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Lesson 3. Understanding Target Paths > Targeting the Current Movie

Targeting the Current Movie

Whenever a script is placed in a timeline, such as on a frame or on a button, and the target for those actions is that same timeline, the target for the actions in that script is the current movie. This is sort of like telling yourself to do something. For example, if you were to tell yourself to stand up, that action could be said to be targeting the “current” person—you—because you gave and responded to the command (you're both the commander and the person taking orders). If you were to script this action, it would look like this:

standUp();


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