[vet-mm] Actionscript 3.0 Randomise

Travis Parker tparker at sjrc.melb.catholic.edu.au
Wed Dec 3 13:58:41 EST 2008


Am currently writing the course for next year's Cert III students. As we
did Actionscript 3.0 this year, I would like to continue with it so as to
not disrupt the students' preparation. I am trying to make a flash
document with a button for interactivity that takes them to a random frame
(We covered interactive flash documents this year that jump to
pre-determined frames).

Here is the code I used to jump between frames (Used for a multi-choice

start_btn.addEventListener(MouseEvent.CLICK, ask);

function ask(event:MouseEvent) :void {

Here is what I have for actionscript 2.0 to jump to random frames:

on (release) {
gotoAndPlay(random ( 25 ));

I realise that there is no randomise function in Actionscript 3.0.

Is there anyone out there with a solution to this or should I just not try

Many thanks and happy holidays


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