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Flash Script – Shaking Window Effect

By Georgina Laidlaw

Copy the script from here and then paste it in to the head of the HTML document that contains your Flash movie.

<script type="text/javascript"> 
<!--  
function shake(n) {
if (parent.moveBy) {
for (i = 10; i > 0; i--) {
for (j = n; j > 0; j--) {
parent.moveBy(0,i);
parent.moveBy(i,0);
parent.moveBy(0,-i);
parent.moveBy(-i,0);
        }
     }
  }
}
//  -->
</script>

To create the flash movie,

1. Open a new flash movie.
2. Create a button in flash, right click on it, and insert the actions below:

  on (press) 
 {
 getURL ("javascript:shake(5)");
 }
Meet the author
Georgina has more than fifteen years' experience writing and editing for web, print and voice. With a background in marketing and a passion for words, the time Georgina spent with companies like Sausage Software and sitepoint.com cemented her lasting interest in the media, persuasion, and communications culture.

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