Flash - colour movie clip from variable value

I have a variable in my movie which has a hex colour code as it's value i.e. "#ffcc00"

I have also got a movie clip with the instance name 'border'

Can someone tell me the actionscript that will take that variable value and set the movie clips 'Tint' to that colour and 100%

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put this on the first frame
var changeColor = "0xffoo00";

then say the rest is on a button..

myColor = new Color(border);
setProperty("border", _alpha, "100");


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