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Well the easiest way is to publish it to a swf and then perhaps load all of those dynamically.
The only other way I know is to select all the frames, copy frames, insert a new movieclip and then paste frames. This usually results in centering everything and you might not like that.
If you want to avoid that you should include a background layer the size of your stage. And then you can edit multiple frames, stretch the range makers to cover the entire thing, select all, and adjust the upper right corner to where you want it. (Assuming that you don't have things off stage.
Of course the best thing to do would have been to just made them all as movie clips from the beginning. Either in one FLA or in individual FLAs. So chalk it up to live and learn.
I tried importing the .swf, and it sort of worked. The file was imported, but every single frame was marked as a keyframe, and it was completely centred wrong. It's over 300 frames long, and I'm not looking forward to resizing and recentering it frame by frame 300 times. I still need to make it into a movie clip that can be centred and resized easily. So now that I've got the general data into the right file, how can I make it a movie clip? I still have that copy and paste problem - it's only copying the first frame of the track, even though the entire track is selected. How can I copy more than one frame into a movie clip at once?
I also tried your second suggestion, and it didn't work due to the same problem - only the first frame was copied. How can I get around this? Can I get around this?
You don't want to import the file into the library--it will lose all of it's actionscript. You want to load the file dynamically during run time using MovieClipLoader.loadClip(), or loadMovie() if your don't need status info.
To copy the frames you need to use the timeline menu. Right click on the frames after you select them and in the menu that apears, select Copy Frames. Similarly, when you create the new movieclip, select the one keyframe in the movieclip's timeline, right click and select Paste Frames.
Thank you so much! That solved the problem!