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how to3.9 How to make an expanding navigation bar in DrawPlus

You can use Serif DrawPlus to produce a keyframe animation that acts as an expanding navigation bar with a rollover effect. Each stage of the navigation bar is produced as a different keyframe in the overall animation.

Actions are then applied to hotspots in the bar which moves the animation to each keyframe to make the menus appear to “drop down”. Hyperlinks can then be added to the relevant pages in the site. Rollover effects could also be added.

expanding navbar

The finished navigation bar can then be exported as a Flash SWF file and imported into a web page within Serif WebPlus. Roll your mouse over the example below to see how it works.

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The guide How to make an expanding navigation bar in DrawPlus will take you through the stages of creating this kind of navigation bar.

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