ActionScript 3.0 :: EventListener Listening For End Of Movieclip

Jul 22, 2009

I have a movieclip that is dynamically loaded into another movieclip. I would like to listen for the innermost movieclip's ending so that I can then have an animation occur. Is there an event listener that listens for the end of a movieclip?

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