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Author: Flash Junkie | Website: http://www.flashkit.com/

Placing the Terrain

If (Ord(item)=71)
    Comment: 71 = "G" -- the gun
    Set Variable: "name" = "gun"
Else
    Set Variable: "name" = "t"&tnum

Here we assigned each item about to be duplicated its name. Since the gun is the only character that needs a special name (in this demo it does not...) the rest of the characters simply get a unique name.

End If
If (Ord(item)<%lt%><%gt>48)

Since there is no movie clip called "0" I could just let the code run anyways and it would work. But the extra CPU time to run the code can be avoided here. So I do.

Comment: 48 = "0" (no terrain) -- no use wasting CPU power to set up nothing.
Comment: ----------------------------------------------
Comment:        place terrain
Comment: ----------------------------------------------
Set Variable: "tnum" = tnum+1
If (tnum<%gt%>2999)
    Set Variable: "tnum" = 2500
End If
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Added: 2000-06-06
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Flashjunkie is a self-professed obsessive addict of life. Due to the highly artistic nature required of an Art Director for an Ad agency, he took up Flash to add some math to his diet.
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