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Creating a

Get URL Action

Test it out on the right==>

Follow along with the geturl.fla

1. Open a new movie

2. CLick Insert=> New Symbol to create a new symbol. Set the properties to that of a button. On your button stage draw a rectangle. Click back to your scene 1.

3. Open your library by clicking the menu item: window=> library or F11

4. Place the button on the stage by dragging it from the library to the stage in frame 1

5. Open the actions panel by clicking the menu item: window=>actions. It will appear below.

6. Click once on the button on the stage to highlight it.

7. While the button is highlighted on the stage, click the + sign on the upper right side of the actions panel, select Actions => Browser/Network => getURL

8. The script for GETURL will be written in the white box. Down below is a blank for URL. Type in the full URL. Flash does not like relative URL's here. (ie: )

9. In the box for Window, select one of the following from the drop down box:

_blank for new window

_parent for the same window

_top for replacing a frameset window

10. You are done!

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