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For a change, today’s article has nothing to do with performance. Instead, I’m going to tackle a simple task that I find myself doing all the time while working with Flash UIs: displaying icons. It sounds boring and, well, it really aught to be. However, I’m constantly asked by UI designers to populate some list item clips, frames, other other little holders with icons that are dynamically loaded by context. I figure that many others must be asked to do the same, so today’s article shows you a little function to help with that task.

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