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ActionScripting Basics: Collision Test Using hitTest

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Take a deep breath, because really, we’ve gotten the hardest part out of the way. We’ve set up our conditions; now we just need to tell Flash what to do when those conditions are met.

After the { of the if statement, insert a simple stop—but modify it as follows:

this.stop( ) ;

We’re specifying that we want to current movie clip to stop dead in its tracks the moment that it touches the target clip.

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