Creating a Loop

Find and Replace

OK, so let's cut that out right now... go back to adding a single instance of ball on the stage:

We can't have every instance of ball named ball1, right? What we need to do is replace that very specific name with something just slightly more general: myBall. You could go through and replace each instance of ball1 by hand, or you could use the Find and Replace shortcut: CTRL+F

  1. In the Find what box type ball1
  2. In the Replace with box type myBall
  3. Click Replace All

Flash returns a message saying it replaced 4 items:

And your ActionScript window now looks like this:

Hey, let's test to make certain our project still functions:

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