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    Post AS3 code for equivalent to 'loadMovieNum'

    Hi,
    I'm new to flash and am working in AS2 with no knowledge of AS3. I've downloaded an animation with AS3 script onto the stage and also added a forward button to take the user to a new page. It (the button) won't allow me to add the AS2 script that I normally use viz. on (release) {
    loadMovieNum("Compound11.swf", 0);
    }
    What I'm looking for is the AS3 equivalent to this action.

    On another forum I was given the following AS3 script, but when I click on the forward button it brings the next page over the existing one...

    my_btn.addEventListener(MouseEvent.CLICK, loadSwf);

    function loadSwf(e:MouseEvent):void {
    var newMovieName:URLRequest = new URLRequest("Compound16.swf");
    var loader:Loader = new Loader()
    loader.load(newMovieName);
    addChildAt(loader, 1);
    }

    I've tried a number of other scripts with no success.

    Compound16 is the name of the new page to be loaded. All the movie pages are in AS2 except this one. I have also entered the AS in a frame on the timeline and not to the object.

    Thanks in advance!

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    https://forums.adobe.com/thread/636511 is my source for this:
    "There are no levels in AS3, so the Num element of loadMovieNum doesn't exist."
    try just doing: addChild(loader); addChildAt will place the object on layer number 1.
    .

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    Thanks very much for that swak - much appreciated!

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