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Author: Ram Sakthish Ravisankar | Website: http://

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The Hit Test method is a new addition to the Flash environment and equips the movie clip (MC) object with the ability to test for collisions both within the movie clip and with another MC. In the above example we have the Hit Test method testing for a collision of two MCs.

Note: The definition of a collision is very loose here. A 'collision' can be dragging one object over another, a mouse over or two objects flying at one another at great speed. Essentially it means another object is touching the MC.

The MC object is what is more commonly referred to in flash 4 as the MC symbol. When you drag a MC symbol (or object) from the library onto your stage, you create an instance of the MC. You can call the methods of a MC object from any instance using this format:

myMovieClip.hitTest(target);
» Level Intermediate

Added: 2000-10-19
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