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  1. Leo- Reply


    Most likely cause in this situation:

    Your custom class that extends EventDispatcher is not on the display list - eg. the instance of it is not a child/descendant of your main timeline.

    When an event bubbles, it bubbles up the display list parentage until it reaches the main stage. If the object dispatching the event is not a display object with a parent, there will be no bubbling.

    You can either add the event listener to the instance of the custom class that loads data:


    Or pass in a reference to a display object (main class, main stage, etc) to dispatch the event on.

    myCustomClassThatLoadsData = new CustomClassThatLoadsData(stage);
    //in the custom class
    stageReference.dispatchEvent(new Event("bam"));

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