Actionscript 3.0 :: Reference A Movieclip Without An Event Listener?

Dec 15, 2009

I have a project with 15 dynamically created MovieClips on. The clips are images loaded from XML.As each one is loaded I assign an id to it. screen.id = [i];Now normally I would add an event listener to trigger each of these to "Do Something" but I want it to be an automatic process. So I have set up a function to create a random number between 0 and 14 with the idea that I can use the number to help reference the MovieClip with the id of the randomly generated number...But I don't know how to go about this Something like...

Code:

Select allprivate function randomNumber(low:Number, high:Number):Number
{
var low:Number = low;
var high:Number = high;

[code]....

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I got a reference to an arrayCollection and add event listener like this:
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That's fine. Now some other component does have the same reference and is adding items to and removing items from that collection.

Each time the handler is called:
private function onProjectPersonsChange(event:Event):void {
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[Code] .....
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[Code]...

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[Code]...

what's causing the textfield to suddenly take precedence and how do i stop it. when i trace the evt.target - it is my movieclip.

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I've an array of movieclips created via code that have some textfields. Then i have added some listeners to the movieclips.

Here the code:

Code:
arrNot[i].addEventListener(MouseEvent.MOUSE_OVER, titoloOver);
private function titoloOver(e:MouseEvent){
var nome:String = e.target.name;
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}

This code moves a cursor calculating the y coordinate depending the moviclip that is mouse overed. Now the movieclips have some textfields so when i mouseover the movieclips all works ok but when i mouseover the textfield i receive a #1009 error.

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Adding addEventListener too a Child object

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Error MSG:

TypeError: Error #1010: A term is undefined and has no properties.
at stackers02_fla::MainTimeline/keyDownHandler()

Code:

//Vars
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var $direction:String;
var $level:int;

[Code].....

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for one of my project I need to recive some x,y data from a socket connection. I recuired do some movement for moveclips those has the x,y in its bounds. kind of mouseover event.
 
what I fegured out is, if I can dispatach a event and add a listenr to all my movieclips the moveclips will know that new data recived and it will check that the number and do appropriate action.
 
but the problem is I can dispatchEvent but if I add a listener to my movieClips it doesn't work.

/// this way works ///
function readResponse():void {
var str:String = readUTFBytes(bytesAvailable);

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I'm thinking of making a movieclip which stops itself at certain points (just with stop(); at certain keyframes in the movieclip timeline), then the user is prompted to continue the clip.

What is the best why to listen for the stopping of the movieclip? I think I want an event listener that detects when the movieclip is stopped, but I don't know if there is one.

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I have ActionScript inside a movie clip running a scrollbar.[code]...

I need to remove the Stage Event Listener (stage.removeEventListener(MouseEvent.MOUSE_UP, thumbUp)) when I switch menu items. How can I call the removeEventListener for the stage from outside the movieclip?

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I have a slideshow that loads an image via XML, then adds said image to a placeholder inside a movie clip, and then proceeds to play a little sliding animation via the movie clip. What I need to do is figure out how to get an event that the movie clip is finished and sitting back on frame 1 so that I can run a "nextImage" function that loads the next image from the XML. I'm pretty new to actionscript, and I can't for the life of me figure out how to properly handle what should be a simple event. If I put a simple listener at the end of the movieclip, it doesn't talk to the main script at all?

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How do I make an event listener that will tell my movieclip to gotoAndPlay a different frame if x is < than 100?

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I have created event listeners for a particular movieclip.Insidet this movieclip there is so many objects.When ever I click on the parent movieclip the event listener calls the function for the child object. I had tried removeEventLIstener()

import flash.display.MovieClip;
import flash.events.Event;
import flash.events.MouseEvent;
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info.graphics.beginFill(0x000000,0.35);
[Code] .....
I want to delete mc's parent

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Apr 12, 2010

I'd like to simply scale down a movieclip (that I'm treating as a button) when the user presses their mouse button.  When users release the mouse button, I want my button to scale back to it's normal (.scaleX = .scaleY = 1) size.  My button also has listereners for a ROLL_OUT event to turn off (.alpha = 0) a highlight movieclip that rests atop movieclips showing the different states the button can be in.
 
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Here's my code. 

//this add all the appropriate listeners to the button        private function addMouseListeners()        {            this.addEventListener(MouseEvent.MOUSE_OVER, mouseOver);            this.addEventListener(MouseEvent.MOUSE_DOWN, mouseDown);            this.addEventListener(MouseEvent.ROLL_OUT, rollOut);            this.addEventListener(MouseEvent.MOUSE_UP, mouseUp);        }    

[code]....
 
why my rollOut function is being called when the mouse button is pressed, and called once more when the mouse button is released.

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I'm trying to reference a movieclip that's been passed through the class primary function (constructor/instance, tried both) but can't get a button event instance to recognize it. Since the button's based around an event, I'm not sure how to pass the reference. I stripped a lot of the code, but left the function sctructure as the button events are tied into a dynamic loop structure, a main reason why I can't move the buttons to a different class.

The example looks something like this:
package {
import flash.display.*;
import flash.text.*;
import flash.utils.*;
import flash.events.*;
[Code] .....

I'm trying to figure out how to get the site_mc reference to the button event so it can trigger other nested movieclips inside it (gallery_mc, etc). If this were AS2 it'd be a piece of cake but now I have all these invisible walls for variable passing.

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this is the error I am having:

TypeError: Error #2007: Parameter listener must be non-null.at flash.events::EventDispatcher/removeEventListener()
at project1_fla::MainTimeline/btnName()

here is my code:

ActionScript Code:
import caurina.transitions.Tweener;
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}
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This might be more of a subjective question, but is it generally best practice to have one dedicated method per event-types that you add an event-listener?

Such as:

myButton.addEventListener(MouseEvent.MOUSE_OVER, onMouseOver);
myButton.addEventListener(MouseEvent.MOUSE_OUT, onMouseOut);
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[Code].....

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I have these buttons in a movie clip and I would like to have only one event listener for the parent, using event.target to point to the children. I have also tried event.currentTarget, and it didn't work.here is the code that works:

test01.abtn.addEventListener(MouseEvent.ROLL_OVER, mouseHandler);
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