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Building the Key

Step 2 : Creating the Colored Square MC for the Key

The next movieclip you need is keysymbol, a square graphic (or whatever shape you want) turned into a movieclip by choosing the Insert > Convert to Symbol command. This clip is placed off stage (the blue square at upper right in the .fla file) since it will not be used itself (only duplicates of it). Use the Instance Panel to give this an instance name of "mcKey".

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Added: 2000-12-15
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Helen Triolo started i-Technica, a web design shop in the Washington DC area, three years ago, after being an apps engineer for a Silicon Valley company and then a programmer for an uncountable number of years. She's been hooked on Flash since buying a copy last January.
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