Navigating Movie Clip Timelines

Wrap and Review

That was quite a few pages to create our project, but I think it was worth it. The most important concept you should get out of this lesson is dot syntax. In ActionScript we use dots (or periods) to target instance names of objects embeded inside other objects.

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Self-Check for Understanding

Create a function called blinkLeft that sends left_eye to the "blink" frame label and plays the timeline. Assume left_eye is inside head, which is inside character.

Now call blinkLeft when a button with instance name bLeft is clicked.

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