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Old 03-26-2003, 09:08 PM   #1
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Question actionscripted MC fade?

Hey All,
I want to make an MC's alpha fade from 100 to 0 using actionscript (instead of using in-betweens and keyframing it).... can someone help me out?

In my _root frame 1 actionscript, I used createEmptyMovieClip (to make an empty MC) and then attachMovie to attach an MC that I exported from my Library.
(The exported MC has a basic 10x10pixel graphic /* 0xFFFFFF */ inside.)

So i want to resize the exported MC to fit whatever the current Stage.width and Stage.height.
set its alpha to 100
then fade its alpha from 100 to 0 (so it looks like all of the elements in my movie are becoming visible or fading in)


I hope that makes more sense.. any help would be really appreciated.
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Old 03-26-2003, 09:40 PM   #2
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Don't need to export a symbol at all. Try:

Code:
this.createEmptyMovieClip("fader", 1000);
fader.beginFill(0xFFFFFF, 100);
fader.lineTo(Stage.width, 0);
fader.lineTo(Stage.width, Stage.height);
fader.lineTo(0, Stage.height);
fader.endFill();
fader.onEnterFrame = function() {
	this._alpha -= 2;
	if (this._alpha <= 0) this.removeMovieClip();
};
* Note that the Stage properties might be erroneous in the testing environment, but will work when published*
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