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    Unhappy Jump to frame then add event listener. Doesn't work :(

    Hey all,

    I have a movieclip with 3 frames. each frame has a button on it. Using actionscript I jump to a frame then add an event listener to that button.

    However, it doesn't work since the playhead for that movieclip doesn't actually get moved to a different frame until the frame redraws. So actionscript says the button doesn't exist.

    What am I doing wrong? (other than not dynamically adding the buttons with code... which will be my next step...)

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    a.k.a gltovar deadlock32's Avatar
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    good sir, this is a huge problem when working with movie clips. here is a post about it, and what to do to get past it

    http://richardleggett.co.uk/blog/ind...e_items_in_as3

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