Communication between two seperate flash files placed on the same page (or even running simultaneously on one machine) is a nice way to spread a project out. You can send variable, call functions, pretty much do anything in one swf from another. Easiest case use would be a navigation menu set up in one flash file to control the other one containing the content.
Tutorial | Local Connection Actionscript – Communicate between seperate Flash files
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