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MovieClipUtil

Kind of class: class
Inherits from: none
Version: 02/10/07
Author: Aaron Clinger
Classpath: org.casaframework.util.MovieClipUtil
File last modified: Monday, 12 February 2007, 09:13:59

Class methods

attachMovieRegisterClass

static function attachMovieRegisterClass (
attachLocation:Object, id:String, movieClipName:String, depth:Number, classPath:Function, initObject:Object) : MovieClip
Allows a multiple classes to use a single MovieClip in the library. It also makes it easier to change or assign class' to MovieClip without having to change the settings in the IDE environment.
Parameters:
attachLocation:
Scope/location to where the MovieClip should be placed.
id :
The linkage name of the MovieClip in the library.
movieClipName :
A unique instance name for the MovieClip.
depth :
The depth level where the MovieClip is placed.
classPath :
Path to the class you want to link to the MovieClip instance.
initObject :
[optional] An object that contains properties with which to populate the newly attached MovieClip.
Returns:
A reference to the newly created MovieClip instance.
Example:
var myMc:MovieClip = MovieClipUtil.attachMovieRegisterClass(this, "libraryIdentifier", "myMovieClip_mc", this.getNextHighestDepth(), com.package.ClassName, {_x:15, _alpha:70});

createEmptyMovieClip

static function createEmptyMovieClip (
attachLocation:Object, movieClipName:String, depth:Number, initObject:Object) : MovieClip
Creates the ability to pass an object that contains properties with which to populate the newly created MovieClip. Mimics the ability of attachMovie.
Parameters:
attachLocation:
Scope/location to where the MovieClip should be placed.
movieClipName :
A unique instance name for the MovieClip.
depth :
The depth level where the MovieClip is placed.
initObject :
[optional] An object that contains properties with which to populate the newly created MovieClip.
Returns:
A reference to the newly created MovieClip instance.
Example:
var myMc:MovieClip = MovieClipUtil.createEmptyMovieClip(this, "myMovieClip_mc", this.getNextHighestDepth(), {_x:15, _alpha:70});