It is very simple to move the pivot point of a DisplayObject such as a Sprite or movie clip. A lot of articles around the web suggest putting the DisplayObject inside of another Movieclip and giving it negative X/Y coordinates. This to me is not the same thing, and over complicates things by adding an unnecessary container.
So you start Flash Builder and the splash screen pops up, then disappears. What gives? Here’s a way to fix it in most cases.
Make sure that flash builder is not running in processes. (ctrl-shift-escape to open task manager)
Navigate to /users/yourname/Adobe Flash Builder 4.7/.metadata
delete .lock file.
Like in many programming languages, Actionscript 3 allows for use of the ternary operator ?:
Let’s take a normal if statement as an example:
if( score == 10)
win = true;
win = false;
This could be written in a different way using the ternary operator:
win = (score == 10) ? true : false;
So the syntax is: Expression ? statement : statement
This one has been covered a million times on other sites but I thought I’d include it here anyway.
To move a MovieClip or other DisplayObject to the front of the stack, you can use the following function:
I am often given AI files (Adobe Illustrator) for the purpose of extracting assets for my flash projects. Over the past few months, I’ve been receiving a lot of files having been giving me this same issue.