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Applying color to a nested MC using Actionscript 3

Hi Hope you can help...

I'm having trouble creating a custom FLV player using Flash CS3 and its Video components.

Although I have successfully created the player and all of its content (Play/Pause Button and SeakBar) I want to be able to change the colour of the SeekBarHandle using actionscript.

I have managed to change the colour of a test movieclip (in the root of the swf) using the code below however if I try to give the SeekBarHandle an instance of mc Flash asks me to give an instance name to its parent and at this point the FLV player stops working?

I'm new to all this so no doubt overlooking something simple.

Any help would be greatly appreciated.





var color_transf:ColorTransform = mc.transform.colorTransform;
/*color_transf.color = root.loaderInfo.parameters.colour;*/
color_transf.color = 0x00FFFF;
mc.transform.colorTransform = color_transf;

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Aneesh ChopraCommented:
I request to attach your sample FLA to get the real picture of the nested Movie structure..
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sany101Author Commented:
Hi anneeshchopra thanks for the quick response and appologies, I couldn't work out how to attache the fla as EE would accept it.

Anyway here is a direct download link to it.

www.sany101.pwp.blueyonder.co.uk/flash.zip

Thanks again
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Aneesh ChopraCommented:
ok,
I reviewed it and seems like you want to set the color for "SeekBarHandle" movieClip.

as I see that you have given instance name as "mc" on second frame,

for your info, this instance never come into picture, FLV component actually create an instance dynamically using library linkage ID, and another point is "instance name" also comes dynamically, means no fix instance name..


so I suggest that you should go inside the "SeekBarHandle" movieClip and just add "color change" code on its first frame..

as following:

var color_transf:ColorTransform = this.transform.colorTransform;
color_transf.color = 0x00FFFF;
this.transform.colorTransform = color_transf;
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sany101Author Commented:
Awesome! Thank you so much!
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sany101Author Commented:
Thanks again
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