ActionScript 2.0 :: Looping & AttachMovie?

Mar 26, 2010

I have a linked movieClip in my library with the identifier "arrow" i want to run a for loop and attach this clip to movie clips on my stage named blank0 blank1 blakn2 and so on.


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