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TweenMax and pulsing of moved object?

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I've got an animation where the user clicks a button, which causes a shape object to move to a specific position. Like this:

 

// move pointer object

 

TweenMax.to (myobject, .75, {x:43, y:18, ease:Bounce.easeOut});

 

So, now myobject is in a new position.

 

If I try to add an effect, such as a repeating pulse/box shadow like this:

 

TweenMax.fromTo(myobject, 0.7, { boxShadow: "0px 0px 0px 0px rgba(0,255,0,0.3)" },

{boxShadow: "0px 0px 20px 10px rgba(0,255,0,0.7)",
repeat: -1,
yoyo: true,
ease: Linear.easeNone
});

 

What I get is a pulsing object (it's just a circle with a fill) in it's current position, AND a pulsing square box shadowed area offset from the new position. I just want the moved object to pulse after it reaches its new position. I've attached a small screen shot.

 

I think this is pretty simple, but I can't seem to get it...

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Hi flash08 :)

 

you just need onComplete , like this :

TweenLite.to(myobject, 1, {x:200,y:100,onComplete:function(){
   TweenMax.to(myobject,0.5,{boxShadow:"0px 0px 20px 5px rgba(255,255,255)",repeat:-1,yoyo:true})
}})
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Thanks - but this results in the same behavior - a pulsing box, and a pulsing object.

 

I guess the thinking is:

1.) Wait for the object to complete it's tween to move to the new position;

2.) After that's done, fire off the box shadow effect

 

Possibly I need a different way to refer to the object once it has moved?

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Yes, I have to echo Diaco's concerns. I don't understand what you mean by the pulsing shadow being offset from the object.

Perhaps you can fork Diaco's excellent demo, add your code, and show is exactly what is happening.

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