I'd like the first button to fade in, and when that one's
done, I'd like the second to fade in and so on, but I'm quite new
to Flex and I don't really know what to look for. I've been going
through a lot of tutorials, but haven't been able to find a
I'm sorry if this is a repeat question, I did try Google
first with no success.
buttons, like most display objects, have showEffect property
that you set to your desired effect but that won't achieve what
you're looking for.
you can do what you're looking for in your app/component
creationComplete event. Initially all of your buttons would be
hidden. You would start off a Timer and in its tick event you'd
play the effect for button 1 then button 2 and so on.
So look for Timer class in the help and its timer event.
as for the effects, you can simply say in your
var fader:Fade = new Fade();
fader.duration = 2000;