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action script, reading an exteranl text file into flash

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Reading an external (text or png) files into flash.
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Question by:amielDorel
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This is an except from code to read in an image file and display it (at x=123,y=456):

var myImageFileName = 'myimage.png';
var myImage_mc = this.createEmptyMovieClip('myImage', this.getNextHighestDepth());
myImage_mc._x = 123;
myImage_mc._y = 456;
myImage_mc.loadMovie(myImageFileName);

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To read a text file into a variable, you can use the LoadVars function.

Here is an extended discussion of all the ways you can do it:

http://www.actionscript.org/resources/articles/46/2/LoadVariables-and-LoadVars-Objects/Page2.html
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