PNG images as Buttons in Flash

Posted on 2005-04-05
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Last Modified: 2007-12-19
Hi guys,

Here's something that's puzzling me.

I import a couple of PNG images into the Library, create a simple button with one of the images as the Up position and the other as the Down position. When I Enable Simple Buttons the button animates right within Flash, but it doesn't move when I Publish it. The cursor turns into a pointing finger, which means the browser does recognize it as a button, but it doesn't do anything when clicked on.

I've uploaded the FLA, SWF and HTM files to:


Is there any trick to using PNG images as buttons?

Thanks in advance.

Question by:Lobo042399
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Edit your history_button, and you will see that you have got other buttons nested inside it.

- go to frame "up", select everything and you will see "history" button
- press Ctrl + B two times, breaking it to the png image (nester inside a movieclip  nested inside a button)
- do the same for "over" and "hit" state
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Download the corrected fla here: http://www.negatyve.com/EE/header11.zip
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ID: 13710129
Hi negatyve,

Thanks for the help; guess that happens for having so much crap piled in the Library, huh. I got the button up and running the way I wanted it, Thanks again.

Good Vibes!

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