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    resolved [RESOLVED] [F8] Eval() Question

    This should be easy, and may be a stupid question, but bear with me, it's been a long day.

    I need to use the eval statement to execute my function properly. My problem is, the statement is correctly evaluated, but I need to execute what it evaluates. Check out my code below.
    Code:
    changeWallColor = function(newColor){
         eval("_root.previewWindow.walls."+newColor+".gotoAndPlay(1);")
    /////THE ABOVE NEEDS TO EXECUTE, BUT IS ONLY EVALUATED///////
    }
    Does that make sense? Currently nothing happens when this function is called, but I need it to make a certain MC play, based on what value is passed into this function. Thanks in advance!
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    I'm retarded.

    eval("_root.previewWindow.walls."+newColor).gotoAn dPlay(1);

    Thanks anyway.
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    use array notation instead of eval:

    PHP Code:
    function changeWallColor (newColor){
         
    _root["previewWindow"]["walls"+newColor].gotoAndPlay(1);

    P.S its better to write functions as

    PHP Code:
    function a(){


    rather than

    PHP Code:
    = function(){


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