Play and Pause Buttons in Flash


Several students have asked how I created my play and pause buttons for Edrick's animated video on Here you go…

  1. First, create your play and pause buttons in Flash. Here is what mine look like:

    Flash buttons

  2. Then, in the first frame of your actions layer enter the following action script

    Flash Buttons

  3. Try it out. I think it gives the user more control over the movie.