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"SMB" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> What is the best way to achieve the following:
> My _root timeline reaches frame 10 labeled init. On this frame their are
> several MovieClips on the stage, and a couple are attached at run time.
> Each of these MovieClips is defined by a class and each contains a
> doInit() function.
> First off, is a class Object instantiated when an instance of it appears
> on the Stage or is attached, is that right? Second, say I have 6
> different instances of these MovieClips and each is running a doInit
> function... what is the best way to alert another function (a function
> that will actually move these MovieClips onto the Stage with _x, _y and
> _alpha Tweening) after all of my classes doInit() function are done.
> I figured I could create an instance property (Boolean) in each class to
> define its completion status called isInited... then have a timer loop
> checking the return values of all the classes for some method like
> getIsInited() and only running my Tween functions at that time then
> delting itself.
> But, I also figure there is a way to do it with a listener/broadcaster
> solution. It makes a lot more sense to me to have the classes either
> inited in a chain with the final one broadcasting a message, or have each
> one broadcast a message and only run when all have been broadcast... does
> this make any sense?
> I have not done to much with listerners expept for movieclip loaders. Is
> this a job for adBroadcast?
> Thanks for any help.
I just thought of something and tried it. I removed a couple of component
comboBoxes from a MovieClip instance on the Stage that acts as a selection
interface. It seems that when I do my Tweens, the load is too much and the
Tween is not seen. Any ideas here?