Master volume slider for linked swf's

Posted on 2006-06-20
Medium Priority
Last Modified: 2006-11-18
Hi!  I have a master swf that has the normal navigation controls...play, pause, section buttons, etc.  I also have separate content swf's that I load into a blank movieclip within the master swf depending on the section button that is clicked.  Each of these content swf's have their own voice-over audio on the timeline...That is important because I timed the animation to the sound.

My question is this...How can I create a volume slider on the master swf that will control the volumes in the content swf's?  I have seen tutorials for volume controls but they all want to load the audio from within the actionscript.  I just need a master volume that will raise and lower any audio that is playing within the master swf file.  Can someone point me to a tutorial or an fla that has already been set up?  Or maybe something that I could modify?

Scott Whitehead
Question by:aswhitehead
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 2
  • 2
LVL 23

Accepted Solution

Zeffer earned 1000 total points
ID: 17022427
Made this for you .. the master clip loads a swf with music in it and the slide control in the master clip will control all sounds contained in it.. by default all movie sound in the master is controlled by not naming a target for the sound object..



Author Comment

ID: 17042770

I cannot download the file.  When I click on the link or copy it into a browser it just sits there.

Scott Whitehead
LVL 23

Expert Comment

ID: 17045980
Hi Scott..well that's weird.. I've just clicked on the link in EE and also typed the address in the address bar and both worked.
let's try the .fla's



Author Comment

ID: 17046051

Got it.  It must have been a problem with my browser at work.  I will try it out and let you know.


Featured Post

Technology Partners: We Want Your Opinion!

We value your feedback.

Take our survey and automatically be enter to win anyone of the following:
Yeti Cooler, Amazon eGift Card, and Movie eGift Card!

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

This is intended to introduce all collision detection principles in flash, their strengths, weaknesses and workarounds. The main method for Collision Detection in flash is using hitTestObject. But unless you'll be pushing rectangular shapes without …
Recently, I was asked to recommend a tracking system to be implemented on a clients website. As the entire site was built on flash, my first thought was to suggest custom built tracking system. However, our company at that point of time didn't h…
In this tutorial viewers will learn how to create a basic shape tween animation in Flash including shape hints for smooth animation Open a new document in Flash: Draw a shape: Select another frame (how long you want the tween to be): Right click and…
The goal of the tutorial is to teach the user how to how to load their YouTube profile onto Flash Media Live Encoder.
Suggested Courses

770 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question