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Hey Everyone,
I am very new to ActionScript and I am struggling with capturing some feedback from a user. I have a file that has 3 games in it and I need to compare what the user clicks to the value in a textbox. Here is the code I have so far.

var numList;
var buttonName;

numList= new Array(
                              "One",
                              "Two",
                              "Three",
                              "Four",
                              "Five",
                              "Six",
                              "Seven",
                              "Eight",
                              "Nine",
                              "Zero"
                              );

function displayNum (){
      var randomNum= Math.floor(Math.random()* numList.length);
      countNum_txt.text=numList[randomNum];
}
      
function buttonPressed(){
      buttonName = counting_btn._name
}

Any help is appreciated.

Thanks,
Stratocaster
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hi there, i'm not sure what you mean.
are you trying to determine if the name of the button that is clicked is the same as the random number that is generated and displayed in the countNum_txt.text field?

have a look here

var numList;
var buttonName;
numList = new Array("One", "Two", "Three", "Four", "Five", "Six", "Seven", "Eight", "Nine", "Zero");
function displayNum() {
      var randomNum = Math.floor(Math.random()*numList.length);
      countNum_txt.text = numList[randomNum];
}
function buttonPressed(which) {
      if (which == countNum_txt.text) {
            trace("right");
      } else {
            trace("wrong");
      }
}
One.onRelease = function() {
      buttonPressed(this._name);
};
displayNum();
stop();


so here's a couple of things you need to consider.
1. when are you swapping out the random number? you need to call it. in the example above I've called it just the one time.
2. i've assigned a method to the One movieclip to call your buttonPressed clip. the only thing i've changed is for it to accept a parameter, so each button will parse it's own name (assuming you're naming your buttons according to your array) to the method which will check it against the random number.

is that what you're trying to achieve?

shout if you need more.
blu.

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