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Subject: DISCOVERY - viewing movie clips WITHIN the flash authoring environment
From: p.m
Date: Thu, 30 Apr 1998 21:18:34 +0100


Just came across a trick (bug?) to be able to see flash movie clips
within the stage timeline. Current wisdom holds that you cant see your
movie clips on the stage and you can only see them if you export your

Well you can! Just make them a graphic!

1- place movie clip on canvas
2- double click to edit its properties
3- make it a graphic
4- (set it to play once if that movie clip doesnt loop)

Viola! You can now see it play out in the timeline!

When you are done positiong it, just make it a movie clip again.

paulatflasher [dot] net

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