[Flashcoders] Slightly OT: Jaws

2005-12-07 Thread Karthik
Hi, I'm trying to test the accessibility of my SWF, but for the life of me, I can't get Jaws [1] to read anything in *any* SWF - be it mine or any of the accessibility example SWFs on MM and elsewhere. I've tested the app on XP + IE6 and XP + FF 1.5 on two different boxes. I've also tried

Re: [Flashcoders] Bitmap Class and FileReference.download

2005-12-07 Thread Ryan Matsikas
The second one... hope you have a good compression scheme. On 12/6/05, Adrian Parr [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi All, I am doing some research for an upcoming project ... With the new Bitmap Class and FileReference.download functionality in Flash 8, is it possible to create a drawing app

Re: [Flashcoders] How to update components on stage?

2005-12-07 Thread Michael Stuhr
Boon Chew schrieb: Michael totally spelled out the problem. I have about 10 instances of the component on stage, every time I add a new inspectable attribute to the class, I have to replace them all, and swapping symbols won't work either. What a pain! - boon i'd say: that's why all

[Flashcoders] swf to pdf

2005-12-07 Thread Igor Costa
Hi Guys Anyone here in the list already have done this before? try to generate some jpg from _mc and than convert to pdf with php? Could you show me some example on that. I have no idea to do that. Thanks -- Igor Costa ___ Flashcoders mailing list

[Flashcoders] Re: Displaying special characters in Datagrid

2005-12-07 Thread Sajid Saiyed
hi, anyone was able to look at this? thanks On 12/6/05, Sajid Saiyed [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi, The datagrid is not able to display special characters: The ç character in that name Françoise is displayed as Square block. Is there a solution to this? Thanks.

Re: [Flashcoders] external jpg resize script

2005-12-07 Thread Ramon Tayag
Hi, You can resize the stage real time? I wasn't aware of that. If you mean you want to resize the picture when it loads to whatever the stage is, use MovieClipLoader. Read up on it, and pay particular attention to onLoadInit - that's where you put your resize code. Mon On 12/7/05, Brumm,

Re: [Flashcoders] external jpg resize script

2005-12-07 Thread Timothee
tmp.loadMovie(images/background/bg_image1.jpg); tmp.onResize = function() { this._width = Stage.width; this._height = Stage.height; } Stage.addListener(tmp); The onResize handler will be destroyed when the image is done loading. There are several ways to achieve

[Flashcoders] Job in Boston

2005-12-07 Thread Chris Allen
Hi Everyone, I just wanted to let everyone know of an opening at Mass General Hospital in Boston. We are looking for a excellent Java and Flash developer. You can check out the posting here: http://sh.webhire.com/servlet/av/jd?ai=635ji=1690994sn=I This person would be working with me on a

[Flashcoders] HTML markup for highlighted text...

2005-12-07 Thread ryanm
I'm working on a chat, and what I want to do is highlight text that is whispered. But the background-color style property doesn't work on spans, does anyone know of a good way to set the background color of text in an HTML text field? Is it even possible? ryanm

RE: [Flashcoders] Function

2005-12-07 Thread Adrian Lynch
'this' refers to the button. Try targeting the text field with _root, _parent or if it's in a movie clip then the movie clip's name. Ade -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Behalf Of CARABUS mobile+ Sent: 05 December 2005 07:58 To: Flashcoders mailing

[Flashcoders] Re: Slightly OT: Jaws

2005-12-07 Thread Karthik
nvm, thanks - the bugger just started working in IE. Cheers -K On 06/12/05, Karthik [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi, I'm trying to test the accessibility of my SWF, but for the life of me, I can't get Jaws [1] to read anything in *any* SWF - be it mine or any of the accessibility example

[Flashcoders] License rules when distributing Flash exe files?

2005-12-07 Thread brian groth
Hi I have tried to search for info on the license rules when distributing Flash exe files. I have had no luck. Can someone point me in the right direction? Thanks Brian ___ Flashcoders mailing list Flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com

Re: [Flashcoders] Swtich Statement issue!?

