AIM/E-Mail
Button
    
by Edwin Rosero

In this tutorial we will create a Button that when pressed will open up an AOL Instant Messenger window with your ScreenName and your desired message. We will also create a Mail button, so that clients can contact you through mail. Before reading this tutorial Launch FLASH and make sure your frame rate is at 30fps. You can edit the movie properties by going to Modify>movie . Lets begin...

AIM Button:

Step 1.

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-Draw out your button on the main stage, In this case a circle, and convert
it into a button by pressing F8 and selecting the button behavior.

Step 2.

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-Right Click on the button and choose actions. Then go to Basic Actions>on mouse event
Then go to Bassic Action> get URL. Under URL: type in
aim:GoIM?ScreenName=YOURSN&message=YOUR MESSAGE .

Mail Button:

Step 1.

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-Draw out your button on the main stage, In this case a circle, and convert
it into a button by pressing F8 and selecting the button behavior.

Step 2.

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-Right Click on the button and choose actions. Then go to Basic Actions>on mouse event
then go to Basic actions> get URL. under URL: type in mailto: [email protected]

The final animation should look like this:

If you have any questions, please post in the Flash forums. You can contact me directly by e-mailing at: [email protected] You can also contact me by using AOL Instant Messenger: Crazy Flash Pie

Edwin Rosero
http://vts330.tripod.com/

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