Finding instance name of display objects

Here I have a movie clip named wheel_mc which I created on the stage.It have 22 movie clips inside it and each movieclip has instance name assigned at the stage in the format slice1,slice2…….slice22.

Now if I have to find these instance name by actionscript ,all I have to do is add following codes

function displayName():void
var dispObjs:DisplayObject;
var insName:String;
for(var i:int= 0;i;wheel_mc.numChildren;i++)
dispObjs = wheel_mc.getChildAt(i);
if(dispObjs is DisplayObjectContainer)
//here it returns the name assigned on stage that falls under the above point
insName =;
//result slice1 ……..


Hope it helps.


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