2005-12-07 Thread Julien Vignali
Dan, I'm also using the switch with static attributes from other class without any problems. I guess you have a type error problem. Check the trace of a strict equality test: trace(currItem.getMediaType() === VideoVO.SWF_STATE); If it returns true, then the switch should evaluate properly. If

[Flashcoders] eclipse UNDELETE

2005-12-07 Thread Cosmin Cimpoi
I set up a project in eclipse targeting a folder that had some files inside it. I had an error and now those files are deleted. Thei are not in recycle bin either. Does anybody know a method to restore those files? thanks to anyone send a clue my way. cosmin

[Flashcoders] RE: How to make a class instance self-destructible?

2005-12-07 Thread rob costello
On a related note, I'd be interested to know what people make of destroyObject method in the V2 components ie UIObject.destroyObject() I've had no luck using it to clear component instances does a component instance call it on itself, as the syntax seems to suggest; or call it on another

Re: [Flashcoders] Function

2005-12-07 Thread Julien Vignali
It doesn't work because of the infamous scope problem. the this in the function refers to the erase_btn, and var2 is not an attribute of the button. You need to use the Delegate: import mx.utils.Delegate; erase_btn.onPress = Delegate.create(this, eraseTF); function eraseTF(){

Re: [Flashcoders] output gone in flash 8?

2005-12-07 Thread YuriGoul
Like excluding all the properties from textfields and such, that would be a great feature. On 4-dec-2005, at 21:10, Michael Bedar wrote: Now if MM would add a few more options in that menu, and add a param to trace to set the level, we would be in all set... On Dec 4, 2005, at 3:04 PM,

[Flashcoders] XML question

2005-12-07 Thread Flash guru
Hey all, here's the code i'm working with: var main:XML = new XML(); main.ignoreWhite =true; main.onLoad =function(success:Boolean){ if (success) { var developers:Array = this.firstChild.childNodes; var siteUrl:Array = new Array(); var stanceUrl:Array = new Array(); var introUrl

[Flashcoders] _root.getURL(javascript:...); Local - Problems

2005-12-07 Thread lieven.cardoen
Hi there, I'm making a cd and I'm trying to trigger a javascript function. All this is done locally (-- cd). In Internet Explorer it doesn't work, in Firefox, there comes a popup from flash. When clickin' on settings I can add the swf to allow triggering a javascript function. After this, the

Re: [Flashcoders] XML question

2005-12-07 Thread Ramon Tayag
use Delegate - import mx.utils.Delegate; var a:Array = new Array(); .. .. main.onLoad = Delegate.create(this, populateXML); function populateXML():Void { trace(a); } Goodluck, On 12/7/05, Flash guru [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hey all, here's the code i'm working

RE: [Flashcoders] Hide scrollbar until enough text to require it(UIScrollbar)

2005-12-07 Thread Paul Steven
Thank you ever so much - that works a dream Cheers Paul -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Behalf Of Devendran I Sent: 02 December 2005 11:40 To: Flashcoders mailing list Subject: Re: [Flashcoders] Hide scrollbar until enough text to require

[Flashcoders] Problem with xml loading a second time

2005-12-07 Thread Paul Steven
Hi there I am loading in some xml to get the values for a Poll on my site. This works fine when the page first loads. However after someone has voted in the Poll I then want to read in the new values from the xml file. The code I have is as follows: pollData = new XML(); pollData.ignoreWhite =

Re: [Flashcoders] urgent

2005-12-07 Thread Ramon Tayag
Sorry, I don't understand what you mean. The code doesn't seem like it'll even execute. What's your question? Mon On 12/6/05, Mohammad Sajid [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: in flash how to cordinate moive name with variable like trace(_root[box_m add i].d+(j).txt1) -- Ramon Miguel M. Tayag

[Flashcoders] Displaying special characters in Datagrid

2005-12-07 Thread Sajid Saiyed
Hi, The datagrid is not able to display special characters: The ç character in that name Françoise is displayed as Square block. Is there a solution to this? Thanks. ___ Flashcoders mailing list Flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com

Re: [Flashcoders] urgent

2005-12-07 Thread Danny Kodicek
in flash how to cordinate moive name with variable like trace(_root[box_m add i].d+(j).txt1) I *think* what you're looking for is (_root[box_m+i].d+j).txt1 If the variables are i=1 and j=2, then this will find the variable d of the movieclip box_m1, which, let's say, is jiggle, and return

Re: [Flashcoders] HTML markup for highlighted text...

