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Formatting numbers as currency Flash 4
This example originated in the FlashKit forums (http://board.flashkit.com/board/showthread.php?threadid=114331). The object was to convert a price from a shopping cart into a dollars-and-cents format. For instance, converting 10.5 into $10.50.
Creating Random Quotes for Flash Flash 5
Some will agree with that the time spent uploading to your site can be annoying. Most designers look for short-cuts when it comes to designing a successful site. Well thanks to Macromedia we have a back door to Flash design... External Variables. Try this tutorial for some ideas as to what can be accomplished.
Prototypes and Inheritance Flash 5
When you create a function you also create a 'prototype' of the function. Even if the prototype is not defined explicitly it exists as a 'template' for the function and any new instances of that function. When you want to add properties to the new instances of the function you can explicitly define these properties using 'prototype'. e.g. myFunction.prototype.y = "v"; We now have defined a property, y, with a value "v".
Countdown Flash 5
This tutorial will teach you how to make a countdown clock to the time you specify. It's all in the actionscript code. It will only take two frames at that. First, create a new movie. Inside this movie, create one text field and set it to dynamic text. Since we are, in this tutorial, going to countdown to 12am (midnight) then we will use a variable of timetil12.
Creating an Advanced Preloader in Flash Flash 5
Flash 5 is getting more popular on the web with every day. In the first of our Flash tutorials we show you how to make a full featured preloader step by step. We're going to control the loader bar with built in Flash functions and keep our users constantly updated with dynamic text fields. So follow along and develop your own so that your Flash content is loaded with style.
Cool popup window
Best way to open a popup window from flash.
Single Click Text Box Scroll Flash 5
How many times have you wondered how to make it possible to scroll a text box in flash without clicking the scroll button more than once? If you don't know what I am talking about, then see the flash file below. For this tutorial, I am assuming that you know how to make movie clips, buttons, and know how to do some basic action scripts, like setting a string of text equal to a variable. I will not go over this in the tutorial. This effect is rather easy to do.
Flash 5 Dynamic History Object Flash 5
When creating large flash movies with tons of MC's or even imported .swf's, things can start to get confusing to the user. Anymore, most flash pieces are loaded into popup windows as well. The users get confused when they have no back button to navigate to the "page" they were just on. This tutorial aims at allowing you to concentrate less on a global menu for the user to use and more on allowing the user to have the same functionality in your flash piece as they do in the Web browser. Although
Password Detector Flash 5
A simple movie that will only allow access to a certain frame if the user has the right password. (in the attached version of this movie, the password is "key" First, you will create the text, buttons and input text fields needed, and then put the necessary Actionscript in the movie.
Custom Cursors without using Drag Flash 5
I found the other methods of custom cursors using the StartDrag command nice, but when i made more complex move i needed this function for other purpose. My way uses an alternative method with no downsides i know of, only positive things.
Learn how to use Key presses in Flash 5 Flash 5
Here we will learn how to make a ball move by using the arrow keys. Takes basic understanding of using flash and actionscript window.
Call Action Flash 5
Re-use, Recycle. Be bandwidth and editing time-friendly with this action that enables you to reuse frame actions placed anywhere in your movie without having to rewrite them.