Solved

Change color of movieClip type on mouse event (ActionScript 3)

Posted on 2009-04-10
3
993 Views
Last Modified: 2013-11-11
The code below works as expected; however, I want to change the color of the type to 0xff0000. I tried to use the first three lines of commented code instead of the uncommented code, and I got the following error:

1119: Access of possibly undefined property color through a reference with static type flash.display:DisplayObject.

What am I doing wrong?
public function navOver(evt:MouseEvent):void {

			//var tempColor:Color;

			//tempColor = 0xFF0000;

			//DisplayObject(evt.target).color = 0xff0000;

			DisplayObject(evt.target).alpha = .5;

			//var tempButtonEvent:MouseEvent = evt;

			//trace("mss");

			//trace(tempButtonEvent);

			//tempButtonEvent.alpha=.5;

		}

Open in new window

0
Comment
Question by:msukow
  • 2
3 Comments
 
LVL 5

Expert Comment

by:john_hollings
ID: 24119960
are you importing this class at the frist frame of your movie's root timeline?

import flash.display.*
or
import flash.display.DisplayObject.*;
0
 

Author Comment

by:msukow
ID: 24120606
yes
0
 

Accepted Solution

by:
msukow earned 0 total points
ID: 24122932
I figured it out. I used the attached function. i also had to make sure that I imported the following:
import flash.geom.ColorTransform;
public function navOut(evt:MouseEvent):void {

  var colorTransform:ColorTransform = DisplayObject(evt.target).transform.colorTransform;

  colorTransform.color = 0x373535;

  DisplayObject(evt.target).transform.colorTransform = colorTransform;

}

Open in new window

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

Suggested Solutions

Title # Comments Views Activity
HTML 5 or Flash 7 479
Google Chrome - Where is "Enable Resource Tracking" 2 11,532
Google Chrome Blank White Screens 13 293
Failed download 57 551
I have been doing hardcore actionscripting for some time; and needless to say I have faced a lot of problems in just understanding others' code rather than understanding what the code executes. A programmer's life can become hell when there are a lo…
While working over numerous projects I often had the requirement for doing a screen capture in AS3.0. Unfortunately I found no "ready made" solutions in google search that suited my requirements. But I did come across some great resources which help…
In this tutorial viewers will learn how to create a basic motion tween animation in Flash Open a new document in Flash: Draw/import an image: Press CTRL + F8 to convert it into a graphic symbol: Select a frame (how long you want the tween to last): …
This Micro Tutorial will teach to how to utilize bit rate in Adobe Flash Media Live Encoder.

912 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

17 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now