2005-12-07 Thread Claus Wahlers
I'm working on a chat, and what I want to do is highlight text that is whispered. But the background-color style property doesn't work on spans, does anyone know of a good way to set the background color of text in an HTML text field? Is it even possible? Not possible, without using ugly

Re: [Flashcoders] urgent

2005-12-07 Thread Danny Kodicek
in flash how to cordinate moive name with variable like trace(_root[box_m add i].d+(j).txt1) I *think* what you're looking for is (_root[box_m+i].d+j).txt1 If the variables are i=1 and j=2, then this will find the variable d of the movieclip box_m1, which, let's say, is jiggle, and return

Re: [Flashcoders] external jpg resize script

2005-12-07 Thread GregoryN
Hello Mike, You should use another object (Object) as listener. Just replace your code with the following: //SET STAGE PROPERTIES Stage.showMenu = false; Stage.scaleMode = noScale; Stage.align = LT; //RESIZE EXTERNAL JPG var tmp:MovieClip; tmp = this.createEmptyMovieClip(bgExpand_mc, 1);

Re: [Flashcoders] List Component

2005-12-07 Thread John Giotta
@Al: Thanks for the tip! If all else fails. @Ryan: Can you point me to one of those tutorials? ___ Flashcoders mailing list Flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com http://chattyfig.figleaf.com/mailman/listinfo/flashcoders

[Flashcoders] Flash Audio stream

2005-12-07 Thread Fredrik Lantz
Hi i have an easy question, i am trying to play a music stream from the web, the stream is in mpeg format. Is it possible for flash to play this or should i just drop it? I am using an ordinary sound object to load the stream a onLoad callback function to start it. Regards //Fredrik

[Flashcoders] Event and listener problem

2005-12-07 Thread old9
Hi there, I've wasted the whole afternoon with the event and listener thing, I know it could be another basic question, but I just cant figure it out please help.. //in ParaControl.as //here I defined 3 functions to receive the events sent by the ParaHolder instance //but there is something

[Flashcoders] flash and ASP.NET

2005-12-07 Thread Michael Appelmans
I need to create a Flash application for a small non-profit can't afford the $999 price tag of MM's Flash Remoting gateway. Is there a third party remoting solution like AMFPHP that I could use? Essentially I need to read and write to an Access database on a Windows web host. Thanks for any

Re: [Flashcoders] Flash Audio stream

2005-12-07 Thread Ramon Tayag
mpeg... layer 3? that's mp3. Yes, flash can do that quite simply. Mon On 12/7/05, Fredrik Lantz [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi i have an easy question, i am trying to play a music stream from the web, the stream is in mpeg format. Is it possible for flash to play this or should i just drop it?

[Flashcoders] Re: Slightly OT: Jaws

2005-12-07 Thread Naveen
Hi Karthik, One thing you would need to remember is that large text are not completely read out. I think it stops at 256 characters in Flash. Select the text at run-time in your flash text field, and it should read out. Regards, Message: 6 Date: Tue, 6 Dec 2005 06:40:12 +0530 From: Karthik

[Flashcoders] Flash PHP XML problem

2005-12-07 Thread Sajid Saiyed
Hi friends, I am facing a new challenge (maybe not new to others here) I have this application where I am searching MySql database and returning the results in an XML format using PHP. I have some 600 records in the database (Which I feel is not too big.) Now, some of the results are showing

Re: [Flashcoders] floating point

2005-12-07 Thread Toon Van de Putte
var i = 0; var j= 0.8; j*=10 onEnterFrame = function () { i = i + 1; trace (i); if (i == j) trace(here); } Or is that just not possible (ie you don't know how many decimal spaces j will have)? On 12/4/05, Hans Wichman [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi peeps, related

Re: [Flashcoders] where and how can I learn actionscript bytecode

2005-12-07 Thread Tyler Wright
It's not going to delete because somewhere else in your code you have a reference to that object. For example: var myObj = new A(); myObj.destory(); // won't be deleted until myObj no longer points to the class. If you really have your heart set on following something a little more OOP, try

[Flashcoders] RE: How to make a class instance

2005-12-07 Thread Naveen
function deleteClasses(classInstance){ for(var i in classInstance){ if(typeof classInstance[i] == function){ delete model[i]; }else if(typeof classInstance[i] == object){ deleteClasses(classInstance[i]);

