Flash 5 ActionScript for Artists || Stephen Hartzog || Stanford University Digital Art Center, Winter 2002

Event and Time Based Sound and Text  f5a4a.WEEK.03.DAY.06 = 2002.January.25.Friday

Assignment:
Create an movie that exploits both time based and event based text and sound effects.
Use both streaming and event sounds, attached to both the timeline and to buttons.
Control the text variables with both frame scripts and buttons.

Use a Custom Button

Due: Monday, February 4

Examples
All projects will be evaluated on the basis of technique, concept and aesthetics.

To make Text show the value of a variable

Use the Text tool to create some text on a Timeline.
With that Text selected, choose:
Menu Bar || Window >> Panels >> Text Options

from the drop-down menu, choose: Dynamic Text
Enter a name for your variable in the field labelled variable.
Now you can manipulate the content of that text field
by changing the value of that variable in a script.
In order to apply Tweening effects to the text field
you have created you must Embed the Font
If the field will contain more than one line of text
you need to select Multiline
and check the Word Wrap checkbox.
HELP REFERENCES

If you have used any of my help references, send me an email.
Flash Help:
Menu Bar || Help >> Using Flash [ F1 ]
topics:
Adding Sound
Using Type > Setting dynamic text options

Keywords:
buttons, events, event handlers, actions panel, frame script,
object script, streaming sounds, event sounds, sound panel
Flash 5 ActionScript for Artists || Stephen Hartzog || Stanford University Digital Art Center, Winter 2002