There is an excellent little feature in Flash ActionScript that can help debug where things might be going wrong even though the syntax used is correct. This is the
Well, if you have ever tried to use it and found that it doesn’t show up, the following might just be your answer.
In the menu “File”, select “Publish Settings”. Take a look at the image below. See the red circled item? “Omit trace statements” – if that is ticked, you won’t see any Trace statements at all. Un-tick it and voila, all your trace statements will return.