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    (HELP) Looking for advice to start me off (Point and click character movement)

    Hi, (Using Flash 8)

    I'm trying to take the first baby steps to make a character(collection of movie clips) walk around the screen following preset routes (motion paths?) like in a point and click adventure.

    I want the character to move to the relevant point on the motion path when the mouse is clicked at corresponding point on the screen.

    I made a demo of what I want to achieve here (link).

    My action scripting skills are limited.
    I have a feeling I need to use the onClick command (???).

    I have no idea how to:
    1) Keep track of the character's position on the motion path
    2) Control the speed of the character's movement from a to b
    3) Link the cursor's co-ordinates on screen to a point on a motion path
    4) Interrupt the character's current movement when a new click command is given (for later!)

    Any advice on where to look to get started would be most welcome.
    Thanks

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    Basically you need to learn more about Actionscript. If you want, I could give you some advice and help. Feel free to e-mail me at gogafem@yahoo.com

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    That's exactly what I need to do. Thanks.

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