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Text Loading & Movie

skibama1
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I know this one has been asked a buzillion times but all the post and references are confusing me.  I'm using MX 2004.

What I want to do is have a movie that contains a combo box (instance = pick_student).  Once an item is selected on the combo box, another movie (some swf) pops up in a container(initial_movie). I also want a selected text file (some text file) to load into a dynamic text container (instance = in_poem_text).

I'm not having any problems on the video but the text is driving me nuts.  Here's what I have on the combo box and I get no change in the in_poem_text instance but it throws no error and any traces don't produce the new text.  The in_poem_text instance is set to "dynamic text" with no variable name.  The txt file is formatted without any declarations or delimiters.

on (change) {
      hit_value = _root.pick_student.getValue();
      if (hit_value == "student1"){
            loadMovie("poem_student1.swf", _root.initial_movie)
            get_external_text = new LoadVars();
            get_external_text.load("student1.txt");
            get_external_text.onLoad = function(success) {
            in_poem_text.text = get_external_text
            }
            }
      else if (hit_value == "student2"){
            loadMovie("poem_student2.swf", _root.initial_movie)
      }
      else {
      }

}
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