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Event Handlers

XML Objects, like many objects in ActionScript, have event handlers. For those who don't know, event handlers are bits of code that will run when something else kicks them off. What does that mean? A great example is all the flash mouse event handlers, which cause something to happen when the mouse is clicked or released, or whatever. You assign event handlers whenever you tell some code to run after a click of a button, or when someone drags with their mouse. These are known as mouse event handlers. XML objects have their own event handlers. We will focus on the onLoad handler, which will run some function when the XML document you request is done loading into the XML Object.

So, with all the preliminaries out of the way, let's get down to it.

Dynamic Text Box

First, create a 'dynamic text' box:

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