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ActionScript 2.0 Language Reference for Macromedia® Flash® 8 by Shimul Rahim, Robert L. Dixon, Jen deHaan, Francis Cheng

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LocalConnection

Object
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  +-LocalConnection

public dynamic class LocalConnection
extends Object

The LocalConnection class lets you develop SWF files that can send instructions to each other without the use of fscommand() or JavaScript. LocalConnection objects can communicate only among SWF files that are running on the same client computer, but they can be running in different applications--for example, a SWF file running in a browser and a SWF file running in a projector. You can use LocalConnection objects to send and receive data within a single SWF file, but this is not a standard implementation; all the examples in this section illustrate communication between different SWF files.

The primary methods used to send and receive data are LocalConnection.send() ...

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