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

Change Properties; Handle Clip Events  f5a4a.WEEK.05.DAY.10 = 2002.Feb.07.Wed

Assignment:
Control the properties of at least three different movie clips using movie clip event handlers.

Control (at least) the following
properties of movie clips:

_x
_y
_xscale
_yscale
_rotation
_visible
_alpha

Reference: _properties

  

Use the following movie clip event handlers:

onClipEvent(load){...}
onClipEvent(enterFrame){...}

onClipEvent(mouseDown){...}
onClipEvent(mouseUp){...}

Reference: movie clip events


Examples of changing properties using movie clip event handlers

NOTICE: As always, you are free to exceed the technical requirements of the assignment, e.g., experimenting with controlling the _parent and children of the movie clip which has the event handlers; and/or, using buttons and frame actions to control properties.
As always, you are expected to EXPERIMENT technically, aesthically and conceptually.

Due: Monday, February 11

All projects will be evaluated on the basis of technique, concept and aesthetics.
Flash 5 ActionScript for Artists || Stephen Hartzog || Stanford University Digital Art Center, Winter 2002