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Author: J.D.Andrews | Website:

First let's consider the first two lines of actionscript:

Set Variable: "red_x" = GetProperty ("/red",_x)
Set Variable: "red_y" = GetProperty ("/red",_y)

The code contains two key elements, the action and the property. The actions set value of the variables 'red_x' and 'red_y' to be the x and y properties of the movie clip red

  • Definition
  • : Variable - A variable is a mathematical quantity or a symbol that represents it.

    For those of you who may need a refresher on what _x and _y are, here is a simple x and y axis picture. You most likely remember this from school.

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    Added: 2000-07-13
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