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Dynamically Creating and Assigning a Handler for each Button

Hi,

Well, here's my problem:

I am trying to dynamically create a list of movieclips with button in each. I want to assign each button a specific event handler for the onRelease, for example. The following code was produced:

      clip.readMore.btn.onRelease = function () {
            trace ("Clicked on Button#" + i);
      };

...where essentially "btn'' is the button. Now the problem is, whenever I click any button, I get the same value, which is the max value for i.

What I think is the problem is that Flash stores the code of the function as is without evaluating the symbol or variable i. Then, when the button is called, it fetches the value of i and uses it.

I want such a way that I can "inject" the value of the current i, knowing the this piece of code runs in a for-loop.

Thanks in advance
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amotaz
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amotaz
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negatyveCommented:
you have to save the i variable as an button instance property. for example:

for(var i = 0; i < 20; i++){
      clip.readMore["btn" + i].ID = i;
      clip.readMore["btn" + i].onRelease = function ()
      {
            trace ("Clicked on Button#" + this.ID);
      };
};
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amotazAuthor Commented:
negatyve,

Thank you. Although that's not exactly what I wanted, but it worked.

Setting the button's .ID worked.

Thanks again.

I have another question that I have posted already. Please take a look at it.
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