[Flashcoders] flash 8

2005-12-07 Thread dan
Hi all I want my users to migrate to flash 8 player How can I let them download the plug-in without redirect to macromedia site? Is there some easy way? 10x dan ___ Flashcoders mailing list Flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com

[Flashcoders] macromedia.com

2005-12-07 Thread Mick Gow
OOooo http://www.macromedia.com/ ___ Flashcoders mailing list Flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com http://chattyfig.figleaf.com/mailman/listinfo/flashcoders

[Flashcoders] Re: Event and listener problem

2005-12-07 Thread old9
been fixed, I just forgot to initialize the EventDispatcher. sorry for the stupid question. :( 2005/12/5, old9 [EMAIL PROTECTED]: Hi there, I've wasted the whole afternoon with the event and listener thing, I know it could be another basic question, but I just cant figure it out

RE: [Flashcoders] flash 8

2005-12-07 Thread Martin Klasson
Google on ExpressInstall, Or google on FlashObject, which is a javascript that implements a neat solution to printing out swf's to html, as well as can do detection and ExpressInstall. / martin -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of [EMAIL

Re: [Flashcoders] motion detection

2005-12-07 Thread Daniel Cascais
What does it do, apart from crashing IE and FF when you open it? http://www.playdocam.com/flash8/fire.html -- Daniel Cascais Tel: +56 (0)2 4589495 Cel: +56 (0)9 9417355 ___ Flashcoders mailing list Flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com

Re: [Flashcoders] motion detection

2005-12-07 Thread Cedric Muller
some nice fire effect w/motion detection ... I did some tests a few months ago, but then I didn't have Flash 8 (coding without seeing the results had to encode the swf file then test in a browser) ... so I didn't go to far with research, but it seems that motion detection in f8 is pretty

Re: [Flashcoders] motion detection

2005-12-07 Thread Rob Dackson
It seems to be a Quicktime Movie, so maybe you have a problem with your QT installation? Direct link to the movie, if it works better: http://www.playdocam.com/flash8/playdocam-flash8.mov /RobD 2005/12/7, Daniel Cascais [EMAIL PROTECTED]: What does it do, apart from crashing IE and FF when

Re: [Flashcoders] floating point

2005-12-07 Thread Danny Kodicek
quote that refuses to indent, curses - Original Message - From: Toon Van de Putte [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: Flashcoders mailing list flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com Sent: Monday, December 05, 2005 10:10 PM Subject: Re: [Flashcoders] floating point var i = 0; var j= 0.8; j*=10

Re: [Flashcoders] Who wants MIDI in the Flash Player?

2005-12-07 Thread Martin Wood
Interesting question, although ive made use of midi everyday for, well, too long now :), im really not sure if making it part of the player as a single functional unit would be the best move. Personally i would rather see a more open, low level approach to sound in the player upon which MIDI

Re: [Flashcoders] floating point

2005-12-07 Thread Boon Chew
This has to do with the fact that not every decimal value can be exactly represented by a binary floating point. So the results of adding a bunch of binary numbers that is not exact to begin with will come out to be different than the actual binary floating point for 0.8. You can either turn

Re: [Flashcoders] motion detection

2005-12-07 Thread Rob Dackson
Cedric, Very very nice, thanks for the link! //RobD 2005/12/7, Cedric Muller [EMAIL PROTECTED]: some nice fire effect w/motion detection ... I did some tests a few months ago, but then I didn't have Flash 8 (coding without seeing the results had to encode the swf file then test in a

Re: [Flashcoders] motion detection

2005-12-07 Thread Daniel Cascais
Yep, that did the trick. Thanks. On 12/7/05, Rob Dackson [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: It seems to be a Quicktime Movie, so maybe you have a problem with your QT installation? Direct link to the movie, if it works better: http://www.playdocam.com/flash8/playdocam-flash8.mov /RobD 2005/12/7,

[Flashcoders] Double click event

2005-12-07 Thread Flash guru
hi all, I was wondering if anyone knows of a double click event. I want to be able to double click on a movie clip to perform an action rather than a single click. any help would be great, thanks. -juegas ___ Flashcoders mailing list

