Just wondering if anybody could help me figure out the best
way to create a custom transition between loading external movie
files. Basically i have my site setup with buttons for each page,
and when the button (link) for a page is hit, it replaces the old
Movie File (page) with the new one. The buttons never reload, it
just replaces the page with the new external movie file, so i was
wondering, is it possible for me to create a custom transition
between the two. I dont want it to fade, or checkerboard across or
anything like that. Basically i have boxes around all my content,
and the way i would ideally like to have it is, the preloader has a
box and after the page loads the box expands to show the page. then
once a new page is clicked id like the box to shrink hiding the old
page and seamlessly having the box turn into the box that is the
preloader for the next page and so on. Hope this makes sense :/,
lol sorry if it doesn't :). Any help and hints would be great,
thank you so much ^^.
WHAT MY PLAN WAS My plan of attack for this seems a bit too inefficient to me,
is why i was asking for help. My only thought would be, making an
animation at the end of each page that hides the page like i want
it to. The buttons send variables to the movie that tell it what
the next page is and once the animation is done playing, it uses
the variable to load the next page in its place. This seems
inefficient though and id prefer not to have to create the
transition animation for every single page over and over..lol. Is
this on the right track though? any tips on how to make it better?
I know everybody is busy, don't feel like you have to write
me a full step by step tutorial if you don't have time (although if
you do have time great :P..lol. But head me in the right direction
and hopefully il be able to figure it out..lol. Even though I'm new
to actionscript i do have SOME programming experience, so hopefully
il be able to figure it out if I'm giving some leads..hehe :).
Thank you again so much for your time.