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    nationality drop down menu

    hello all!
    seasons greetings and all that...

    i am looking to build a drop down/scroll menu with nationalitys inside it. A bit like this

    http://www.bacardilive.com/

    (on the right of the page you will see "country of residence")

    any direction/assistnace as ever much appreciated

    thanks
    h

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    help has arrived

    Ok here's how you would do this,

    1 - make you button (don't convert to button)
    2 - convert to movie clip
    3 - now in the movie clip add a second keyfram
    4 - add a stop(); to both keyframes
    5 - on the second keyframe edit your button the way it's going to look after by addin a list over it or where ever you want it... oyu can add anything here but make sure it's near or over the button if you want the usuers to be able to click on it.
    6 - go to you main stage and add htis code to your movieclip

    Code:
    onClipEvent (enterFrame) {
     if (this.hitTest(_root._xmouse, _root._ymouse, true)) {
    //it checks if the mouse is overtop of the object, and if true it goes to frame 2 of the movie clip
     this.gotoAndStop(2);
     } else {
    //this keeps it from staying on frame 2 after the mouse leaves the object
     this.gotoAndStop(1);
     }
    }
    if you want you can change the if part of the code so it test if the mouse clicked the button... hope this helps

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    Noo doot aboot it, eh?
    It would probally be easiest to use a ComboBox component. You'll need an array with all of the countries you want in it. Then this simple code will populate the component:
    Code:
    var nationalities:Array = new Array("Canada", "Italy", "Russia", "United States");
    myCB.dataProvider = nationalities;
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    Maybe getTimer() or TweenMax is the answer to your problem . . .

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