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EDiCicco
09-06-2001, 01:29 PM
Can you tell me what is the simplest way to display a different text box when a mouseover is done on various areas of the workspace.

Thanks in advance for any help in this matter.

zoranvedek
09-06-2001, 08:03 PM
Another way would be to create a main movie, then in a child movie place the edit box. Create a button, leave the normal state with something that won't conflict with your background(I used a large period that was the same color), on the mouse over 'action' have it show the child movie with the edit box. I will post an example shortly.
-Jason
Edited, cause I'm a lousy speller..............
[Edited by zoranvedek on 09-06-2001 at 09:36 PM]

zoranvedek
09-06-2001, 09:32 PM
Heres an example:

http://members.aol.com/lucky13thday/editbox_example.html

and heres the movie file:


http://members.aol.com/lucky13thday/editbox_example.movie

AOL may double up the .movie extension when the movie file is downloaded, just rename it and remove the extra extension(gotta love that good ol' AOL FTP).

-Jason

EDiCicco
09-11-2001, 12:24 PM
Thanks for the help I got it to work. My problem now is that if I go immediately from one hot spot to another quickly, the second text box does not appear. If I go off the hot spot, and then back on, the text box appears. I have been playing with the time parameters of the main and sub-movies. By reducing the time frame value I have made it work better, but I still eperience this problem when I change hot spots quickly.

Thanks for the help

EDiCicco
09-11-2001, 12:53 PM
That would be greatly appreciated.

Regards,
E. DiCicco