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Old 02-12-2012, 11:33 PM   #1
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Question random frame , need help

Hi all, I need some assistance with my as3 code. What I am trying to do is when spacebar is clicked I want it to stop on a random frame. Here is the code I am working with

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function random(min:Number=0, max:Number=5):Number {   return Math.floor(Math.random() * (max - min + 1)) + min;   } stage.addEventListener(KeyboardEvent.KEY_DOWN, onKeyPressed); function onKeyPressed(evt:KeyboardEvent):void{     switch (evt.keyCode) {         case Keyboard.ENTER:             box.play();             break;         case Keyboard.BACKSPACE:             box.stop();             break;         case Keyboard.LEFT:             box.prevFrame();             break;         case Keyboard.RIGHT:             box.nextFrame();             break;         case Keyboard.SPACE:             box.gotoAndStop(random(5));             break;         default:             trace("keyCode:", evt.keyCode, "charChode:", evt.charCode);     } };
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Old 02-12-2012, 11:53 PM   #2
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In the keyboard event handler, start by generating a random number based on the totalFrames property of the box MovieClip.

Something like this:
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var randFrame:int = Math.floor(Math.random() * box.totalFrames) + 1; // ... in the spacebar case box.gotoAndStop(randFrame);

The +1 thing is due to the timeline starting at 1 and not zero.
Might need some additional logic there to avoid an out of range error at the top end of the scale.
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Old 02-13-2012, 12:05 AM   #3
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it works, thanks big time!!!
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