And if you are loading it into a clip that you've set _xscale + _yscale on,
the movie replaces those properties when it's loaded. loadMovie essentially
replaces the movie it's called from, wiping its properties.

On Fri, Feb 29, 2008 at 1:28 PM, Marc Hoffman <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
wrote:

> Theodore,
>
> How was holder_lesson created? If it has been scaled up from some
> other mc, the loaded movie will also be scaled up. Best to use a
> non-scaled clip as a holder. AS2 example:
>
> this.createEmptyMovieClip("holder_lesson",this.getNextHighestDepth());
> holder_lesson._x = 10; // or wherever you want to place it
> holder_lesson._y= 10; // or wherever you want to place it
> holder_lesson.loadMovie("lessons/" + _root.wlesson + ".swf");
>
> As Bob mentioned, you can also resize after loading but you must wait
> until the onLoadInit event has fired. In AS2 you'd use
> MovieClipLoader class to handle this.
>
> Marc
>
> At 06:45 AM 2/29/2008, you wrote:
> >I am loading a movie via:
> >
> >holder_lesson.loadMovie("lessons/"+_root.wlesson+".swf");
> >
> >the problem is the movie is maxing to the size of the swf and not the
> >size of the clip it is being loaded into... it takes up the whole swf...
> >I am even trying to resize it:
> >
> >holder_lesson._width = 967;
> >holder_lesson._height = 572;
> >holder_lesson._x = 3;
> >holder_lesson._y = 23;
> >
> >what's up?
>
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