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Old 06-19-2009, 04:55 AM   #1
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Default dynamically creating the obj variable for a tween

I'm a few days into learning flash AS3 and I'm stuck. So i have movie clip that is made up of smaller clips, and I want to change the opacity of one of the sub clips. Here's my code so far

//MOUSE OVER EVENTS FOR PORTFOLIO ENTRIES
function entryOver(evtObj:MouseEvent):void
{

//evtObj.target.name is an instance###
//Desired object is portEntry2_mc generated by evtObj.currentTarget.name
trace("MOUSE OVER Target.name: "+evtObj.target.name);
trace("MOUSE OVER currentTarget.name: "+evtObj.currentTarget.name);

//redStr is the string representation of the object i want modified:
//portEntry2_mc.redEntry
var redStr:String = evtObj.currentTarget.name + ".redEntry";
trace("red String: " +redStr);

//attempt to recreate the object
var redObj:Object = {name:redStr};
trace("red Object.name: " +redObj.name);

//the first tween works, but I want to dynamically load in the obj variable
//new Tween(portEntry2_mc.redEntry, "alpha", Regular.easeOut, .8, 1, .25, true);

//Attempts to dynamically load the obj variable
//new Tween(evtObj.currentTarget.name, "alpha", Regular.easeOut, .8, 1, .25, true);
//new Tween(redObj.name, "alpha", Regular.easeOut, .8, 1, .25, true);

}

Thanks in advance for any help. I did some searching and couldn't find how to do this. Which annoyed me since it seems so ease with the trace function....
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Old 06-19-2009, 05:55 AM   #2
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http://gotoandlearn.com/

This site has some good tutorials. I don't have time to go into it. What is you platform? cs3 , 4 or flex?
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Old 06-19-2009, 07:26 AM   #3
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