Creating Multiple Flash Buttons
Posted on 2003-11-06
I am constantly creating Flash sites that contain a number of buttons that act the same way but have different text on them. For example, I Have created a button that is gray text, that turns red in the over state, then black on click. I have about 90 buttons to create with different text. Right now, I create a Gray graphic (graphic1) that I lace it in the first frame of a button (button1). I change the tint on the Over frame to Red, and on the Down frame to Black. Then I duplicate "graphic1", name it "graphic2", change the text. Then duplicate "button1", rename it "button2" and swap each frame with graphic2. I do this over and over to get the 90 buttons done. There must be an easier way to do this! Please help.
Also, if the button has a box around it, is there a way to automate the resizing of the box to fit the new text in each of the buttons?
Thank you in advance.