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This began as a scenery editing tool (and is still going) for the popular game LineRider. It would pick up the shared objects file (sol) and add scenery lines to it. I've decides to expand from that and have begun making a drawing interface, similar to Flash's. So far, the only tools available are the black ones, which are:
- Mouse: Just sets your mouse; nothing special
- Hand: Drags the screen around
- Crosshair: Line drawing tool
- Transform: Able to select edges and corners of lines and change the position

While drawing lines, pressing and holding SHIFT will snap a line perfectly straight.
Start drawing or finishing a line close to the edge/corner of another line, it will snap into place.

It's not much, but the coding is fairly intense. I'm probably going to turn the transform tool into the mouse tool, and then take off the transform tool.
The other tools which are greyed out are:
- Pencil: draw with a pencil
- Move: Able to move individual lines
- Magnify: Zoom in close or far away
- Manget: Toggle snap-to-objects
- Left Arrow: Undo
- Right Arrow: Redo
- Disk: Save

There are going to be much more options though.
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Torched7 Featured By Owner May 15, 2008  Hobbyist Artist
WOW nice! I was just like drawing lines for half an hour!
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MediaDesign Featured By Owner May 15, 2008
Lol didn't realise it was that addicting :P Thanks :)
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awesty Featured By Owner Apr 9, 2008
I really like how the lines snap to each other.

Nice job.
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MediaDesign Featured By Owner Apr 9, 2008
One of the only times an actionscript developer should ever use hitTests :P

Thanks :D
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skullcandy19 Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2008
Interesting. Looking forward to the updates.
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MediaDesign Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2008
Thanks :)
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psykopath Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2008
Nice stuff, I'm looking forward to seeing how you implement the other stuff like undo/redo :)
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MediaDesign Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2008
Thanks :D

I'm compensated for future tools; I've planned it all out. I know how I'm going to do most of the tools, so I shouldn't have any problems.
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murtada-king Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2008  Professional Photographer
Hey this is cool! :) The line tool is almost the same as in Flash, it has that 'magnet' function. I like it alot ! Good luck :]
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MediaDesign Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2008
Thanks man :)
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