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I am trying to figure out if anyone knows how to create a cube transition effect picture slide show in flash like the cube transition effect in iPhoto. There will be 4 thumbnails that is associated with bigger images. The start of the page should be blank with 4 thumbnails and if you click on thumb 1, the cube transition occurs from defualt page to image 1. And if you press thumb 4, the cube transition occurs from image 1 to image 4. And if you press thumb 2, the cube transition occurs from image 4 to image 2.... and so on. Any help on this would be greatly appreciated.  
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funhyun1,

Can you post that iPhoto here for reference?
Thanks

Vicker
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by:funhyun1
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Hi Vicker,
Are you the only one who is reading the forums? ,) Glad to hear back from you! To view the effect, you must have a mac and launch the iPhoto and in the preference, set the transitions to cube effect and you'll see what I am talking about.
Thanks.
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by:vickerleung
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funhyun1,

haha~ sure not only me la
just because I am too lazy browsing around :p

I am sure the experts will come soon~

mac... I am sorry that I don't got one...

cube transition... let me find some example for ya~ :)

Vicker
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funhyun1,

Is lucky that I can find back one of the example of photo album~

http://www.actionscripts.org/tutorials/intermediate/Photo_Album/index.shtml

See if this tutorial helps you~
Keep in touch~

Vicker
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by:funhyun1
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Sorry Vicker, I already know how to do the masking transitions through actionscript. I guess at some point you need to get hold of a MAC system and play with the iPhoto. I think you'd like the effect.
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funhyun1,

Haha~~ is okay

maybe if you don't mind
capture some screen to let me know what's going on :p

Vicker
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by:hsmtp
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Hi funhyun1,

You just need flash 3D engine with textures.
Use one of these:

http://flasher.ru/src/files/3226/3dd.zip
http://flasher.ru/src/files/3232/toFlasher.zip

They were programmed by russians, so comments may not be very clear, but source code and overall idea will help you.
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by:funhyun1
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THanks for the samples. But they are bit advanced than what I am looking for. I am just looking for much simply cube trnsition transition effect. I gues not many MAC users out there. :P
I will start on a sample FLA and post it for visual reference. To be continued...
thanks.  
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by:hsmtp
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funhyun1,

I thought it is the same effect as when you switching users in OS X.
Just looked at iPhoto, couldn't find any cube transition effects.
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yes... even better, that is the perfect effect I am looking for. Can that be done through buttons? As I described in the question above?
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by:hsmtp
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As I mentioned, you will need to use these 3D engines. They are complex, but this is the only way.
There are no standard dynamic 3D solutions included in Flash.
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by:vickerleung
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but I do think there are someway to simulate 3D effects~
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by:funhyun1
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please do tell!
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by:funhyun1
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It does not have to be dynamic. Instead of tweening, if there is a way set the script to skew the images in the right way to simulate a cube
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funhyun1,

Try to use 3D software, like Swift 3D. Then you can render any 3D effect easily.
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