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Using attachMovie with bitmap objects

Rouchie asked
Last Modified: 2007-11-27
Is it possible to use attachMovie() in Flash 8 with bitmaps rather than movieClip objects?

I can load a movie clip no problem using this code:

this.onEnterFrame = function() {
      blankMovie.attachMovie("Symbol 1", "myGraphic", 1);
      blankMovie._width = 400;
      blankMovie._height = 400;

but if I reference a bitmap instead then nothing happens.  The bitmaps in the library have the 'Export for ActionScript' property enabled.  I can't figure it out!
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