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Adobe Flash CS3 Professional On Demand by Steve Johnson - Perspection, Inc., Andy Anderson

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14. Using ActionScript Behaviors

What You'll Do

Add Behaviors

Understand the Load Graphic Behavior

Use the Load Graphic Behavior

Use the Goto Play and Stop Behaviors

Use the Load External Movieclip Behavior

Use the Start and Stop Dragging Behaviors

Use the Goto Web Page Behavior

Introduction

ActionScript 2.0 Behaviors are Flash's way of simplifying some of the more common ways you control a Flash movie. Think of ActionScripting as the language you use to communicate with Flash. For example, if you were in Paris, and you needed directions to the Eiffel Tower, knowing the French language would be the best way to find your final destination. Knowing how to ActionScript gives you the ability to navigate through Flash and create a movie that reacts ...

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