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Movie Clip as a Button Activates Whole Movie, Not Just Clip Itself

Posted on 2003-11-05
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I've got the following script on a movieclip:

onClipEvent (load) {
     this.stop();
}
onClipEvent (mouseDown) {
         // on(release)
         hidetoc();  
}

It works, but ANYWHERE in the whole movie.  It's not exclusive to the shape within the movieclip.  I need the action to be executed ONLY when I click on the actual shape within the movie clip.

Thanks,
Brandon
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by:brandonlee
ID: 9686789
I'm using Flash 5
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by:negatyve
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onClipEvent (load) {
    this.stop();
}
onClipEvent (mouseDown) {
        // on(release)
      if(this.hitTest(_root._xmouse, _root._ymouse, true){
              hidetoc();
      }
}
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negatyve earned 400 total points
ID: 9686971
one parenthesis missing:

onClipEvent (load) {
    this.stop();
}
onClipEvent (mouseDown) {
        // on(release)
      if(this.hitTest(_root._xmouse, _root._ymouse, true)){
              hidetoc();
      }
}
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by:brandonlee
ID: 9687551
Ah, to make sure the movie clip was actually clicked.

Thanks again!
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