ActionScript 3.0 :: MovieClip On Stage - Adding Instance From Library

Sep 8, 2009

I have created a movie clip on the stage and in symbol properties I have checked "Export for ActionScrip" the MC name is "slide" and the class is "slide" base class is flash.display.MovieClip.

When I test the movie I get this error.
TypeError: Error #1009: Cannot access a property or method of a null object reference.
at main_fla::MainTimeline/frame1()

Here is my code:
PHP Code:
var slide = getChildByName("slide"); //add instance from library?
function slideRollOver(event:MouseEvent):void {
// trace("OK");
} slide.addEventListener(MouseEvent.ROLL_OVER, slideRollOver);

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Code:
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Code:
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