Understanding frame labels


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Understanding frame labels

A great way to add interactivity to your Flash applications is to use something called Frame Labels. In this movie we'll talk about what Frame Labels are and how to create them. If you're following along, I'm working in O2_Understanding_Labels.fla in the Chapter 06 folder in the Exercise Files folder. On the stage, let's double-click the robot to enter its timeline. Currently clicking the dance 1, 2 or 3 buttons navigate to frame 1, 2 or 3 of the robot movie clip.

Now if I were to move these frames around, so let's say I selected frame 3 and I moved it to frame 15, and I selected frame 2, then I moved it to frame 10, if I tested the movie, then the buttons wouldn't work properly. I can show how that works right now. Command+Return on the Mac or Ctrl+Enter on the PC to test the movie. When I click the buttons, it seems that the buttons aren't working. But what's happening is Flash is navigating to frame 1 for dance 1, frame 2 for dance 2, and frame 3 for ...

Understanding frame labels
Video duration: 3m 24s 5h 21m Intermediate

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Understanding frame labels 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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Flash Professional
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