DuplicateMovie and Buttons...

Hey there guys. I am running a duplicate movie loop that is retrieving its information from an array that loaded an xml. The movies are duplicating fine, however, I am assigning each movie's button to get a certain url with onRelease. The problem is that the buttons are all loadaing the same url for some reason. Is this because they are all pointing to the same function?

for (i=0; i<shows.length; i++) {
            duplicateMovieClip(slot, "slot"+i, i);
            slot = eval("slot"+i);
            slot._y += x;
            
            //-------------------------------------
            //trace(slot);
            //---------------------------------------------
            slot.photoImage = shows[i].photoImage;
            slot.showTitle = shows[i].showTitle;
            slot.desc = shows[i].desc;
            slot.link = shows[i].link;

            slot.button.onRelease =  function()  { getUrl(slot.link); }            
            
            loadMovie(slot.photoImage, slot.cargathumb);                        
}
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alrav79Author Commented:
Nevermind guys. I finally got it. I just assigned the button its own variable, realizing i couldn't pass one into a dynamic function.
function printer() {
      slot._y = -x;

      for (i=0; i<shows.length; i++) {
            duplicateMovieClip(slot, "slot"+i, i);
            slot = eval("slot"+i);
            slot._y += x;
            
            //-------------------------------------
            //trace(slot);
            //---------------------------------------------
            slot.photoImage = shows[i].photoImage;
            slot.showTitle = shows[i].showTitle;
            slot.desc = shows[i].desc;
            slot.link = shows[i].link;
            
            slot.button.btnLink = slot.link;
            slot.button.onRelease = function() { trace(this.btnLink); }             
                                    
            loadMovie(slot.photoImage, slot.cargathumb);                        
      }
}
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Aneesh ChopraCommented:
here is the fixed CODE:
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for (i=0; i<shows.length; i++)
{
      duplicateMovieClip(slot, "slot"+i, i);
      slot = eval("slot"+i);
      slot._y += x;
      //-------------------------------------
      //trace(slot);
      //---------------------------------------------
      slot.photoImage = shows[i].photoImage;
      slot.showTitle = shows[i].showTitle;
      slot.desc = shows[i].desc;
      slot.link = shows[i].link;
      slot.button.onRelease = function()
      {
            getURL(this._parent.link);
      };
      loadMovie(slot.photoImage, slot.cargathumb);
}

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Rgds
Aneesh
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GranModCommented:
PAQed with points refunded (125)

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