Solved

Flash Effect: Drawing

Posted on 2008-10-27
3
288 Views
Last Modified: 2013-11-05
Hi,

I need to create an effect that makes it look like the object is being drawn over time.  To illustrate and clarify I have created this file.

http://www.purezone.co.za/test/test.html

(I did this by having white boxes move down and right to reveal the lines underneath.)

I need to do this effect for the letter S which throws my 'cheat' above out of the window.

Please help by pointing me in the right direction on how to do this.

Thanks in advance.

[k]

0
Comment
Question by:khalamuntu
  • 2
3 Comments
 
LVL 39

Accepted Solution

by:
blue-genie earned 400 total points
ID: 22813248
you could do it your way with a more careful masking effect.
alternatively there are lots of tutorial out there .. here's just a few google kicked out.

i don't know if they're any good but have a go.

http://www.pixeldigest.com/writing_effect.html
http://www.flashessential.com/archives/9
0
 
LVL 1

Author Closing Comment

by:khalamuntu
ID: 31510536
Thanks
0
 
LVL 1

Author Comment

by:khalamuntu
ID: 22817127
The first example pointed me to an alternative way of doing it. Editing the object frame by frame using an eraser.  It takes long but it is effective.

Thanks.
[k]
0

Featured Post

Is Your Active Directory as Secure as You Think?

More than 75% of all records are compromised because of the loss or theft of a privileged credential. Experts have been exploring Active Directory infrastructure to identify key threats and establish best practices for keeping data safe. Attend this month’s webinar to learn more.

Question has a verified solution.

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

This is a very simple example to help those of you who are still migrating from AS2 to AS3 understand the redesigned event model in AS3. In AS2.0, event functions (that is, the function to be performed when an event is fired) were stored as a pro…
I have found that much of my time doing support ends up being a constant repetition of the same steps to different people.  Early on I stated using web pages with Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) to alleviate most of the burden.  Sometimes this jus…
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 live broadcast using Flash Media Live Encoder and connecting it to YouTube to broadcast. Log into your Youtube account, choose live stream settings, start live stream from Flash Media Live Enc…

896 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

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

16 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now