Create Flash Object to protect my online tattoo images

Can anyone assist me with creating an Adobe Flash SWF object that I can use to protect my online tattoo images. I'm looking for something like that at the following link:

Notice how when you run the mouse over the picture area, it displays the photo. I've tried for the last couple of days but I just can't figure it out. Can someone help me out?


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How familiar are you with Flash?

Very little ActionScript is actually required for that effect.

All you need to do is create a MovieClip on a new layer which contains all the items you want to place "in the way". Place the image you want to block "behind" that, and with code (like the snippet attached), scroll the "cover_mc" constantly.

To make the "cover" loop over and repeat, create two copies of the same MovieClip and place them right after eachother. Then when one has moved all the way to the bottom, the attached code will make it appear at the top again.

Do you have any more questions on how to achieve this?

Good luck with your Flashing,
cover_mc1.y = 0;
cover_mc2.y = cover_mc1.height;

this.addEventListener(Event.ENTER_FRAME, onFrame);
function onFrame(e:Event)
    cover_mc1.y += 2; //Change this number to change the speed
    cover_mc2.y += 2; //Change this number to change the speed

    //Reposition the "covers" if they disappear off the screen
    if (cover_mc1.y > stage.stageHeight)
       { cover_mc1.y = cover_mc2.y - cover_mc1.height; }

    if (cover_mc2.y > stage.stageHeight)
       { cover_mc2.y = cover_mc1.y - cover_mc2.height; }

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Chief3000Author Commented:
I just started learning it. I have it installed on my computer now. It looks like Greek to me right. I may need you to take me by the hand so that I can at get the concept. Of course, this is if you have time. Your assistance will be greatly appreciated. I do appreciate the script. I just don't know what to do with it. Hopefully this explains my ibexperience.
Did you ever give the code a try? It should definitely work.

Just place the code on any frame of the timeline, and create the new MovieClips as described. A light tutorial on Flash and ActionScript might also be helpful in learning how to navigate Flash and where to properly place this code.

Do you need any links for tutorials, or do you think you can find them on your own? Google is priceless. ;)
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