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problem getting .load() to work in a dynamically attatched movie clip

Last Modified: 2010-04-06
I am trying to figure out why I am not able to get a .jpg to load into a loader within a movie clip when I dynamically attatch the movie clip with the loader in it.
I have a movie clip called "thumbnail_mc" with a loader component inside of it called "testload"

If I manually put the movie clip on the stage (with the intance name"thumbnail") and run this code, the image loads fine:

however, I need to add the movie clip to the stage dynamically.  When I use the following code, the movie clip is added, but I cannot get the image to load:
_root.attachMovie("thumbnail_mc", "thumbnail", this.getNextHighestDepth());

any idea why the image will not load?

thanks for your help
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It works great.  I'm pretty sure that I would have never thought of that.

Antonio EstradaEngineering Manager / Architect

Glad to help! :)


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