Attention FX Action (Pro only)

13th of February, 2013

Type of Action: Item Action (to use it, select a layer item and go to Item>Actions to choose the Action from the list).

What the Action can do: This Action lets you do the following:
  • It lets you apply some effects which can help draw attention to an item on the page.
This Action can apply three different types of effect to draw attention to an item - Shake, Pulsate and Highlight and it can be set for the effect to be triggered on page load or on trigger (ie, by using a rollover item to make it start working).

To use the Action, draw a layer item on your page (either HTML or graphic) and then, with the item selected, go to Item>Actions and choose Attention FX from the list. With the item selected you can see the options in the Actions palette.



  • On Page Load: Switch this option on to make the "on page load" options become active. This will mean that the event will happen when the page is visited in a visitor's browser.
  • Effect: Choose from Shake, Pulsate or Highlight to use the effect of your choice for the selected item.
  • Duration: The time in seconds for which the effect will take effect on the selected item.
  • Delay: The delay in seconds before the effect begins after page load.
  • On Trigger: Switch this option on to make the "on trigger" options beam Active. This will mean that the event will happen when a rollover has been triggered on mouseover or click.
  • Effect: Choose from Shake, Pulsate or Highlight to use the effect of your choice for the selected item.
  • Duration: The time in seconds for which the effect will take effect on the selected item.
  • Delay: The delay in seconds before the effect begins after being triggered.
  • Item: Select the item on the page used as the trigger for the effect
  • Trigger On: Choose whether the effect is triggered on mouseover or click.

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