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Actually, using flash buttons in Director works quite well generally.
If you can make the effect you want in Flash and bring those buttons
into Director, it should work pretty seemlessly.
Alternately, to do that effect, you need to know where the button is and
where the mouse is. Calculate the distance between them and adjust the
scale of the button accordingly. A script on the button that looks like
this would find out where it is:
and you can find the mouse location like this:
Awhile back, I wrote an implementation of the OSX Dock for someone on one of the other forums. here's a link to an example file you can download:
Mac OSX Dock Code File
to see it in action:
Mac OSX Dock Example
There's a really nice implementation of it using flash:
... but I like mine better. It's less frenetic.
Thats really cool!, I like the Director one better to. What I am trying to accomplish is the same effect but with buttons that would be located on the left or right side of the screen. You have given me the tool, I guess I just have to play around it to get the desire effect. Thanks!!