adding loader to movie

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using flash mx. i have 2 movie library items, one is the main introduction, the other is a loader (says loading please wait...).

how do i combine the two on a blank stage? is it as simple as putting loader in 1 frame and pausing, then putting intro movie in 2nd frame?

thanks...
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just copy the frames of your loader and past them in SCENE 1, and then your main introduction in SCENE 2. and when its doen loading, either have a continue button that will take you to scene 2, or you can have it automatically jump to scene two when its complete.

im guessing that your preloader works?

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mtb007:

ok, but the preloader is just a movie object in the library, so is the intro sequence.

so what i want to do is have the preloader movie act like a preloader... i assume this requires some extra coding etc.

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yes, it does. umm, i have the perfect example to show you, but its at work.. um, you can check this out and if you still cant get it to work, ill send it to you on monday.

http://www.flashkit.com/tutorials/Actionscripting/Advanced-Joscha_F-124/index.php

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obviously if you dont want all of the information that is included in this example, jsut leave it out.

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this will do just fine... at least it gives me a good idea of where to start and how this preloading concept works in flash.

thanks for the help...

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