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trixiemay

Coed for repeating/looping a tween

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I realise the AS command to repeat a tween action is

 

repeat : number of repeats

 

But where does this go in my code:

 

 

import com.greensock.*;

 

TweenLite.to(test, 2, {x:198, y:250, rotation:30});

 

TweenLite.to(test2, 2, {x:300, y:250, rotation:60});

 

Sorry for the simple question but I am fairly new to tween classes...

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Hi Trixiemay,

 

Welcome to the GreenSock forums.

 

repeat is a special property of TweenLite's big brother TweenMax

 

Your code should look like this:

 

 

import com.greensock.*;

TweenMax.to(test, 2, {x:198, y:250, rotation:30, repeat:5}); // will repeat 5 times

 

also, see what yoyo does:

 

TweenMax.to(test, 2, {x:198, y:250, rotation:30, repeat:5, yoyo:true}); //tween will play back and forth

 

 

Take a look at more features of TweenMax here:

http://www.greensock.com/tweenmax

 

 

let us know if you have any other questions

 

Happy Tweening!

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Thanks Carl. That's great!

 

My other question was regarding a particle system. I have a diagram of some particles flowing through different chambers. But I am looking at having the particles flow continuously. I presume that using TweenMax will have a definite start and end.

 

So can it be used for a constant flow? I don't really want to use a particle stream as there a number of particles that have to be different sizes and colours.

 

thanks

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perhaps i need to understand better what you mean by a constant flow, but I'm sure you can generate enough repeating particles at the right timing interval to simulate a constant flow.

 

I would suggest looking into the LinePath2D tools: http://www.greensock.com/as/docs/tween/com/greensock/motionPaths/LinePath2D.html

 

copy and paste the code from the docs into a blank fla. cool stuff!

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