[Flashcoders] Passing Init object to a flash component

2005-12-07 Thread Manuel Saint-Victor
Hello, I am trying to pass an init object to a custom component using the following code: thisButton=game.createObject(GameButton, button+i+j, this.getNextHighestDepth(), {labelText:button+i+j, bColor:0x00}); I had tried unsuccesfully to set the button's style using

RE: [Flashcoders] Double click event

2005-12-07 Thread Sumeet Kumar
var timeInterval_int = 700; this.press_int = getTimer(); if ((this.press_int-this.lastPress_int)timeInterval_int) { trace(Called the function) } this.lastPress_int = this.press_int; Regards Sumeet Kumar -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On

RE: [Flashcoders] _root.getURL(javascript:...); Local - Problems

2005-12-07 Thread lieven.cardoen
Nobody? -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Lieven Cardoen Sent: woensdag 7 december 2005 9:27 To: flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com Subject: [Flashcoders] _root.getURL(javascript:...); Local - Problems Hi there, I'm making a cd and

Re: [Flashcoders] Who wants MIDI in the Flash Player?

2005-12-07 Thread hank williams
I think midi support would be nice. In truth though, the question is a little broader than midi. It would be great if there were a sandbox safe way to access USB and/or firewire devices. Midi is but one. It would need to work something like the way that the webcam access works where the software

Re: [Flashcoders] floating point

2005-12-07 Thread Hans Wichman
k, thanks all. i went for the boundary check. the other one was +i == 0.8 which was even dirtier ;) At 12:33 PM 12/7/2005, Danny Kodicek wrote: quote that refuses to indent, curses - Original Message - From: Toon Van de Putte [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: Flashcoders mailing list

Re: [Flashcoders] flash and ASP.NET

2005-12-07 Thread Serge Jespers
Have a look at http://www.openamf.org Don't know if this can help you but it's also a third party remoting solution. I need to create a Flash application for a small non-profit can't afford the $999 price tag of MM's Flash Remoting gateway. Is there a third party remoting solution like

Re: [Flashcoders] Re: Slightly OT: Jaws

2005-12-07 Thread Karthik
Thanks. I was actually having trouble getting *anything* read by JAWS on XP + any browser + any version of Flash on two different PCs. The only way I've been able to get this working now is by setting things up on fresh install of Win2k SP4 and IE. Cheers -K On 07/12/05, Naveen [EMAIL PROTECTED]

Re: [Flashcoders] Who wants MIDI in the Flash Player?

2005-12-07 Thread Martin Wood
On another note I also think, particularly with the speed of 8.5, that it would be great to give us direct access to the sound buffer. I am not sure how fast 8.5 math will be but if you can do a good FFT we could be making actual synthesizers and audio processors in flash. To me that would be

Re: [Flashcoders] flash and ASP.NET

2005-12-07 Thread Martin Wood
does it have to be asp? you can run php on IIS and php has ODBC libraries http://us2.php.net/odbc so flash - amfphp - ODBC bingo. :) also you can run apache on windows, you dont have to run IIS. It depends on what your constraints are i suppose. martin Serge Jespers wrote: Have a look

Re: [Flashcoders] read attributes names in XML

2005-12-07 Thread Karthik
The attibutes property is actually an Object containing all the attributes for a node, that you can cycle through using a for..in loop. hth -K On 07/12/05, GregoryN [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hello Flashcoders, I'd like to save attributes names from XML file as properties of some object.

Re: [Flashcoders] Who wants MIDI in the Flash Player?

2005-12-07 Thread hank williams
the 8.5 player already has an FFT (aka sound spectrum) function built in, but i think its buggy (this is what i have read, ive not tried it yet) Are people currently trying to do sound related stuff? Hank :) martin ___ Flashcoders mailing list

Re: [Flashcoders] HTML in XML

2005-12-07 Thread erixtekila
Le 6 déc. 05, à 19:20, Mike Boutin a écrit : I am bring in some html text to show in flash in an xml file like this: description id=0 title![CDATA[bpicture 0/b]]/title /description When i trace it back in flash, it shows up like this: lt;bgt;picture 0lt;/bgt; Isn't it the expected

RE: [Flashcoders] Who wants MIDI in the Flash Player?

