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Animate to random label

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Hi

 

Im trying to make an animation with random number to animate in different time in timlelinemac, so long everything is fine.

Then I have so sync several animations and make labels at different time stops.

 

The problem Im having after that is - I made random numbers between 1-11 and then I want to make a tween to a label with a number "1", "2" and so on.

 

var tlCC:TimelineMax = new TimelineMax({paused:true});
tlCC.addLabel("1",1.2);
tlCC.addLabel("2",2.14);
tlCC.addLabel("3",3.14);
tlCC.append(animateInReverse(mc_02));

btn.onRelease = function()
{

tlCC.timeScale = 10;
var kalle = random(11) + 1;
tlCC.tweenTo(kalle);
// How do I get the random number kalle between 1-11 to animate to the same variable 1 to 11.
// As it is now it's animating in time not to a variable with a timename.
// couldn't make a dynamic reference with [] either...
trace(kalle);

};

 

Or should I consider a different solution, like store all the variables in a array and random through all of them and tweenTo that array?

 

Probably easier to understand if you look at the attached file.

Really stuck here, and help would be great :-)

random_label_question.zip

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The problem is that TweenTo()'s parameter is a time OR label. If you pass in a Number it is treated as a time. If you pass in a String it is treated as a label.

 

tweenTo(1) // goes to a time of 1
tweenTo("1") // goes to the label named "1"

 

Try converting kalle to a String like so:

 

tlCC.tweenTo( String(kalle) );

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Hi Carl

 

That was exactly what I was looking for!

 

Thanks a bunch!

:-D :grin: :-D

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