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gotoAndPlay() Help.

Apr 13, 2012 4:50 AM

My app works but when it gets to the last part where i want to show the addChild Attack and then when it is complete gotoAndPlay(2) it skips out the addChild Attack and moves onto the next frame..


How do i time it so the object movieclip will play and then move onto the next frame..


in my movieclip Attack ii just have the coding stop();


in the frame 1


objectMove.addEventListener(Event.ENTER_FRAME, testHit);



function testHit(event:Event):void


          var Attack:AttackMC = new AttackMC();


          if (objectMove.hitTestObject(objectWall))


                    objectMove.removeEventListener(Event.ENTER_FRAME, testHit);







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    Apr 13, 2012 4:54 AM   in reply to AnimatedCircle

    I don't see anything telling your Attack movie to play  (as in (; ).  Is that the one you want to play that you don't see?  Or are you trying to make the main timeline gotoAndPlay the next frame like you show now?

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    Apr 13, 2012 5:26 AM   in reply to AnimatedCircle

    If you want the Attack to play thru before going to the next frame, then you need to place the gotoAndPlay at the end of the Attack timeline, but it has to target the parent timeline...


    MovieClip(parent).gotoAndPlay(MovieClip(parent).currentFrame+1); // in last frame of Attack movieclip

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    Apr 13, 2012 5:30 AM   in reply to AnimatedCircle

    You're welcome

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