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? > > _______________________________________________ > Flashcoders mailing list > Flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com > http://chattyfig.figleaf.com/mailman/listinfo/flashcoders > -- -jonathan howe :: 404.434.2321 :: 180 High St Apt 26 Portland, ME 04101 _______________________________________________ Flashcoders mailing list Flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com http://chattyfig.figleaf.com/mailman/listinfo/flashcoders