2005-12-07 Thread Robert A. Colvin
http://www.richapps.de/?p=23 check it out..;) -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of hank williams Sent: Wednesday, December 07, 2005 8:07 AM To: Flashcoders mailing list Subject: Re: [Flashcoders] Who wants MIDI in the Flash Player? the 8.5

Re: [Flashcoders]read attributes names in XML

2005-12-07 Thread GregoryN
Well, I found solution myself. Assuming that n:XMLNode is the node in question: for(var i in n.attributes){ trace(n.attributes[ +i+ ] = +n.attributes[i]); } Thanks. -- Best regards, GregoryN http://GOusable.com Flash

Re: [Flashcoders] Flash is a single-threaded app? Maybe it's just theAVM? or...

2005-12-07 Thread erixtekila
Le 6 déc. 05, à 22:26, Scott Hyndman a écrit : And just as a side note, I came up with an interesting idea today on how to emulate multiple threads in Flash. Just use more than one movie! Talk between the UI movie and the background worker movie with a LocalConnection object, and you're in

Re: [Flashcoders] Applying tween class to textfields

2005-12-07 Thread erixtekila
FYI, I made another tween engine build on a new concept. I just have published some source code on my site : http://www.v-i-a.net/blog/archives/2005_11.html For the none frenchist, here is an overview. If you find it interesting, I'll put this in osflash site. Here is the idea behind this

Re: [Flashcoders] Who wants MIDI in the Flash Player?

2005-12-07 Thread hank williams
Thanks, but could you give me a little overview of what that is. There is only code with no description. Thanks Hank On 12/7/05, Robert A. Colvin [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: http://www.richapps.de/?p=23 check it out..;) -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL

Re: [Flashcoders] HTML in XML

2005-12-07 Thread Sander Janssens
Make sure your XML document is in Unicode. I use Unicode-8, but our ASP pages write Unicode-16. You don¹t need any CDATA tags. I have XHTML info bubbles with CSS and images; text is like this: bubble id=0 p class='titel'Network Address Translation/pbr/ pNAT or Network Address

Re: [Flashcoders] HTML in XML

2005-12-07 Thread JOR
You want to use .nodeValue when accessing CDATA or the data will be escaped. JOR ___ === James O'Reilly === === SynergyMedia, Inc. === www.synergymedia.net Mike Boutin wrote: I am bring in some html text to show in flash in an xml file like this:

Re: [Flashcoders] swf to pdf

2005-12-07 Thread g.wygonik
hi igor i know that there are server-side tools to convert images into PDFs. should just be a matter of hooking up a PHP front-end to them. although, i wouldn't doubt there's a PHP PDF library to do it too. a search over at www.planetpdf.com may help. the next version of my blazePDF component

RE: [Flashcoders] XML question

2005-12-07 Thread Glenn J. Miller
Variable scope... Try declaring them *outside* the onLoad() function, because those variables conveniently drift out of scope (release themselves) as the code exits that function... Hope this helps... -- Dok Skyymap Inc. 770.321.3967 Office 770.321.3454 Fax -Original Message- From:

[Flashcoders] Re: Flash is a single-threaded app? Maybe it's justtheAVM? or...

2005-12-07 Thread A.Cicak
I dont understand how your UI could lock in the first place? Sockets and sounds are already working in another thread and all other code which could lock the UI (like some long loops, etc.) can be made by emulating loop with onEnterFrame and few counters. Scott Hyndman [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote

Re: [Flashcoders] Who wants MIDI in the Flash Player?

2005-12-07 Thread bryan.rice
On Dec 7, 2005, at 8:43 AM, hank williams wrote: But I am really curious about this loader thing. I am not really aware of it. It sounds like a huge deal. It is a very cool AS3 feature: http://www.flashguru.co.uk/actionscript-3-new-capabilities/#more-606 blue skies, bryan

[Flashcoders] [OT] Job in Boston

2005-12-07 Thread Chris Allen
Okay, now that Flashcoders is back up I'm trying again, here is what I tried to post on Monday: Hi, I just wanted to let everyone know of an opening at Mass General Hospital in Boston. We are looking for a excellent Java and Flash developer. You can check out the posting here:

Re: [Flashcoders] Re: Flash is a single-threaded app? Maybe it's justtheAVM? or...

2005-12-07 Thread Chris Allen
On 12/7/05, A.Cicak [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I dont understand how your UI could lock in the first place? Sockets and sounds are already working in another thread and all other code which could lock the UI (like some long loops, etc.) can be made by emulating loop with onEnterFrame and few

[Flashcoders] Can FCS detect player version?

