Posted 19 January 2006 - 06:58 PM
What I'm trying to do is have a rollover effect FlashObject A that will play the animation of FlashObject B.
I've tried several different ways and have only managed to frustrate myself.
I'm pretty new to this so.. please help me out
Posted 19 January 2006 - 07:36 PM
Sorry I don't know the answer to your question but hang around and I'm sure one of our family members that use Dreamweaver will offer some help.
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Posted 20 January 2006 - 07:57 AM
Welcome to the forums, have you tried looking at the macromedia support site? it may offer some assistance.
Posted 25 January 2006 - 02:55 PM
Yes I have tried the Macromedia support site. Haven't been able to find quite what I'm looking for.
I keep thinking that there is some way to do it with the tellTarget function. But no success as of yet.
Posted 25 January 2006 - 04:55 PM
So what I'm hearing you say is that you want to mouse over a flash image. When you mouse over, you want to trigger an event in an unrelated Flash file? Is that correct? Because if that is what you are trying to do, I can't help.
Now with that item still selected, you want to go to the Behaviors tab/bar/window/whatever it is in version 8. You want to add a new swap-image behavior. Dreamweaver should give you a dialog box that allows you to say which images on the page you want to swap out during the event. So basically you set it up so that when you mouse over image1, image 1 changes to its roll-over state, and image2 changes to its roll-over state, and image999 changes to its roll-over state.
Then you have to make sure that Dreamweaver puts in a swap-image-restore behavior.
The trouble with this is if you are trying to execute a Flash action in a second file when you mouse over a first flash image, I'm not sure how to do that. I'm not sure how Flash will know to execute an action in a separate Flash file.
So this idea above will work with standard images, but I'm not sure what you will have to do to make it work if you are using Flash images that reuire a special action to be executed.
Turns out I don't think I was very helpful. But I'm going to post this anyway in case it helps somebody else down the line. Seems like too much text to just delete
Best wishes. Have you tried a Dreamweaver forum? or a Flash forum?
Posted 07 February 2006 - 04:55 AM
Its been a while since I used flash, so I had to look this up, you can modify the call target from the following link to do what you want:
Goto "Other movies (Tell Targets)" about 2/3 down the page which tells you how to start playing in another movie line.
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