Interactivity sample: Keyboard-controlled movement
 

User level

Intermediate

Required products

Adobe Animate CC

 

Keyboard interactivity is used for games, accessibility, and navigation. General practice in ActionScript 3 involves "listening" to keyboard events from the Stage because the Stage always has focus while the movie is active.
The sample demonstrates an animation whose path is controlled by pressing the arrow keys on your keyboard. Press the up, down, left, or right arrows to see the change in the animation.
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