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[_] as3 - adding a mc from library using dynamic name

juan kennaugh contact at jkennaugh.co.uk
Wed Dec 9 14:16:03 GMT 2009

aaaah - found this:

    var classType:Class = getDefinitionByName(String("mc_animation_" + 
current_animation)) as Class;
    var animation:MovieClip = new classType();   

looks good.

Juan



juan kennaugh wrote:
> Hi
>
> just trying to convert some as2 to as3.
>
> can you tell me how I can get this to work?:
>
>
>
>     var animation_to_attach_name:String = "mc_animation_" + 
> current_animation;
>     var animation:MovieClip = new animation_to_attach_name();
>    
>     animations.addChild(animation);
>
>
> How can I instantiate my mc with a dynamically created name?
>
>
> Cheers
>
> Juan
>
>