How can I add a link to the image imported from xml file

kotomi
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I would like to make slideshow images from xml file clickable. How can I do that?
XML FILE
<!--  
'timer' :: number of seconds between each image transition
'order' :: how you want your images displayed. choose either 'sequential' or 'random'
'looping' :: if the slide show is in sequential mode, this stops the show at the last image (use 'yes' for looping, 'no' for not)
'fadeTime' :: velocity of image crossfade. Increment for faster fades, decrement for slower. Approximately equal to seconds.
'xpos' :: _x position of all loaded clips (0 is default)
'ypos' :: _y position of all loaded clips (0 is default)
-->
<gallery timer="8" order="sequential" fadetime="2" looping="yes" xpos="0" ypos="0">
<image path="images/calliandra.jpg" />
<image path="images/dombeya.jpg" />
<image path="images/strelitzia.jpg" />
<image path="images/trensa.jpg" />
<image path="images/treeflower.jpg" />
<image path="images/bellflowers.jpg" />
<image path="images/cordyline.jpg" />
<image path="images/forsythia.jpg" />
</gallery>
 
 
Action Script
 
/ set random # variables - each must be 0 for first 'while' loop below
var randomNum = 0;
var randomNumLast = 0;
 
// parent container
var container_mc = this.createEmptyMovieClip("container",0);
// movie clip containers
container_mc.createEmptyMovieClip("loader1_mc",2);
container_mc.createEmptyMovieClip("loader2_mc",1);
 
// preload watcher
this.createEmptyMovieClip("watcher_mc",100);
 
// load xml
images_xml = new XML();
images_xml.ignoreWhite=true;
images_xml.onLoad = parse;
images_xml.load("images.xml");
 
function parse(success) {
	if (success) {
		imageArray = new Array();
		var root = this.firstChild;
		_global.numPause = Number(this.firstChild.attributes.timer * 1000);
		_global.order = this.firstChild.attributes.order;
		_global.looping = this.firstChild.attributes.looping;
		_global.fadetime = Number(this.firstChild.attributes.fadetime);
		_global.xpos = Number(this.firstChild.attributes.xpos);
		_global.ypos = Number(this.firstChild.attributes.ypos);
		var imageNode = root.lastChild;
		var s=0;
		while (imageNode.nodeName != null) {
			imageData = new Object;
			imageData.path = imageNode.attributes.path;
			imageArray[s]=imageData;
			imageNode = imageNode.previousSibling;
			s++;
		}
		// place parent container
		container_mc._x = _global.xpos;
		container_mc._y = _global.ypos;
		// parse array
		imageArray.reverse();
		imageGen(imageArray);
	} else {
		trace('problem');
	}
}
 
// depth swapping
function swapPlace(clip,num) {
	eval(clip).swapDepths(eval("container_mc.loader"+num+"_mc"));
}
 
function loadImages(data,num) {
	if (i==undefined || i == 2) {
		i=2;
		createLoader(i,data,num);
		i=1;
	} else if (i==1) {
		createLoader(i,data,num);
		i=2;
	}
}
function createLoader(i,data,num) {
	thisLoader=eval("container_mc.loader"+i+"_mc");
	thisLoader._alpha=0;
	thisLoader.loadMovie(data[num].path);
	watcher_mc.onEnterFrame=function () {
		var picLoaded = thisLoader.getBytesLoaded();
		var picBytes = thisLoader.getBytesTotal();
		if (isNaN(picBytes) || picBytes < 4) {
			return;
		}
		if (picLoaded / picBytes >= 1) {
			swapPlace("container_mc.loader2_mc",1);
			thisLoader.alpha(_global.fadeTime,100);
			timerInterval = setInterval(imageGen,_global.numPause,data);
			delete this.onEnterFrame;
		}
	}
}
function imageGen(data) {
	// random, or sequential?
	if (_global.order=="random") {
		// choose random # between 0 and total number of images
		while (randomNum == randomNumLast) {
			randomNum = Math.floor(Math.random() * data.length);
			trace(randomNum);
		}
		loadImages(data,randomNum);
		randomNumLast = randomNum;
	} else if (_global.order=="sequential") {
		// start at 0, increment to total number of images, then drop back to zero when done
		if (p==undefined || p==data.length && _global.looping=="yes") { p=0; } else { break; }
		loadImages(data,p);
		p++;
	} else {
		trace ("order attribute in xml isn't correct - must specify either 'random' or 'sequential'");
	}
	clearInterval(timerInterval);
}
stop();

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Commented:
try this

add to your  createLoader function after you create thisLoader


thisLoader.onPress = function() {
getURL("http://www.google.com");
}

if that works then change your paths according to your xml.

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