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I need to be able to start and stop a movie in flash. Whats the action script for doing that.
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merlinmage earned 2000 total points
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Ant..

its really quite simple..

on your stage create some buttons..  you might want to put them on a different layer.. and insert a keyframe at the last frame of your stage..

after you have created your buttons (right click - convert to symbol - button)

click on your play button go to the actions panel and add the following code

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on (release) {
      play();
}
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click on the stop button and go to actions and add the following code

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on (release) {
      stop();
}
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this will allow after clicking and releasing your buttons to stop or play the movies respectively..

regards

-merlin
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thanks merlin
great answer and thanks for the quick response.
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