2005-12-07 Thread inbox.flash
Is there a way without using javascript, for a flash app (maybe FCS?) to detect the player version? Need to send the right stream depending on flavor. ___ Flashcoders mailing list Flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com

[Flashcoders] universal toString() function

2005-12-07 Thread Andreas Weber
I'm quite sure that this must be around somewhere, but this time I didn't have any luck searching the archives... What I'm looking for is similar to a deep-copy/clone method (e.g. Arul/Tatsuo http://chattyfig.figleaf.com/mailman/htdig/flashcoders/2004-March/106149.htm l) but instead of getting a

[Flashcoders] FAQ Adobe acquisition of Macromedia

2005-12-07 Thread Judah Frangipane
FAQ Adobe acquisition of Macromedia http://www.adobe.com/aboutadobe/invrelations/adobeandmacromedia_faq.html Interesting key points: *How long will it take to integrate Flash Player and Adobe Reader?* It will be a multiyear effort. Ultimately, our goal is to combine both in a single

[Flashcoders] Q:using BitmapData to Record Screen Actions

2005-12-07 Thread bitstreams
Hi I want to create a simple app that allows the creation of 'recordings', basically movies that are recordings of anything that might happen on the stage. I'd appreciate any feedback on my basic logic which is as follows: 1) Create a 'snaphot routine whose only purpose is to create

Re: [Flashcoders] Who wants MIDI in the Flash Player?

2005-12-07 Thread Martin Wood
hank williams wrote: Why bother with compression. This just creates more processor overhead. a minute of cd quality sound should be 10mbytes. This is not so bad. I dont know if flash would have any memory issues with this but I doubt it. In any case it could be chunked. But then the issues is

Re: [Flashcoders] eclipse UNDELETE

2005-12-07 Thread Chris Allen
Try this. Right click on the parent directory (or if it was the root directory, click on the project) in the Navigator, Package Explorer, or Flash Explorer (FDT only) pane and select Restore from Local History. You should be able to get it back like that. For better protection and help with

Re: [Flashcoders] universal toString() function

2005-12-07 Thread Helen Triolo
Here is a start for you, from Dave Yang: http://quantumwave.com/flash/listObject.html. Somewhere he had a method to show arrays formatted in a way similar to what you show too, but I can't find that. This one works nicely though -- I tried a quickly modified version to see: var o:Object =

RE: [Flashcoders] FAQ Adobe acquisition of Macromedia

2005-12-07 Thread Sara Spalding
The answer about the Flash Player and Adobe Reader was a little confusing. We updated the QA to make it more clear. Here's the updated text: What are Adobe's plans for Flash Player and Adobe Reader? Our long-term plan is to develop a universal client by combining PDF, Flash and HTML in a

RE: [Flashcoders] flash and ASP.NET

2005-12-07 Thread Zoltan Csibi
Hi Michael Don't know if this is in your timeframe but we are preparing the alpha release of the Fluorine .NET remoting gateway. This works like the MM one for .NET and additionally supports pageable recordsets and .NET custom authentication (Fluorine is open source) Zoli -Original

[Flashcoders] Re: Re: Flash is a single-threaded app? Maybe it'sjusttheAVM? or...

2005-12-07 Thread A.Cicak
Believe me multithreding is lot harder to debug, read and maintain in most cases assuming that onEnterFrame is not made in way that you put 20 loops all in one function (onEnterFrame) . You could make object (MultiLoop) which has method Update, some private counters, etc. and for each

RE: [Flashcoders] Can FCS detect player version?

2005-12-07 Thread Alistair Miller
If you are just looking to perform different actions per flash version... Using a flash 7 movie (have not checked 8 but assume it would work on that as well) you can check what version of flash the client is being used. Then code specific actions for that version of flash to execute. In one

Re: [Flashcoders] flash and ASP.NET

2005-12-07 Thread Paul Hart
That sounds interesting. Any more details? On 07/12/05, Zoltan Csibi [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi Michael Don't know if this is in your timeframe but we are preparing the alpha release of the Fluorine .NET remoting gateway. This works like the MM one for .NET and additionally supports

