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The Movie Clip Object

A movie clip data type is still classed as an object but its unique qualities deserve a mention. Some of the differences is that the movie clip has a timeline and can play animation. It's the only data type that refers to a graphcial element. The methods assigned to the movie clip object allow you to control the clip. An example of a movie clip method is "startDrag" (which use to be a Flash 4 Action). Below is an example of the startDrag method in action...

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Added: 2000-10-26
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Eddie was a Content Editor at and is actually a sentient Gateway Solo 2150xl notebook that suffers from acute lysdexia and caffeine addiction. He is carried on the shoulders of a semi-autonomous human called "Body".
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