I have the simplest script in the world, but i cant get it to
I have my main movie, then I have an mc that within it has a
button, and then an MC "gallery" that is on the stage. I want to be
able to go to specific frame when I click the button - either frame
#, or label within the "gallery" mc.
Let's say your first mc has an instance name of "first_mc"
and the gallery mc instance name is "gallery_mc". They both sit on
the main timeline, right? So what they have in common is "_root" or
another way of looking at it is that both mc's are the children of
the main timeline. So you can also refer to it as "_parent".
Likewise, the button is the child of the "first_mc". I like to
visualize it as a family tree.
To get one child mc to "talk to" another one, you have to go
through the proper channels or scope. So, try something like this: