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Chapter 12. Functions > The _global Identifier

The _global Identifier

The global identifier, which was introduced back in Flash MX, has the power to allow functions and other data types to be reached from the entire movie. It can transform any variable, array, function, or object into a globally available data type. This way, you can create all the variables, functions, and whatever else you need to call upon in the main timeline and reuse them.

The generic template looks like this:


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