How to Make Button Animation in Macromedia Flash 8

Hello Friends, I know flash but i don’t know how to make button so please give me some advice how i can do it.

Macromedia flash … seems like a century has passed since Adobe aquired Flash and Dreamweaver. Anyways, Insert > Create Symbol, then in the symbol properties select it as button. In the timeline you will have 4 consecutive frames labeled Up, Over, Down, and Hit. Customize the appropriate states of the button, then assign the desired action by selecting the Action tab in the Instance Properties dialog box. That’s it.

There are many tutorials and guides, including by Adobe:

Anyway, does it have to be necessarily a Flash-based animation?