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Lesson 3. Understanding Target Paths > Targeting Movie Clip Instances

Targeting Movie Clip Instances

When you drag a movie clip instance into a timeline and assign it an instance name, that name (as well as the clip's relationship to other timelines) determines its target path. For example, if you place a movie clip instance on the main timeline and give it an instance name of alien_mc, the movie clip instance's absolute target path is as follows:

_root.alien_mc


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