Call off the hounds, I've solved it. it turns out that when the a nested movie clip called the variables it called them from one nesting level up, and I'd coded that as _root.variable. Flash was fine with that in testing, but the browser plugin didn't like it. Once I'd changed the path to _parent.variable it was all working as planned again.
Odd that the Test Movie behaved differently though. -- Rick Lecoat -- Original message: Received from Rick Lecoat on 5/7/06 at 13:23 >Back again. > >Well, I *thought* it was working... >What do you guys make of a situation where a movie works in Test Movie >but not from the web server? Here's the deal: > >variable1:String populates textField1 (initial value = " ") >variable2:String populates textField2 (initial value = " ") >variable3:String populates textField3 (initial value = "Click on a >photo to learn more about the person") > >Variables get changed according to button clicks. > >When I run Test Movie, the first two fields are blank as expected and >the third one shows the instructional text as set by the variable. > >Publish... upload to server... clear browser cache to be sure... >But now: > >first two fields say "ee" >third one says "undefined" > >Clicking buttons, which should rewrite the text fields, also gives the >same results. > >For the record, text fields one and two just have uppercase glyphs >embedded, whilst the third one has upper and lower case, numerals, and >punctuation. These choices are appropriate to the text that the button >clicks will enter. > >So, why will it work in test but not online? >Heeeelp! > >-- >Rick Lecoat _______________________________________________ Flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com To change your subscription options or search the archive: http://chattyfig.figleaf.com/mailman/listinfo/flashcoders Brought to you by Fig Leaf Software Premier Authorized Adobe Consulting and Training http://www.figleaf.com http://training.figleaf.com