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Posted on 2006-07-06
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How do I move a graphic on keypress

on (keyPress "<Enter>") {

Move graphic left here

}



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iamatramp
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ddlam earned 200 total points
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1 Create a new movie clip(Ctrl+F9)
2 import or paste your graphic into the movie clip
3 drag your movie clip to stage and name your movie clip instance name as "picture" (Ctrl+F3)
4 add below into main timeline, frame 1

this.onEnterFrame = function(){
  if(Key.isDown(Key.ENTER)) {
    picture._x++;
  }
}
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by:Gorba916
ID: 17239474
listenerObj = new Object();
listenerObj.onKeyDown = function()
{
      if (Key.getCode() == 13) {
            trace("You pressed Enter!");
            picture._x++;
      }
}
Key.addListener(listenerObj);
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by:Gorba916
ID: 17239479
To make Enter and Backspace work make sure "disable keyboard shortcuts" is checked in the test move playback... Controls > disable keyboard shortcuts
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