ActionScript 3.0 features a Sprite class, which you can
think of as a
MovieClip, only without the overhead of a timeline. You're
posting to the
ActionScript 1.0/2.0 forum, though, so I'm not sure if that's
sprite you're talking about.
Since you mention the Flex platform, my hunch is that this
Sprite class, which you can read about here:
As with any class entry, the Properties heading tell you
characteristics this object has (click the "Show Inherited
Properties" hyperlink to see properties inherited from higher
up the family
The Methods heading tells you what this object can do
inherited). Events tells you waht this object can react to
Co-author, The ActionScript 3.0 Quick Reference Guide
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