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MCTE V3 DesertIllusion

v3  flash_8  flash_cs3  as20  as30 

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Important note: This pattern is only available for purchase within the V3 Components pack which includes MCTE, Accordion Panel, Accordion Tree Menu, Drop Down Tree Menu, Color Picker Pro, Loader Pro and XML Slide Show (All V3, both AS2 and AS3).
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The DesertIllusion MCTE Pattern enables users to create transitions with a waving effect. This effect creates the illusion of seeing a mirage while wandering through the desert. The DesertIllusion pattern can be used for both static images/movieclips and dynamic content to create show/hide (A) transitions. The pattern also can be used as a transition effect for the Loader Pro V3.

Important! In order to use this MCTE V3 pattern, you need to have the MCTE V3 component too, since it is the component that handles the transitions. You need at least the 3.1.0 version of MCTE V3, you can purchase MCTE V3 here. If the MCTE that you already have is not running with this pattern you need to redownload it from - my account - my downloads area. Also you may want to order the Loader Pro V3 too, along with the MCTE and this pattern.


ActionScript: 2.0, 3.0
Flash IDE: Flash 8, Flash CS3
FlashPlayer: FlashPlayer 8, FlashPlayer 9

Working with Custom Patterns

The MCTE internal API allows us to further develop and sell patterns separately, all you have to do in order to use them as patterns for the MCTE instances, is to drag them inside your project library and use their name as values for the customPattern parameter of the MCTE.

As stated before, we sell patterns that are not initially included inside the MCTE. You can purchase those patterns without the MCTE, but they will be useless without it.

We also do develop patterns for direct customers, who want a special custom developed pattern for a specific transition. In order to get a custom developed pattern just send us an email.

Clouds Pattern Description

MCTE Transition Types

Supports show/hide (A) transitions. Working with Loader Pro V3, supports MCTE and MCTEfade loader transitionTypes.

The gain parameter represents the value of the maximum wave size. Its default value is 100.
The tweenDuration parameter is used to set the duration of a square transition; it represents a number of frames.

  • customParam1:String (numerical value) - the intensity of the waving. Default:100.

Quick Tip
Use this pattern to create a really cool slide show based on the waving effect that would create the illusion of mirage in the desert.