Boothy
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Hi all

Produced a side scrolling svg based control panel + drop down room menu with svg borders and changeable room descriptions. See attached file below. Hopki thanks for the input regarding enabling backgrounds in flash.

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Slight variation to the above with automatic closing of room menu after individual rooms have been selected, attachment below. Seems to work OK, any comments welcome

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hi Boothy,
I downloaded the second skin and opened the example. Looks great, maybe on mobile devices even better. I saw one thing, which I have also experienced. On mouse over on the room menu once opened, you've got the hand cursor only on boundaries, not on text, where you've got the regular pointer. I also had this "problem" and couldn't figure it out, as hand cursor was selected for the text itself. Maybe this is a bug?
Thanks again, George
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Hi George

I did notice the issue in Flash output but appeared fine in html5. Not sure what the solution is, I may contact Martin for his take on thints. The closing of menus are not quite as elegant in Flash.
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Hi Guys
In Flash the hand cursor does not work. The simplest thing to do is swap the order of things.

Add the text box first then the rectangle as a child of it. Set the rectangle's background to visible but set the alpha to 0.
Select hand cursor and away you go as with the background set to alpha 0 you will see the text through it.
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Thanks Hopki

I will give it a try

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Hi Hopki

The above sample is a svg rollover not a rectangle, this appears a little more complex with a rollover image tried your solution but does not work in this context (good chance I may have done something wrong!). The only way I can think is to have 2 buttons \ svg images which would have to be hidden\shown when mouse is over. Any simpler ideas much appreciated. I will experiment some more

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Hi Boothy
The problem was no hand cursor with text box in Flash.
The solution was to put a rectangle over the text box.
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Thanks for this Hopki

I understand your example and the concept but still cannot grasp how this principle works with a rollover svg or button with a hover\over state ? I understand covering the text with a rectangle but not how to reveal both text and rollover via alpha channel in output unless I constuct multiple buttons to simulate rollover via hide\show actions. I have tried with your attached example but still cannot get the hover state and the rollover button to work at the same time in flash ( I am using 4.5beta 1 at present ).

Thanks again

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Hi Boothy,
In this case you need to do the same thing but with your SVG rather than with the rectangle.
However you need to wrap the SVG and Text boxes in a container to get the order of elements correct.
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Thanks Hopki

This works great, slightly changing the brief I am now trying to produce similar menu with solid colours either svg or a rollover button, the above works because the svg is transparent and therefore you see text through, obviously does not work with solidsvg. Can the same be done with a solid button ? Please see attached.

By the way please ignore when I become a nuisance !

Many Thanks

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Hi Boothy,
If your making the graphics then just make them with a transparent centre.
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Hi Hopki

Not sure if I understand this, I would like to make solid blocks of colour for buttons if possible

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Hi Hopki
Thanks a lot for the drop down menu, which I happily used for a friends summerhouse in Spain.