I know similar questions have been answered, but I can't seem
to find the solution to this exact problem. I have two FLAs, a
master file and an about.fla file. As swfs, the About file is
loaded into the master file. In the about file, I want to load
external text into a text box. The problem is, the text box is
located INSIDE of a movie clip in the about file. And this makes my
coding not work. I would think that an instance would exist outside
of the movie clip, but apparently I'm wrong. Can anyone help me?
You can download my two FLAs at
Click on "About" in the menu. See how that one text box
appears (the one that's way out of place) yet nothing else appears?
The working text box has the same instance name as the other, but
the other is inside of the "boxmovie" movie clip. Ideas? Help would
be much appreciated. I've been pounding my head against a wall for
about 6 hours now.
the problem is here that your trying to load text into an
instance that has not yet been instatiated on the tileline, eg. the
textfield. You should move all of the LoadVars code to frame 23 (or
at least to where the textfield is on the timeline) of the boxmovie
MC in about.fla, include the load call there, and it should