Scenes & Stop Commands in Flash
● Scenes are easy to understand and work well with this kind of project.
✓ 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"
✗ Lock the layer and drag it to the top!
✗ Hit Alt (⌥) + F9 (or Right-Click and select ) panel and click inside.
✗ Type stop( );
✗ Hit 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 …
✗ … and change the name to Scene 2.
✗ Close the Scene panel by hitting Shift+F2 again.
Step #4: Second Scene ~
✗ Click the Edit Scene icon in the menu bar …
✗ … and select Scene 2.
✗ Scene 2 will the first frame of your story.
✗ 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 …
✗ … 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]
• ALWAYS save your projects using the following naming convention:
• 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.