RE: [Flashcoders] FAQ Adobe acquisition of Macromedia

2005-12-07 Thread Mike Mountain
Our long-term plan is to develop a universal client by combining PDF, Flash and HTML in a single, integrated runtime. How does this differ from a browser? M ___ Flashcoders mailing list Flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com

Re: [Flashcoders] FAQ Adobe acquisition of Macromedia

2005-12-07 Thread Chad Mefferd
Gone are the days of a lightweight flash player. On Dec 7, 2005, at 10:07 AM, Mike Mountain wrote: Our long-term plan is to develop a universal client by combining PDF, Flash and HTML in a single, integrated runtime. How does this differ from a browser? M

[Flashcoders] [ann] Reminder: Sydney Developers Group December Meeting

2005-12-07 Thread Chris Velevitch
Tues, 6th Dec, ActionScript 3 by Robin Hilliard at 6pm for 6:30 start at MLC School Burwood. Tonight Robin Hilliard of Rocketboots discuss and show us Actionscript 3. While FlashDev meetings are free and open to all it's best to RSVP to help with catering. http://www.flashdev.org.au/program/

Re: [Flashcoders] FAQ Adobe acquisition of Macromedia

2005-12-07 Thread hank williams
I was just about to say it sounds like a browser, but with the ability to capture apps and content sychronize data, work offline and keep applets automatically up to date. I think its basically central, but in a UI that looks more like a browser. Regards Hank On 12/7/05, Mike Mountain [EMAIL

Re: [Flashcoders] universal toString() function

2005-12-07 Thread Jobe Makar
Hi Andreas, Give this a shot I think it will do what you need. Its a little messy since I just typed it really quick. Hope it helps: //---Some contrived complex structure to trace var myOb = new Object(); myOb.name = jobe myOb.animals = [free, gulliver]; myOb.someArr = [{email:[EMAIL

Re: [Flashcoders] FAQ Adobe acquisition of Macromedia

2005-12-07 Thread hank williams
This new client is not in place of the current lightweight player. It is a separate thing, like central. So there will always be separate browser plugins for pdf and swf. Regards Hank On 12/7/05, Chad Mefferd [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Gone are the days of a lightweight flash player. On Dec 7,

[Flashcoders] Import gone

2005-12-07 Thread eric dolecki
Colleague is having a problem with Flash 8 Pro... it froze up and now since then he can't do any Import bitmaps, etc. into the IDE. JSFL commands don't appear to do anything either. Anyone else have any ideas? He has 2004 installed and is removing it, then removing F8, then reinstalling F8 to

Re: [Flashcoders] Re: Re: Flash is a single-threaded app? Maybe it'sjusttheAVM? or...

2005-12-07 Thread Meinte van't Kruis
define its Update method, add it to array, and in on enter frame loop through that array and for each element call Update ^^ sounds like a job for AsBroadCaster! hooray On 12/7/05, A.Cicak [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Believe me multithreding is lot harder to debug, read and maintain in most

Re: [Flashcoders] FAQ Adobe acquisition of Macromedia

2005-12-07 Thread Mark Winterhalder
On 12/7/05, hank williams [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: This new client is not in place of the current lightweight player. It is a separate thing, like central. So there will always be separate browser plugins for pdf and swf. it might be apollo, of which i know almost nothing about, but which

RE: [Flashcoders] Re: Slightly OT: Jaws

2005-12-07 Thread Robert A. Colvin
Has anyone with response.write in .net and Jaws? How is it possible to get jaws to see the flash Object if it is written to the page??? cheers -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Naveen Sent: Wednesday, December 07, 2005 5:31 AM To:

RE: [Flashcoders] FAQ Adobe acquisition of Macromedia

2005-12-07 Thread Geoffrey Williams
Think of it as Central or Breeze. It will allow a bunch of new functionality above the Player. It's not a replacement; it's a 'plug-in'... -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Chad Mefferd Sent: Wednesday, December 07, 2005 11:10 AM To:

Re: [Flashcoders] Re: Re: Flash is a single-threaded app? Maybe it'sjusttheAVM? or...

2005-12-07 Thread Chris Allen
Hahaha, Okay your point is well taken. Especially since I am currently working on fixing a multi-threaded Java socket application at the moment. Multi-threaded programing isn't a walk in the park, that's for sure. But, with that said, depending on how Scott implements his MovieClip approach it

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