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FAQ: How do I load an external SWF file into a parent SWF file?

Jul 6, 2012 7:12 AM

A ton of Flash users visit Adobe’s we site every month wondering  about how to load an external SWF file from within another SWF.

 

Adobe's own TechNote on the subject attempts to answer the basic question, along with some common follow-up questions, including:

 

  • How do I load more than one SWF?
  • How do I load a SWF into a specific location in the display list?
  • How do I resize the loaded SWF?
  • How do I set its X and Y location?

 

Here are some additional resources that elaborate on loading content and on working with the display list:

 

 

This article provides several examples of how to communicate between a parent SWF file and the loaded SWF:

 

 

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