Im confused with loading movies

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Post 3+ Months Ago

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I'm having problems loading movies with the target thingie.
Does anyone know the code to load the swf into a movie back a layer.

Im using the target location not the level, at the minute im using _root.target

but then it dosent work when I have a swf that loads another swf inside my main movie swf.

Confused? me too.

Is there actionscript to do this or will I have to use levels ?
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_root is the first timeline in the hierarchy.

When you load a movie into another movie, that hiearchy changes and the _root timeline becomes the _root timeline of the movie you loaded into (or if your going more than 2 levels in it becomes the _root timeline of 2 movies back... if you get my drift)

In ActionScript programming you are better off going with relative targeting using this and _parent instead of _root. This allows you to start from the current clips timeline location and go up or down a timeline in the hierarchy as needed and will work when loaded into another movie since you aren't starting from the base timeline in the hierarchy.

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