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Zoom Transition Effect with Flash ActionScript TransitionManager Class

This Flash ActionScript tutorial shows how to use Zoom transition effect with TransitionManager Class with Flash ActionScript 3.

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Flash Tutorial Content:

Flash Zoom transition effect with TransitionManager Class. As the name implied, the transition effect is a mimic of the zooming effect.

The finished Flash Movie of this Zoom Transition Effect tutorial is shown as above. Click on the above Flash Movie and play around. Please change the "duration" to compare the difference in zoom transition effects. Zoom transition effect is also a commonly used animation or transition effect by Flash developers.

Flash ActionScript Codes:

//Use ComboBox controls
import fl.controls.ComboBox;

//Add items to the durationCombo
durationCombo.addItem( {label: "2" } );
durationCombo.addItem( {label: "4" } );
durationCombo.addItem( {label: "6" } );

//declare duration
var durationValue:int;

//import transition classes
import fl.transitions.*;
import fl.transitions.easing.*;

type -> Transition type
There are total 10 Transition type working with TransitionManager
They are:
Blinds, Fade, Fly, Iris, Photo,
Rotate, Squeeze, Wipe, PixelDissolve, Zoom

direction:Transition.IN -> Appear with Transition effect
direction:Transition.OUT -> Disppear with Transition effect

duration -> Time in seconds to finish the Transition effect
This is an integer


enter_btn.addEventListener(MouseEvent.CLICK, runTransition);


function runTransition(evt:MouseEvent):void {

if (durationCombo.selectedIndex == 0) {

durationValue = 2;
} else if (durationCombo.selectedIndex == 1) {durationValue = 4;} else if (durationCombo.selectedIndex == 2) {durationValue = 6;}//Start the TransitionManager
TransitionManager.start(island_mc, {
type: Zoom,
direction: Transition.IN,
duration: durationValue,


Download Flash Source File:

Flash Source File transitionmanager-zoom.fla


This Flash ActionScript tutorial shows how to use Zoom transition effect with TransitionManager Class.