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Can you explain what is going on in the earthRotate function as far as what the slice#'s are and what they are doing?
What triggers fadeEarth Tween to occur?
Is there any way you can maintain the earth rotation without triggering the tween, such as having the earthRotate function work in a continuous loop? Then you may be able to set a timer that triggers the fadeEarth tween when the last logo appears, giving the whole scene a few seconds of visibility before the earth fades out (?).
As far as the rotating Earth, what's happening is there is a flat image of the earth scrolling across under a mask that creates a circular shape.
Right now what triggers the fadeEarth tween to occur is nothing. I have it set to just run and I increased the time to make it happen later and later. The earthRotate is running on a continuous loop right now. I want to do exactly what you said...make a timer to trigger the tween when the last logo comes in. I also want to set timers to make the logos appear later in the animation rather then right at the beginning. But I don't know how to make these timers.
If there is a loop function somewhere for the motion, then you could probably delay the logos loading by setting a counter that triggers their loading when it reaches x number of rotations, say counter = 1, load first logo, counter = 2, load second logo, etc... counter = 4, fade the earth.
By the code you show above, the logos would be appearing instantly, so what you could do is have them added thru a function instead. That function gets called based on the counter value in the earth looping code.
If the file is reasonably small, I'd be willing to give it a looking over to see if I can offer some suggestions specific to what you already have.
I was able to figure out a way to do what I want, but I'm not sure it was the best way. What I did was create movie clips with the fade in animation for each logo. I then set intervals for each one to enter and changed the seconds to come in when I wanted. Is that the long way, or is your way a better practice? How would I enter the counter for the rotations?
I appreciate your help so far!!