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Hi guys, 


So I've only done pretty basic stuff with GSAP at the minute but i've been set the task of building something similar to menu section on this link. 



The scroll timeline thing with changing background / text


I just want to know if it's possible to build something similar using Scroll Magic and GSAP? I don't fancy investing a couple of days trying to do it to find out it's not possible. 


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If you're trying to replicate just the menu, I don't know if using ScrollMagic is the best approach, or at least the one I'd use.


Instead I'll recommend to use Draggable and ThrowProps plugin to control the animation. Here is a very simple example of controlling the progress of an animation using Draggable:


See the Pen Batoc by rhernando (@rhernando) on CodePen


Also keep in mind that Draggable has a trigger property that allows you to update the target element by using the pointer/click event somewhere else. In this sample you can move the blue square by dragging anywhere in the grey area:


See the Pen IiHgq by rhernando (@rhernando) on CodePen


Hopefully that helps you getting started.


Happy Tweening!!

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It's not so much the click and drag effect I need sorry. It's the scrolling timeline I need so as the page scrolls the timeline moves and the background changes.


I'll have a play around with the Draggable and ThrowProps though :)




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Absolutely!!!, either a TimelineLite or a TimelineMax will do the trick, just create a container with an overflow hidden property and use flexbox for center it in the viewport and then create a dummy element and trigger a draggable instance anywhere in that container to update it's progress.


If possible create a simple example of what you have in order to get a better idea of what you're trying to do.


In the mean time here are some resources about using the Timeline classes:






Also take a look at this in order to create a reduced codepen demo:



Happy Tweening!!!

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Brilliant thanks, 


I'll get working on it and update with a codepen link if I get stuck 

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