How To: Drag and drop objects in Flash

Drag and drop objects in Flash

Tasktutorial.com shows us how to create drag and drop functionality into a flash program. Start off by making a few shapes in flash and then add color to each of them, a different one for each shape in order to differentiate between them. After doing this select all the shapes by dragging the cursor over them, once done distribute the shapes into layers by going into the 'modify' drop-down button at the top, then timeline and there will be the option to distribute. Now we have to turn the shapes into movie clips by pressing F8 after clicking on a shape and after that selecting 'movie clip' in the box that appears, do this for each shape. A simple action script can now be used for each shape so that when the program is run, we are able to move the shapes at any time using the cursor.

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