Linking to a web site


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Linking to a web site

Eventually you are going to want to add functionality to link out to other web sites or web pages. And this project is no difference because I do have this button, as I scroll over, this "follow me on Twitter" button. So I am just going to go ahead and select that button and for this button I want it to link out to a Twitter page. The first thing I need to do is go to the Properties panel and give it a unique instance name, so I call it twitter_btn.

Okay for this button, what I want to do is want to go to the Code Snippets panel. So go the Window > Code Snippets. It happens to be right back here and if I open up the Actions folder right there at the top is Click to Go to Web Page. Perfect. That's exactly what I want. I will just double-click it. It adds it in that first keyframe right there in my Actions layer below all my other functionality and gives me a comment as well as instructions on how to sort of customize this.

So here is my Twitter button. It's listening for a c...

Linking to a web site
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Linking to a web site provides you with in-depth training on Web. Taught by Paul Trani as part of the Creating a First Web Site with Flash Professional CS5

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Web
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Flash Professional Illustrator
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