I get asked this question a lot, so I thought I’d make a video on it.
How to Access Captivate Variables in CP6 if you’re using the Adobe Widget Template.
I’m Using an Animation
If you’re using an animation or for some reason do not have access to cpSetValue, then don’t worry, everything’s not lost. The getMovieProps() function is available two parents up from the animation’s main timeline. So just use this code:
captivateVariables = Object(parent.parent).getMovieProps().variablesHandle;