Posted: Wed Mar 03, 2004 12:25 am Post subject: _root
Can someone explain what _root points to, and why I'd use it?
Posted: Wed Mar 03, 2004 11:29 pm Post subject: (No subject)
_root refers to the main movie. the main movie in essence is a movie clip and its instance name is '_root'. you could treat _root as you would any other movie clip such as its position (_x,_y), whether it's visible or not, its width and height... a usefull application would be if you wanted to make your whole movie fade in you would do something like this: