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Old 10-11-2002, 03:14 PM   #1
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Default simple alpha tween question

I am trying to create a simple little alpha tween with a bitmap, but the effect box is not selectable. I only have the one bitmap in the frame and it is converted to a graphic. Can anyone tell me what to do to make the effect box selectable?

Or can anyone tell me how to begin scripting alpha tweens?
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Old 10-11-2002, 03:55 PM   #2
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That's odd. Try and redo it. Drag your image on the screen, press F8, choose graphic, and then reselect if need be, and you should be able to use the effect box.

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Old 10-12-2002, 01:33 PM   #3
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(try setting it as a movie clip instead of a graphic) that might work...
ok.... one way to do an alpha diffusion... is a tween:
start at one frame with alpha as either 0 or 100 and F6 to another frame (to copy it) and set alpha = 100 or 0 respectively.

the other way is action script.
only two frames needed, and a loop.
"UH Oh! A LOOP!" don't sweat it... it's easy.

frame 1 of 2 contains just the object, no code.
frame 2 of 2 contains object, and:
ActionScript Code:
Object._alpha++;   //++ to fade in or -- to fade out if (Object._alpha = 100) {    //100 if fading in, 0 if fading out     gotoAndPlay(insert place to go here); //can be scene, frame...etc. } else {     gotoAndPlay(frame1of2);   //the first of the two frames can be label... or number }

any questions?
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