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  1. #1
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    tell target on flash MX

    hi,
    would anyone know how is it possible to communicate in between timelines (what used to be done with the "tell target" command in previous versions)?
    especialy communicating with parent timelines from various movie clips ...
    would love some help..
    s.v.
    S.v

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    Read up on these subjects.

    _root
    _level

    Instance

    To talk to a MC from the main time line use,

    _root.instance_Name.object_In_MC.the_operation()

    To talk to a SWF you loaded with loadMovieNum() function you use,

    _level#.instance_Name.object_In_MC.the_operation()

    To talk to the main time line from a loaded SWF you use,

    _level0.instance_Name.object_In_MC.the_operation()


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