[Flashcoders] Sound markers

2006-06-27 Thread Christophe Herreman
Hey guys, does anyone have a proper solution for simulating markers in (mp3) sound files? As far as I understood, these cannot be read by the Flash Player. We are looking for a workaround and the first thing we would try is to insert the times into the comment field of the mp3 file. Reading

Re: [Flashcoders] Panning and Sliding, using Tweens possible?

2006-06-27 Thread Weyert de Boer
Yes, I have looked a bit at the Tween-classes, but I have some bad days in Flash at the moment. Looks like nothing want to work, and the IDE ain't helping either. Going nuts here. Things like when you press space the IDE give focus to the Output palette, or windows who disappear, weird

Re: [Flashcoders] Sound markers

2006-06-27 Thread Aaron Buchanan
I heard Flash Player 9 has some new sound goodies, but couldn't turn up a link.. Anyone got one? a On 6/27/06 12:05 AM, Christophe Herreman [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hey guys, does anyone have a proper solution for simulating markers in (mp3) sound files? As far as I understood, these

Re: [Flashcoders] Panning and Sliding, using Tweens possible?

2006-06-27 Thread Mick G
MC Tween has a panTo command which does what you need (along with all the other standard tweens)... http://hosted.zeh.com.br/mctween/doc_panto.html On 6/27/06, Weyert de Boer [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Yes, I have looked a bit at the Tween-classes, but I have some bad days in Flash at the

Re: [Flashcoders] Sound markers

2006-06-27 Thread Tom Jackson
has anyone investigated the Media components? I believe there's an addCuePoints function that might do what your after... not used it myself mind so it might be useless ;) On 27/06/06, Aaron Buchanan [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I heard Flash Player 9 has some new sound goodies, but couldn't turn

Re: [Flashcoders] Panning and Sliding, using Tweens possible?

2006-06-27 Thread Mick G
Sorry - wrong one ;) One of the tween classes has a pan feature... will post if I find it. On 6/27/06, Mick G [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: MC Tween has a panTo command which does what you need (along with all the other standard tweens)... http://hosted.zeh.com.br/mctween/doc_panto.html On

Re: [Flashcoders] Sound markers

2006-06-27 Thread Weyert de Boer
Aaron Buchanan wrote: I heard Flash Player 9 has some new sound goodies, but couldn't turn up a link.. Anyone got one Check the flash.media package in the ActionScript 3 REference at labs.adobe.com? ___ Flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com To change

Re: [Flashcoders] Panning and Sliding, using Tweens possible?

2006-06-27 Thread Weyert de Boer
I will try it out :) ___ 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

Re: [Flashcoders] Sound markers

2006-06-27 Thread Tom Jackson
There is a Media class in flash mx 2004 professional has anyone investigated the addCuePoints functions within that? might be what your after although I haven't used it myself so might be useless :) On 27/06/06, Weyert de Boer [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Aaron Buchanan wrote: I heard Flash

Re: [Flashcoders] Sound markers

2006-06-27 Thread Christophe Herreman
Hey Tom, we don't want to add CuePoints (which is for flv I thought). I have a mp3 file that has been marked in SoundForge. We now want to load the marked mp3 and read the markers so we can jump to certain points in time in the mp3 file. I have just checked the SF docs and it is possible to

Re: [Flashcoders] Sound markers

2006-06-27 Thread Tom Jackson
ah I see, yeah the Media class can be used to cue an mp3 file aswell as per this tutorial here: http://www.actionscript.org/tutorials/intermediate/using_cuepoints_2004mx/index.shtml but I see this is no use to you now :) it would definitely be an interesting thing to know though so keep us

Re: [Flashcoders] Sound markers

2006-06-27 Thread Ian Thomas
Hi Christophe, We've done similar using SoundForge simply by exporting the regions/markers file as a text file and loading it in alongside the SWF - parsing it, and triggering events based on the contents. HTH, Ian On 6/27/06, Christophe Herreman [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hey Tom, we don't

Re: [Flashcoders] Sound markers

2006-06-27 Thread Ian Thomas
Sorry, I meant loading it in alongside an external .mp3. Having a bad morning here... Ian On 6/27/06, Ian Thomas [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi Christophe, We've done similar using SoundForge simply by exporting the regions/markers file as a text file and loading it in alongside the SWF -

[Flashcoders] Storing functions as strings

2006-06-27 Thread Andreas Rønning
Let's say i have the following: var stringA:String = A; var funct:String = A=BA; how could i quickly apply funct to stringA to make stringA BA? Obviously L-system related :) I can do this an entirely different way, but out of curiosity, is there a good way i can store and use math like this?

