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CantinaDan

TimelineLite Repeating before Completion

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Hi! Forgive my rudimentary coding skills and understanding. I'm building out a small banner ad. Very straighforward fades in and out. For some reason this animation keeps resetting to the beginning before its done playing. Can anyone troubleshoot my code and see if I'm missing something? Thanks so much!
 

It seems to be jumping to the beginning a few lines into // phase 2:

function repeatAd(e:Event=null):void
{
whiteBox_mc.scaleX=.1;
whiteBox_mc.scaleY=.1;
copy1_mc.scaleX=.2;
copy1_mc.scaleY=.2;
copy3_mc.scaleX=.2;
copy3_mc.scaleY=.2;
copy4_mc.scaleX=.2;
copy4_mc.scaleY=.2;
copy5_mc.scaleX=.2;
copy5_mc.scaleY=.2;
copy6_mc.scaleX=.2;
copy6_mc.scaleY=.2;
 
var theArray:Array = new Array(bkgd2_mc, copy1_mc, copy2_mc, copy3_mc, copy4_mc, copy5_mc, copy6_mc,
  copy7_mc, DMBlogo_mc, greyBox_mc, learnMore_mc, whiteBox_mc);
 
for (var i:int = 0; i < theArray.length; i++)
{
theArray[i].alpha = 0;
}
 
 
var imageAni1:TimelineLite = new TimelineLite({onComplete:repeatAd});
// phase 1
imageAni1.append(TweenLite.to(whiteBox_mc, 1, {alpha: .8, scaleY: 1, scaleX: 1, ease:Expo.easeOut, delay:1}));
imageAni1.append(TweenLite.to(copy1_mc, 1, {alpha: 1, scaleY: 1, scaleX: 1, ease:Expo.easeOut}), -.5);
imageAni1.append(TweenLite.to(copy1_mc, 1, {alpha: 0, ease:Expo.easeOut}), 1);
imageAni1.append(TweenLite.to(copy2_mc, 2, {alpha: 1, ease:Expo.easeOut}), -.5);
// phase 2
imageAni1.append(TweenLite.to(bkgd2_mc, 2, {alpha: 1, ease:Expo.easeOut}));
imageAni1.append(TweenLite.to(copy3_mc, 2, {alpha: 1, scaleY: 1, scaleX: 1, ease:Expo.easeOut}), -.5);
imageAni1.append(TweenLite.to(greyBox_mc, 2, {alpha: 1, ease:Expo.easeOut}), -2);
imageAni1.append(TweenLite.to(copy3_mc, .5, {alpha: 0, ease:Expo.easeOut}));
imageAni1.append(TweenLite.to(copy4_mc, 2, {alpha: 1, scaleY: 1, scaleX: 1, ease:Expo.easeOut}));
imageAni1.append(TweenLite.to(copy5_mc, 2, {alpha: 1, scaleY: 1, scaleX: 1, ease:Expo.easeOut}));
imageAni1.append(TweenLite.to(copy6_mc, 2, {alpha: 1, scaleY: 1, scaleX: 1, ease:Expo.easeOut}));
}
 
repeatAd();
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Hi

 

It sounds like the main timeline may be playing and repeating. Do you have extra frames in any layers? Try adding a stop action at the bottom of your code

 

repeatAd();

stop();

 

If that doesn't work please zip your fla and post it here. The more you can simplify it (remove tweens) the better.

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Oh my gosh, thank you, Carl! For whatever reason, I DID have a bunch of extra frames on a number of layers. Deleted them all and I'm back in business. Thanks so much!

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