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Suggestion for TimeLineMax

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I got a TimelineMax which repeats non stop (repeat = -1) UNTIL a certain event happens. When that happens, what I want is the animation to STOP REPEATING. Unfortunately, setting repeat to 0 also resets the "playhead" to 0 instead of waiting for the current animation to finish.

 

I don't know if there is another method to do this. Also note that I'm using the OLD animation platform (2012-06-30 / TimelineMax 1.698).

 

To accomplish my task, I had to make "_cyclesComplete" in TimelineMax publicly accessible (via property).

 

Then:

 

tl.repeat = tl.cyclesComplete;

 

So the suggestion is to take care of this issue so that it is no longer an issue ::- D.

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if your Timeline has yoyo:false, this should work fine:

 

 

import com.greensock.*;

var tl:TimelineMax = new TimelineMax({repeat:-1 , repeatDelay:1});

tl.insert(TweenLite.to(mc, 3, {x:400}));


stage.addEventListener(MouseEvent.CLICK, stopIt)

function stopIt(e:MouseEvent){

var myProgress = tl.currentProgress;
trace(myProgress);
tl.repeat = 0;
//tl.pause(); optional
tl.totalProgress = myProgress;
}

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Or, more shortly,

 

tl.totalProgress = tl.currentProgress;

 

Thank you Carl. Excellent reply, as usual with you guys! ;;- ).

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Yep, good solution(s).

 

I wouldn't want to make this behavior automatic because it's actually picking up the tween/animation and moving its startTime (where it sits in its parent timeline) which might not be what users want. Thanks for the suggestion, though.

 

Happy tweening!

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