pause at the beginning of a movieclip

How do I add a pause to a movie clip, such that when the movie plays back it will start playing after 5 seconds?

CS4 AS3.0
Tom KnowltonWeb developerAsked:
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blue-genieConnect With a Mentor Commented:
that code snippet is not AS3.

here info on how to use the timer class in AS3

Anuradha GoliConnect With a Mentor Systems Development / Support SpecialistCommented:
Insert an empty MovieClip in the frame when you to stop the movie, open the Actions Panel and put this code on the MovieClip actions:

onClipEvent (load) {
seconds = 5;
timer = getTimer();
Tom KnowltonWeb developerAuthor Commented:
It is not working.

As soon as I try to paste in the action script it says there are errors.
Tom KnowltonWeb developerAuthor Commented:
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