I'm very new to Flash and would like to know firstly how I create a movieclip, and then how to make the movieclip into a rollover button (having the animation play when the cursor is over the button, and it pausing/restarting when taken off). Preferably in a step by step guide, thanks for any help!
click insert>new symbol>movieclip.
on the timeline create your movieclip animation.
add a layer to frame 1 and add the following code:
open your library and drag your movieclip from the library to the main timeline/stage. in the properties panel assign an instance name, eg mc
open the actions panel and add: