View Full Version : flash MC within flash

05-18-2001, 03:15 PM
first of all.. great forum.
Here's my dilemma:

I have an all flash website, (as opposed to a flash site embedded within html) and for my portfolio page, I would like movies that I've made pop up within my original flash movie. I would like to set the x and y properties and target the movie in a specific area. I've tried using layers, but dont know how to specify size and area.

cheers, and thanks for any help!!

[Edited by Narruc on 05-18-2001 at 11:12 AM]

05-18-2001, 06:50 PM
Hi and welcome...
Your best bet would be to load your external movies into empty movie clips then position those MC's as desired:

on (release) {
loadMovie ("myMovie.swf", "_root.targetMc");

Select 'target' on the load movie panel.
The last two lines of code position your movie, there not really needed as you can position the 'targetMc' manually beforehand.
Copy & Paste the above code directly into the actions panel to see how it works.

Hope this helps.

05-18-2001, 09:03 PM
GOT IT.. thanks!!!!

[Edited by Narruc on 05-18-2001 at 05:49 PM]