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Summary:

Scenes & Stop Commands in Flash

    ●   Scenes are easy to understand and work well with this kind of project.


Learn About:

Scenes Actionscript 3.0 stop ();

  •   This tutorial is part of the Aesop's Fables Project.


Step #1: Open your Project in Flash

Make a New Layer & call it "Actions"

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Lock the layer and drag it to the top!

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Step #2: Stop Commands ~

Hit Alt (⌥)alt option + F9 f9 (or Right-Click and select ) panel and click inside.

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Type stop( );

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Hit F9 f9 again to close the actions panel.

Also, hit the keyboard shortcut: Cmd(⌘)+S to save your work.


Step #3: Scenes in Flash ~

Now go to: Window > Other Panels > Scenes or hit the keyboard shortcut Shift+F2

… click the Duplicate Scene button

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… and change the name to Scene 2.

scene 2

Close the Scene panel by hitting Shift+F2 again.


Step #4: Second Scene ~

Click the Edit Scene clapper icon in the menu bar …

edit scene

… and select Scene 2.

scene 2

Scene 2 will the first frame of your story.

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Begin adding the text of your story.


Now you can switch between scenes easily by clicking on the icon.


Step #5: See if it Works ~


Hit the keyboard shortcut: Cmd(⌘)+Enter to view your work!

If it looks like this …

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… you may need to go back and try the stop command again.


Otherwise continue working on Scene 2.


Last Step: Save and View your work ~

Save your work as - FIRST_NAME_LAST_NAME_PROJECT_NAME.fla]

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•   ALWAYS save your projects using the following naming convention:
FIRST_NAME_LAST_NAME_PROJECT_NAME


  •   DO NOT name your project any other way - Improperly named projects will not receive credit and you will be sad.


  •   NEVER leave your work on the desktop or depend on a flash drive - instead, save your work in a folder you can find later - preferably on a virtual drive where it can be backed up.