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Subject: Re: FLASH: Pausing timeline
From: Marc Hoffman, Poison Dart Frog Media
Date: Thu, 27 Jan 2000 15:49:14 GMT

At 07:44 PM 1/26/00 , you wrote:

>I want to be able to pause the MC, with a button.

Just place a button on the MC timeline. Double-click the button, assign the
action Stop.

If you want to put the button in the main timeline it is a bit trickier.
Make the button exist the entire timeline (or at least for the duration of
all the movie clips). Double-click every movie clip and give it the same
instance name (in the instance properties dialog box) -- for example, "mc."

Now double-click the button and give it this action:

On MouseRelease [Flash inserts this line automatically]
(Target: /mc)
End TellTarget
End On

You will of course need a button to stop the pause. Follow the instructions
above but substitute "Play" for "Stop."

Marc Hoffman

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