okay--I want a VOLUME CONTROL-- I got everything working, a sliding button that controls the volume of a Loop--which is in the main keyframe under the actions-- s=newsound s=attachsound(loop) s.start() ...everything works fine--EXCEPT it only LOOPS ONCE!! Argh! Ive tried making a timer that replays the frame but Im really suckin at this--Im crashing FLASH everytime and am at my wits end so I must tap into the WELL OF KNOWLEDGE once again...thans for your help tvance