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Child object calls MouseEvent as well.....ending up calling MouseEvent twice.

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Hi,

So I created this MovieClip in order to create a dynamic button.  Inside the MovieClip, I have a dynamic TextField.

Basically, when I dynamically put the buttons on stage, I can assign different text to the button depending on what my array contains.

I have a couple problems...
First of all, visually, I dont like what the mouse pointer is doing when it is over the button. When the mouse is over the button, it looks like an Arrow (your normal mouse pointers)...but slide it into the middle where the DynamicTextField resides, and the Mouse turns into a cursor. Its distracting.

Secondly, the MouseEvent. After creating the button dynamically and adding a listener to it, it calls the listener TWICE as you run your mouse pointer over the button. It calls the listener when the pointer is over the button, and then it calls the listener again as the pointer is over the DynamicTextField.

Is there a way around this, or someway I can make it behave like the single button its supposed to be? Its like clicking twice when you really only needed to click once. And as the MouseEvent deletes some objects on stage, running it twice produces unpredictable behaviour.

Thanks in advance!


The problem I am having is on the MouseEvent.
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