Setting scroll boundaries


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Setting scroll boundaries

Now I'll take a look at connecting the scrollbar to the text field on the stage. If you're following along, I'm working in 04_Scroll_Boundaries.fla in the Chapter 04 folder in the Exercise Files folder. The first thing we'll need to do to connect the scrollbar to the text field on the stage, is create some scroll boundaries. A maximum scroll boundary and a minimum scroll boundary. So let's do that. Select the first keyframe in the actions layer and open the Actions panel. Scroll down to the very bottom of your code and click at the end of the line of code where we set the button Mode of scroller_mc to true, mine is on line 55, and press Enter or Return to go to the next line. In order to scroll a dynamic text field inside of a movie clip, we need to make the dynamic text field expand.

For this special kind of scrolling that we're going be doing, we won't simply scroll text field that has the same size. What we need to do is expand the text field to have more he...

Setting scroll boundaries
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Setting scroll boundaries provides you with in-depth training on Web. Taught by Todd Perkins as part of the Flash CS3 Professional Beyond the Basics

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Web
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