Is it possible to create write some actionscript which would
cause a Flash movie to fade smoothly when jumping from one frame to
For example, say I have a Flash movie with 10 frames with a
'stop' command on each frame with a navigation bar which allows me
to jump from from frame to frame as I choose. Every time I jump to
a new frame I want the content in the old frame to smoothly fade
into the content of the new frame. And I want this to happen for
the entire frame, not just certain elements. What would be the
actionscript elements for doing that? Or is there a tutorial?
The way you're trying to do it, I don't think it's possible.
If you are on a new position on the timeline you can't see stuff on
the old position.
Instead of putting your content on different frame-numbers on
the timeline, put them all on the same frame number but on
different layers. Then you can set the _alpha property of each
movie clip to 0 (making them invisible) and frame by frame reset
the _alpha of the movie clip you want to fade in up to 100.
...in short, it's more scripting than just jumping to a new
frame... but that's the price you pay for sexy flash.