I have created a circle with some words in. I converted it to
a graphic and then converted that to a movie clip so I could make
the circle and words fade in when the user moves their mouse over a
In the movie clip I'm not given the option to set the alpha
and in the graphic properties it says it's a movie clip and an
instance of my movie clip. I'm really confused and can't work out
what I'm doing wrong.
My fla file is at
A couple things (excuse me if you know these): 1. you don't need to have the graphics in your project to
graphic symbols. Your image will be fine as a movie clip. Movie
clips and graphics are different because of how they use the time
line, there are a couple of video tutorials (made by adobe) that
can help you out this with.
2. don't worry movieclip saying "instance of: mc_aveco"
that's just there to help you keep track of things
3.http://img410.imageshack.us/img410/442/avecxmx2.png The above image shows you how to mess with the alpha of
This won't let you fade in an object by itself, though.. and
to get the project to respond to the mouse you're going to need to
use some Actionscript.
finally, http://www.jawilsonarchitects.biz/102/project.zip There's your project again, I think i've got it to work how
you wanted it to. I tried to explain the code. It's in as3, i hope
you don't mind.