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How to Add Triggers to the Edge Animate Stage

Adobe Edge Animate CC enables you to add Stage triggers — essentially commands that control how the animation plays. To add Stage triggers, you have to perform a number of steps in a certain order. The following procedure shows how to add a loop to your animation through a Stage trigger.

1

Create an animation sequence to which you can add the Stage trigger.

For example, draw an element on the Stage using the drawing tools and then create an animation sequence.

2

Position the Playhead on the Timeline where you want the Stage trigger to fire.

You could, for example, set a trigger at the end of the animation.

3

Click the Insert Trigger icon as identified in this figure.

When you click the Insert Trigger icon, the Trigger menu opens (refer to the figure).

4

With the menu open, click a trigger item on the right, for a loop, choose Play from.

Doing so inserts code into the window on the left (see this figure).

5

Click the X in the top-right corner of the Trigger box to close and save your trigger.

You see a Trigger icon in the Timeline, as identified in this figure.

To see your loop in action, you need to preview it in a browser. To preview your animation in a browser, from the main menu, click File and then Preview in a Browser (see this figure).

Congratulations! You now have a loop within your animation.

You can add a label or designate a time in the Trigger box if you want your animation to loop back to a certain point in the Timeline instead of returning to the beginning.

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