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Author: Mirza Hatipovic


object, introduced in Flash MX, finally provides an elegant way to create global varialbes and functions visible on all timelines. As mentioned earlier,
is an object and adding properties to the
object means that we are adding global variables visible on all timelines. Here's a sample declaration:

_global.name = "yo";

Now the variable is available to all timelines. If we want to retrieve the value of the variable, we need to write only


The same means for global functions:

_global.sayMyName = function () {



Now you can use

like other global functions


» Level Basic

Added: 2003-07-28
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Mirza Hatipovic, freelance developer from Bosnia and Hercegovina.
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