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Flash Sound On/Off Button

In this tutorial you will learn how to create a simple Flash music on and off button using Flash actionscript. Fla download is also included.

This tutorial starts with the music on. On clicking the button music goes off (as seen in the demo). You can start the music again at any point during the movie.

STEPS TO FOLLOW

To start with, make 2 buttons. 1 for ON and another, for OFF
Demonstration
Download the .fla

Next you need to create 2 Movie clips.
  • For sound
  • For buttons
Okay let's start with the Sound Movie clip
  • Create three keyframes.
  • Insert stop action to all the keyframes.
  • Insert your music into frame1.
  • NOTE: Keep the loop count of your music fairly an high value and the sync should be at event.

  • In frame2 insert the following code,

    gotoAndStop(1);

  • In frame3 insert the following code,

    gotoAndPlay(1);
Now you are through with your Sound Movie clip.

Next, Lets start with the Button Movie clip
  • Create 2 keyframes.
  • Insert stop actions to both the keyframes.
  • Insert OFF button into frame1.
  • Select your OFF button and insert the following code,

    on (release) {
    tellTarget ("../music") {
    stopAllSounds();
    }
    }
    on (release) {
    nextFrame();
    }

  • Insert ON button into frame2.
  • Select your ON button and insert the following code,

    on (release) {
    tellTarget ("../music") {
    nextFrame();
    }
    }
    on (release) {
    prevFrame();
    }
  • Insert your Sound Movie clip into your movie and name it "music" in your instance panel.
  • Insert your Button Movie clip into your movie.
  • Now press ctrl+enter to play your movie.


Download the .fla


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