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Subject: Re: FLASH: Get Property in Specifice Frame
From: Cheri Harder
Date: Mon, 24 Jan 2000 05:32:14 GMT

Hi, Larry

If I understand your question....you want to get the x position of a certain
"child movie clip" when it is at a specific frame of its action within
another movie clip?

Like you have a "Cat" movie clip on the main timeline, and a "Tail" movie
clip within it. You want to find out the x position of the tail at frame 4
of the Cat movie clip?

You will need to have the Tail send its position, not go get it. That is,
in frame 4 of the cat movie clip, do a Set Variable "TailPos" =
(GetProperty(Tail,_x)) then you can get the variable from anywhere. (Refer
to it as /Cat/:TailPos)

You can't get at it the other way around, as it is a "moving target" so to

I think where you have seen frames referred to with colons, (like in
"/MovieClip/:framename") is in a Call statement - that refers to the frame
actions of a specific frame (labelled "framename") within the MovieClip


~~~~Cheri Harder~~~~~
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----- Original Message -----
From: "Larry Eisenstein (E-mail)" <eisensteinathome [dot] com>
To: "Flasher@Shocker. Com (E-mail)" <flasheratshocker [dot] com>
Sent: Sunday, January 23, 2000 8:28 PM
Subject: FLASH: Get Property in Specifice Frame

> Hi all,
> Is it possible to Get Property the x position of
> a movie clip inside a specific frame of a parent
> movie clip. I've seen something that looks like
> this "/MovieClip:Frame1".
> Is that the way to call a specific frame or is that
> how you communicate with a text field?
> If I want to do this should it look like this
> Get Property ("/MovieClip:Frame1/MovieClipJunior",_x)
> or
> Get Property ("/"/MovieClip:Frame1,_x")
> or am I just giving quarters to too many street people
> or something?.

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