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MCTE V3 Zoom

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 Zoom MCTE Pattern enables users to create pixel zoom flash transitions. The Zoom pattern can be used on both static images/movieclips and dynamic content to create show/hide transitions. It can also be used as a transition effect for Loader Pro V3.

The zoom pattern/effect applies pixel zooming to everything from text to vector shape and graphics. So while zooming, the MC will become pixelated.

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.

Zoom 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 maximum zoom amount.

  • customParam1:String (numerical value) - X position of the zoom for preset number 10.
  • customParam2:String (numerical value) - Y position of the zoom for preset number 10.
  • customParam3:String (numerical value) - alpha coefficient for hide transition; between "0" and "1".
  • customParam4:String (numerical value) - alpha coefficient for show transition; between "0" and "1".

Quick Tip
Use the Loader Pro V3 and create stunning slide shows with the pixel zoom effect.

In order to use this transition with the loader, you can use MCTE to zoom over the previous image, or MCTEfade to zoom out and in, from the previous image to the next image, while adding a bit of alpha transition.

Number values:
       1 : TL (Top Left)
       2 : CL (Center Left)
       3 : BL
       4 : BM
       5 : BR
       6 : MR
       7 : TR
       8 : MT
       9 : CENTER
     10 : Zoom to customParam1&2 position.
     11 : Zoom to a random position.
     12 : Zoom to X&Y mouse.