple. ...

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video tutorial by Aaron Fay, added 03/07

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In this ShowMeDo we look at using Movieclips in Flash, as well as assigning some basic interactivity in Actionscript to a Movieclip symbol.

Uploaded on 9th January 2007, running time 5 minutes.

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17. Bogner Deutschland Freizeit Rot Innenfutter aus 100% Polyester Thu, 01 Jul 2010 21:25

Thanks so much, I'm trying to learn actionscript and your tutorials are *very* helpful!!

16. marinir seo jasa seo Tue, 16 Mar 2010 11:37

Great show

15. Small and Middle Capitalisation Companies Association Fri, 19 Feb 2010 07:08

I really want to see the real deference between vetor and bitmap

14. anonymous Fri, 27 Nov 2009 02:41


that was a good introduction to as ! thanks

12. anonymous Fri, 23 Oct 2009 13:19

I am enjoying these tutorial videos. I have not worked with flash in many years. thanks.

11. anonymous Wed, 21 Oct 2009 00:26

hi! nice video!

but can you make an interactive fever flash?

10. anonymous Fri, 03 Jul 2009 10:09

awsome work :)

Hi anonymous,

Button objects in Flash have a 'hit' state, which is the region of the object that defines the button. When you are editing the Button (double-click it) you will see the 'hit' state as the last frame. Anything you draw in this frame (any shapes, etc) will not be visible but will be the 'active' area for the button. To accomplish the task you inquire about, put some artwork in the hit state of the button and none of the others, this will produce an 'invisible' button.



8. anonymous Mon, 08 Jun 2009 00:40

great tutorial. i wanted to know if it was possible to make flash video that has invisible buttons overlaid on the video somehow, so that if i click on someone's face, something can happen, like it links to something else.

7. anonymous Tue, 02 Jun 2009 12:17


6. anonymous Thu, 21 May 2009 09:02

Excellent. This is what I was looking for.

4. anonymous Tue, 05 Aug 2008 06:50

how do i save the file where in i can insert it also to my powerpoint? thanks:)

That would be super! I have several more authors interested in making Photoshop/Flash videos, it would be great to build up a whole new category.


Thanks for the kind words, Ian. More videos to come soon, I promise ;)

Hello Aaron. I've never used Flash before so it is quite interesting to see how it works. My closest experience is with Visual Basic (years back), but you couldn't really publish those results to the web :-)

It is great that you present so clearly - typing at speed whilst talking clearly is no mean feat yet you do it very smoothly. I hope that you entrust us with more of your videos in the future!



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Interactive Flash 3

hey, these is really good and useful tutorials

can you please show us how to work on custom controls ?

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