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  1. Hi temeraire. If you have 2 movie clips you want to animate at the same time you need to use the offset parameter on your timeline when you append the tweens, like so: myTimeline.append(TweenLite.to (mc1, 1, {y:"100"})); myTimeline.append(TweenLite.to (mc2, 1, {y:"100"}),-1); This tells the second tween to start -1 second from the end of the current point in the timeline, as the 1st tween takes 1 second also, these 2 tweens would start at the same time. There are plenty of tutorials on how to use Timeline Lite/Max, the best place to start would be the Intro to TimelineLite and then perhaps Carl Schoof's Excellent 6 part series on TimelineLite. There is also the really useful documentation provided by Jack (although it can be a bit daunting on the first few scan-throughs if you're new to Greensock!) I hope this helps You can check out
  2. Hi SyntaxMind, Maybe I'm not understanding you correctly but you have 2 functions, one when you mouse over, the other when you mouse out: private function onOverHandler(e:MouseEvent):void { TweenMax.to(e.target, 1, {y:720, ease:Back.easeOut}); } private function onOutHandler(e:MouseEvent):void { TweenMax.to(e.target, 1, {y:737, ease:Back.easeOut}); } If you want the menu item that you are hovering over to not go down again when you hover away from it you simply have to remove "MouseEvent.ROLL_OUT, onOutHandler" for all your menu items. Is this what you're asking? Presumeably however, if you then were to mouse over any other button, you would want the previously 'raised' button to go down? This would involve a bit more code to do correctly. Have I understood you correctly? X10
  3. I concur with Carl, those boxes float like butter on a hot knife on my systems.
  4. Glad to hear you got the other bits sorted! The bike thing does sound like a timing issue and something you'll have to work out with a bit of trial and error. I tried opening your file but I get an "Unexpected File Format" Error. I have Flash CS4, what version is your FLA saved to? X10
  5. To answer your last query, TimelineLite/Max has an appendMultiple method into which you can parse an array of tweens. You could use it like this: timeline.appendMultiple([ TweenLite.to(mc1, 1, {alpha:0}), TweenLite.to(mc2, 1, {alpha:0}), TweenLite.to(mc3, 1, {alpha:0}), ], 5, TweenAlign.START, 0); This places 3 tweens into an array for the appendMultiple method and START's them all at the same time. There is an offset of 5 seconds, so it won't start until 5 seconds after the last tween. Carl Schoof's TimeilneLite tutorial on Active Tuts has a brilliant interactive visualiser that you can use to experiment with this if you're feeling up to it, try it out! X10
  6. Hi cracknell, Welcome to the Greensock forums! Glad to see you're getting stuck in and troubleshooting your code. Using delay's is the correct way to 'pause' as you say between tweens, however, TimelineLite has it's own method for delays which might help you slightly. tl.append( TweenLite.to(image_mc, 1, {_x:-300, _y:0, ease:Quint.easeIn}),3); tl.append( TweenLite.to(lafrom_mc, 1, {_x:20, _y:33, ease:Quint.easeIn}),-1); tl.append( TweenLite.to(lafrom_mc, 1, {_x:-300, _y:33, ease:Quint.easeIn}),3); tl.append( TweenLite.to(logos_mc, 1, {_x:110, _y:185, ease:Quint.easeIn}),-5); tl.append( TweenLite.to(toFind_mc, 1, {_x:20, _y:33, ease:Quint.easeIn}),-1); tl.append( TweenLite.to(toFind_mc, 1, {_x:-300, _y:33, ease:Quint.easeIn}),3); tl.append( TweenLite.to(logos_mc, 1, {_x:-280, _y:185, ease:Quint.easeIn}),-1); tl.append( TweenLite.to(image2_mc, 1, {_x:0, _y:0, ease:Quint.easeIn}),-1); Note how the 'delay' values are outside the tween. This value essentially tells the timeline how many seconds after the previous tween to append itself. So if you leave it blank, the tween will happen directly after the previous tween has finished. One thing that might make things easier in the future should you wish to update the timings is that the logos_mc has a delay of -5, which actually starts it off before the second lafrom_mc, so might be worth switching those around. I'm not sure how much you have read or coded with Greensock and TimelineLite/Max so apologies if I'm covering old ground for you, however Jack has provided some excellent Documentation on TimelineLite and Carl Schoof has recently created a fantastic 4 part series on the basics of TimelineLite, you should check it out. I hope that helps? X10
  7. Hi cbum7210, Glad you've managed to solve some of your issues. The code is almost correct: BAD tl.append(TweenMax.to(harleyR, 1, {y:281, scaleX = -1 }),1); GOOD tl.append(TweenMax.to(harleyR, 1, {y:281, scaleX: -1 }),1); All values in the tween are preceeded by a colon.
  8. X10

    smooth wiggle

    Also, have you ticked "Allow Smoothing" for the image options in the Library? I do concur with the frame rate comment by mrEmpty also. D.
  9. Hi dcarrick, Your code seems sound, so there must be an issue elsewhere, could you post a really simple FLA so we can take a look? X10
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    easeback to x=0

    Hello again burn4ever, I just had a re-read over your post, and I think this is what you're after: TweenMax.to(mc, 1, {x:400, ease:Quad.easeOut} ); TweenMax.to(mc, 3, {x:0, ease:Quad.easeIn,delay:1} ); Let us know. X10
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    easeback to x=0

    Hi burn4ever, Glad to see you're taking advantage of Carl's excellent tutorials. I'm not sure exactly what you're asking. Are you saying that you tween an mc from an x of 0 to somewhere on the stage with a large easeParam like in Carl's tutorial, but then you want to tween it back to 0 using a different speed? You can acheive this with 2 tweens: TweenMax.to(mc, 2, {x:400, ease:Back.easeOut, easeParams:[4] } ); TweenMax.to(mc, 4, {x:0, ease:Back.easeOut ,delay:2} ); The first tween uses a large ease parameter and tweens in 2 seconds, the second tween goes at a slower pace, 4 seconds, and uses the default ease value. Is this what you're asking? Perhaps a bit more detail is required if not.
  12. Hi mrEmpty, Yes Greensock's TweenMax has a method calledisTweening which you can use on your mc. If I've understood you correctly you can use it like this as a basic example: if (!TweenMax.isTweening(mc)) {TweenLite.to(mc,1,{x:"100"});} You could even put it inside the function you call from your EventListener. function move100(e:MouseEvent):void{ if (!TweenMax.isTweening(e.currentTarget)){ TweenLite.to(e.currentTarget,1,{x:"100"});} };
  13. Ah yes, typo on my part there!! I will proof read my responses better next time. Of course it should work if the var is defined outside the function - completely missed that, hence the typo I guess! Thanks Carl!
  14. Hi Ben, Hmm, that is odd, are you setting stage height & width dynamically in your Child SWF's? What happens if you try this in the Parent SWFLoader constructor (replace "MySWF.swf", "x" & "y" with your values.: swfs.append(new SWFLoader("MySWF.swf", {container:container_mc, width: x, height: y,scaleMode:"none"})); As to the sound playing, yes that has stumped me too, perhaps Jack will be able to give a better explanation. It might be easier if you had a simplified version of your problem attached as a zipped fla (cs4) to your next post so we could try it ourselves - it's difficult sometimes to visualise exactly how a piece of code is working. X10
  15. Hi Idans, I'm not entirely sure why that doesn't work, I'm sure Jack or Carl or someone a little more versed can explain, however try this code instead for your MOUSE_OUT function: function myOutReaction (e:MouseEvent):void{ TweenMax(e.currentTarget, 1, {tint:null}); }
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