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pathing in flash (real easy)

Posted on 2006-07-14
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yeah, this is my first tie picking up flash in 2 years and alot has changed, but im sure that some things should still be the same.  ANyway here is my question

I am trying to path to a flag / a frame in a particular movie clip for a gotoAndPlay but for some reason I cant get it to work.

Id like to get from inside of one MC and get to somewhere around _root.mc1.frame 2  (these arent real instance names)   but I cant get it to work.  I feel really stupid, can you guys help me out?  I tried putting a flag on the frame and i still cant figure it out.

I just wanna path to a MC and play the second frame skipping the first one.  That is all.  

Here is my FLA

http://students.uta.edu/du/duj2703/sickroom.fla
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can't open your .fla .. still happy with MX2004 :)

try..

_root.mc1.gotoAndStop(2);

or

_root.mc1.gotoAndStop("label_name");

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by:Devario Johnson
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Thanks, is there anywhere i can go to reaqcuint myself with this beautiful program?
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www.flashkit.com has heaps of tutorials

flash Help has an in-depth tutorial .. Help/tutorials also help/lessons for brushing up on the basics

Cheers

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Thanks,


  Uve been a great help....
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