Re: [Flashcoders] Sound markers

2006-06-27 Thread Tom Jackson
are my messages getting through? every time I send a message I'm getting a email account not registered , message not posted error? On 27/06/06, Ian Thomas [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi Christophe, We've done similar using SoundForge simply by exporting the regions/markers file as a text file

Re: [Flashcoders] Sound markers

2006-06-27 Thread Ian Thomas
Yes, Tom, they are - it's someone else registered on this list who's account is broken, not yours. I had the same thing yesterday. Ian On 6/27/06, Tom Jackson [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: are my messages getting through? every time I send a message I'm getting a email account not registered ,

Re: [Flashcoders] Panning and Sliding, using Tweens possible?

2006-06-27 Thread Bart Wttewaall
Here's an old testclass of mine. It uses those custom easing equations from mx.transitions.easing.*; import mx.transitions.easing.*; import mx.utils.Delegate; class TweenTest { public static var fps:Number = 31; private var intervalID:Number; private

RE: [Flashcoders] Storing functions as strings

2006-06-27 Thread Danny Kodicek
Let's say i have the following: var stringA:String = A; var funct:String = A=BA; how could i quickly apply funct to stringA to make stringA BA? I'm thinking something like function apply(func:String, str:String) { var tFunction = eval(function(A){+func+;return A}) return tFunction(str) } But

Re: [Flashcoders] Storing functions as strings

2006-06-27 Thread Hans Wichman
Hi, the interpreter component on http://chq.emehmedovic.com/ might be what you are looking for. grtz JC On 6/27/06, Danny Kodicek [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Let's say i have the following: var stringA:String = A; var funct:String = A=BA; how could i quickly apply funct to stringA to make

[Flashcoders] AMES and ScrollBars

2006-06-27 Thread meerkat
Foreword: Some weeks ago I started developing with Flash. After one day I realized, that I don't like to develop with the Flash IDE at all and went over to the Open-Source way of developing flash-files. So my development environment just consists of Eclipse (with Ant-Tasks and ASDT) MTasc and

Re: [Flashcoders] AMES and ScrollBars

2006-06-27 Thread Alias
Check out actionstep: http://www.actionstep.org HTH Alias On 6/27/06, meerkat [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Foreword: Some weeks ago I started developing with Flash. After one day I realized, that I don't like to develop with the Flash IDE at all and went over to the Open-Source way of developing

[Flashcoders] AMES and ScrollBars

2006-06-27 Thread meerkat
Foreword: Some weeks ago I started developing with Flash. After one day I realized, that I don't like to develop with the Flash IDE at all and went over to the Open-Source way of developing flash-files. So my development environment just consists of Eclipse (with Ant-Tasks and ASDT) MTasc and

Re: [Flashcoders] AMES and ScrollBars

2006-06-27 Thread meerkat
Alias schrieb: Check out actionstep: http://www.actionstep.org HTH Alias I had a first look on this project (the correct URL is http://actionstep.org/) and will work into it during the day. It sounds very promising until now. I will post the result later. Thanks a lot for this link,

Re: [Flashcoders] transparent background in Projector (Screenweaver)

2006-06-27 Thread franto
just let you know, i've got solution! problem was, that my flash movie was big (whole screen) and recreating dynamic mask was problem. Even commercial projectors was running full CPU... but i've made flash movie just as big as insect is, and instead of moving insect movieclip, i move projector

Re: [Flashcoders] Re: loadvars vs xml onData

2006-06-27 Thread Jim Kremens
Why would that matter? I would assume that the loadvars and XML objects would handle cached or non cached files the same way, no? Jim Kremens On 6/26/06, Steven Sacks | BLITZ [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: You're loading in a non-cached version each time right? var myXml = new XML(); for (var a =

Re: [Flashcoders] Text arching

2006-06-27 Thread aklist_flash
From the online samples, I don't see any demonstration of the claimed ability to distort the text, just to place the letters along different curves. Am I missing something? I hope so, since I've been looking for a way to do text distortions (such as making text fit a flat-topped arch). -

Re: [Flashcoders] