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Given a child object in nested containers, how to get a container's coordinates of where the child is within itself

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I'm using Flex, but I think this question applies to anyone who is well-versed in Actionscript, which means you could be using Flash or Flex.

Let's say ContainerA has a child which is also a container, which we'll call ContainerB. Now ContainerB has a child which is not a container, which we'll call Child. So ContainerA contains ContainerB, which in turn contains Child.

If I get Child's x,y coordinates, I will get its position within ContainerB. But what if I want its position within ContainerA instead? How do i get that?

Any help on this would be immensely appreciated. Thanks.
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