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Thread: Load external image to fill movieclip bg

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    Load external image to fill movieclip bg

    Hi guys,
    I need to fill some movieclip with an external image in AS3. I know how to use an image contained in the FLA's library as background filling, but I don't know how to do this with an external loaded image.

    Thank you for your help!

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    Save the attached file to a folder. Open a new fla file, save it in the same folder of AS file and press F9 to open the code editor. Type this:

    Code:
    import Image;
    // suppose that mc is the instance of the MovieClip you want to fill
    var img:Image = new Image ("imagename.jpg", mc.width, mc.height);
    addChild(img);
    It should work. Hope it helps.
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    Last edited by giobongio; April 12th, 2012 at 05:03 AM.

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    Thank u a lot giobongio!
    The only problem is that the bitmap is "fitted" to the size of movieclip, instead I need that it has been repeated "n" times to fill the mc...is it possible to use the BitmapFill in any way?

    Thank you another time...

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    Noo doot aboot it, eh?
    Look up beginBitmapFill
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    Maybe getTimer() or TweenMax is the answer to your problem . . .

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