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ActionScript 2.0 Language Reference for Macromedia® Flash® 8 by Shimul Rahim, Robert L. Dixon, Jen deHaan, Francis Cheng

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MovieClip

Object
  |
  +-MovieClip

public dynamic class MovieClip
extends Object

The methods for the MovieClip class provide the same functionality as actions that target movie clips. Some additional methods do not have equivalent actions in the Actions toolbox in the Actions panel.

You do not use a constructor method to create a movie clip. You can choose from among three methods to create movie clip instances:

  • The attachMovie() method allows you to create a movie clip instance based on a movie clip symbol that exists in the library.

  • The createEmptyMovieClip() method allows you to create an empty movie clip instance as a child based on another movie clip.

  • The duplicateMovieClip() method allows you to create a movie clip instance based on another ...

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