Controlling the parent movieclip from a nested clip
Posted on 2006-06-23
Hi - I've got a movie clip that is a drop down menu. When you mouse over a menu button, the dropdown clip becomes visible and pops down. That works just great - however the problem is that the drop down clip is made up of individual movieclips that i'm using as buttons. What I'd like to be able to do is to ad an onRollOut action to the drop down clip so that when you mouse out of it, it flys back up again. However, doing that causes the actions attached to the buttons within the dropdown clip to not work. I tried making moving out of the individual button to cause the parent to fly up, but if you're just moving from one button to another, that causes the drop down clip to fly up and down in a distracting manner. How can I keep my individual button actions and still make the drop down menu fly away when you move out of it's area?