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flash template load + mask

Postby guiprou » 05 Sep 2016, 10:32


I developped a template which has a strange behaviour.

I explain : I need to use an animation (shape sequence) as a mask for dynamic texts.
I see 2 possibilities:

-> either I put my sequence directly into the main stage: when I do this, my masked dynamic texts won't be filled with template data. (By the way, this behaviour occurs when the mak contains shape sequence, not with a unique shape).

-> or I can put my sequence into a movieclip : in this case, my masked texts work well (even with shape sequence), dynamic fields get template data, but using a shape sequence in a movie clip make the template playing on the load command ! A bit disturbing if I want to load my template a few seconds before I play it ...

Have you ever experimented this ? If someone has a solution for either having dynamic texts working well with mask on stage or having animation that doesn't start on load while placing it into a movie clip, I take it !

Thanks for your feedbacks

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Re: flash template load + mask

Postby didikunz » 05 Sep 2016, 21:58

The second approach is the right one. Simply Add a stop(); comand in the first frame of your movieClip. It is then very easy to start the clip from ActionScript by calling nameOfMovieClip.gotoAndPlay(1);
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Re: flash template load + mask

Postby guiprou » 06 Sep 2016, 13:58

Thanks a lot didikunz !
That works now
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