Flash Mouse Effects

by Hiroshi on October 26, 2008

in Actionscript, Adobe Flash, Control, Tips, Utilities

In this section lets play with mouse cursor in Flash. You can do the following:

  • Mouse hide, show in Flash
  • Mouse Trailers in Flash
  • Creating Custom Mouse Pointer in Flash

Mouse hide, show

You can show or hide mouse by using following scripts.

Mouse.show();
Mouse.hide();

Mouse Trailers

Name Trailer

At blank stage place this action script.

Text = "Javed Khalil Hiroshi";
letters = Text.split("");
letterformat = new TextFormat();
letterformat.font = "Verdana";
letterformat.align = "center";
letterformat.size = "10";
spacing = 8;
speed = 3;
for (var LTR = 0; LTR<letters.length; LTR++) {
mc = _root.createEmptyMovieClip(LTR+"l", LTR);
mc.createTextField(letters[LTR]+"t", LTR, LTR*spacing, 10, 20, 20);
with (mc[letters[LTR]+"t"]) {
text = letters[LTR];
setTextFormat(letterformat);
selectable = false;
}
if (LTR) {
mc.prevClip = _root[(LTR-1)+"l"];
mc.onEnterFrame = function() {
this._x += (this.prevClip._x-this._x+5)/speed;
this._y += (this.prevClip._y-this._y)/speed;
};
} else {
mc.onEnterFrame = function() {
this._x += (_root._xmouse-this._x+10)/speed;
this._y += (_root._ymouse-this._y)/speed;
};
}
}

Creating Custom Mouse Pointer

Action on first frame
startDrag("/my mouse", true);
Mouse.hide();
Action on Mouse movieclip
onClipEvent (load) {
Mouse.hide();
}

While my mouse is mouse pointer movieclip name.

Download Custom Mouse Pointer Example

Download Mouse Trailers

Mouse Following Objects – Download Examples

Download Duplicate Movieclip Example

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