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Defining Variables so that MC can use them too.

Oct 21, 2009 4:18 PM

OK I know that this is a basic question. I have variables defined in the Root directory of the flash file so that the If statement in the root directory can use them. However there are goto-statements in the movie clip right under the Root directory that also uses the same variables.  How do I define the variables so that act like 'global variables'? I mean I want to define the variables so that the code in the movie clip will use them along with the code in the root directory.

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    Oct 21, 2009 10:43 PM   in reply to faedother

    What you mean under "root directory". Is it the main timeline? If it is and you have a variable named 'test' in it you may use MovieClip( this.root ).test to get the value.


    something like this in main timeline;

    var test: uint = 34;


    and this in timeline of movieclip added into stage;

    trace( MovieClip( this.root ).test )


    will trace '34' in the output.

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    Oct 22, 2009 9:14 AM   in reply to faedother

    In short words - "Yes"

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