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use of pause button

Posted on 2001-06-05
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Last Modified: 2010-04-03
I have a flash fla file in which there are animations and pictures that are synchronized with background voice. I need to put a pause button so that if a user presses it my flash movie stops and when he presses it again movie and audio should start right from where it was paused/stopped.
Question by:taimur

Expert Comment

ID: 6162725
You need to have the sound streamed.  This will make it playable, frame by frame.  If you have the sound event "Start", you can only play it from the beginning.

To put a pause button on there, simply create a movie clip with a button on frame 1 that says "Pause" and a button on frame 2 that says "Play".

The "Pause" button should have the actions....

        nextFrame ();

....and the "Play" button should have the actions....

        prevFrame ();

That should do the trick.


Accepted Solution

rohitgautam earned 150 total points
ID: 6173243
u can use stream sound ! m place a pause button there !

u can even change the pause button when user clicks on the pause button the play button should be there to resume ! u can have both the buttons on the same place it would look that the button image is changed

just choose same pause n play buttons i.e. of same height n same area ! place them at the same place.

Assume that u make a movie instance n ur whole movie is there n u place the movie onthe main time line lets assume that u have given the movie instance on the main time line is "mn".

Assume that u have place the buttons on the different movie clips n given the instance name to movie clips of puase button to "ps" n to play button as "ps".

go in the movie clips of buttons
u first have to place the

the actions on the pause button would be

on (release) {
     setProperty (this, _visible, 0);
     setProperty (_root.mn.pl, _visible, 1);

the actions on the play button would be

on (release) {
     setProperty (this, _visible, 0);
     setProperty (_root.mn.ps, _visible, 1);
     _root.mn.play ();

first write down these actions on the instance movie clip of play button

onClipEvent (load) {

Place the play button on the pause button

u will see that when user clicks on the pause button then the play button will come out to tell user to that u can play now as u see in windows media player

if u cant unserstand then plz mail me at rohit_urs@rediffmail.com i will send u the .fla file



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ID: 6939378
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Author Comment

ID: 6939616
I already have figured it out myself, but your answer will also help in future. Thanks

Expert Comment

ID: 6939790
Use the same pause buttoon

on press write _root.stop();

on releae write _root.play();

Thats it !

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