The code you show works as long as things are where the code
says they are and they are spelled correctly, so you may want to
doublecheck that the things you code as _root objects exist in the
You're much better off in the long run if you avoid using
_root references unnecessarily. The button's onRlease function
should be in the same level as the button, so it shouldn't need the
_root reference. The same may be true for the 'loading'