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Posted on 2006-11-13
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Hello.

On my clip (which is called objHover) I have the following code:

onClipEvent(data)
{
      strName = Name;
}

onClipEvent(load)
{
      loadVariables ("testinfo.html", this);
}


And this works fine. The field called strName gets populated.
But when I try and move it into my main action layer, it stops working. Here is my code:

objHover.onData = function () {
      strName = Name;
}

objHover.onLoad = function () {
      loadVariables("testinfo.html", objHover);
}

Could someone please tell me what is wrong there? Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks.
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Question by:bLUE
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by:Aneesh Chopra
ID: 17932018
onClipEvent(data) and onClipEvent(load) can't be written as you are trying here...

only "MovieClip.onEnterFrame" is supported outside MovieClip...

alternative to ur code, you can simply assign variables as following:
----------
objHover.strName = Name;
objHover.loadVariables("testinfo.html", objHover);
---------

-Aneesh
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by:bLUE
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Hey Aneesh.

Thanks for your response. I tried that but it didnt work? Any ideas? I put the code into my main action layer.
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by:bLUE
ID: 17936892
I think this works:

myVars = new LoadVars();
myVars.load("testinfo.html");


myVars.onLoad = function (success) {
     if (success) {
        trace (" variables loaded ");
        trace(myVars.Name);
    } else {
        trace (" Error loading variables ");
    }
}
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