setting dynamic text from an xml file on enetring the first frame of a movie

sousflai used Ask the Experts™
I've sucessfully imported xml variables which update the text in a dynamic text field on button pushes. When the users first eneter the movie I want to set the text to a value from the xml. The button presses thereafter change this text. The code I'm using is

captionb.text = xmlData.images.image[0].meta[2];

which I've just put as it is on the first and only frame. If I change the xml to simply "hello" this works so it seems the xml vlaue is the problem although this statement works fine within the function for the buttons. The error message is "TypeError: Error #1010: A term is undefined and has no properties.
      at taxiflash_fla::MainTimeline/frame1()"

any help gratefully received
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Top Expert 2009
Post the full source, it seems you may have either referenced things wrongly, or you may have accessed the xml when it have not loaded.


the xml hadnt loaded so I put the command into the xml test code

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