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Subject: Re: FLASH: Flash 4 bug: MC instance names lost when tweening
From: Karin Christensen
Date: Fri, 25 Feb 2000 17:06:28 GMT

I think Cheri Harder posted something similar to this last week. I
have always given an mc its instance name in all new keyframes where
it appears. I don't know why I decided this was necessary, but it
sure solves alot of problems later on.

> You seem to have helped me spot an interesting bug in Flash
> 4 :)
> Because each of the instances is the end result of a Tween,
> if the end result is differently named, it seems to lose that name
> previewing your FLA, goto “Control”, “List Objects”, they’re gives
> “instance1” etc).
> Giving the start of the tween an instance name of ins2 ins3
> ins4 etc fixes it (the only difference between my file and yours).
> Would probably be a good idea for you to post this
> information to the list.
> I have confirmed that if you name the start of the tween
> (the unfolding panel part) the same as the end result, then it
> The bottom line is that I was only naming the instance of the MC at
one end
> of the tween, thinking that since it is the same instance, it would
keep the
> same name. As Tim said, Flash loses the name somewhere along the

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