1. No Profile Picture
    Registered User
    Devshed Newbie (0 - 499 posts)

    Join Date
    Aug 2011
    Rep Power

    Real time date and time tween.

    I'm working on creating a new look for my portfolio and had a concept.

    I would like have one movie clip tween in real time 365 frame increments, while another moves in real time minute or second increments.
    Along with this, I would like to be able to override the passage of time by scrolling an associated scrollbar.
    The two tweens would be independent of one

    I have an image to help illustrate this idea, but since I'm a first time poster, no hyperlinks.

    Is this at all possible? because it would be wonderful if it was.
  2. #2
  3. Plays with fire
    Devshed Beginner (1000 - 1499 posts)

    Join Date
    Aug 2003
    Rep Power
    Tweens work at the speed of the fps set on the timeline. If you need something to last 1 second and your timeline is set to 30fps, set your tween to 1 second and it will last 30 frames.

    If your scrollbar tween "overrides" the other tween, they really aren't independent. They can operate independently, but when the scrollbar is used, will you need to stop, pause or reset the other?

    Also, I never use the built-in tweener. Adobe's tween engine, quite frankly, blows chunks. Try TweenLite/TweenMax. These have such incredible power and ease of use, you should be able to accomplish whatever you want.
    Last edited by Frank Grimes; August 16th, 2011 at 09:57 AM.
    “Be ashamed to die until you have won some victory for humanity.” -- Horace Mann

    "...all men are created equal." -- US Declaration of Independence

IMN logo majestic logo threadwatch logo seochat tools logo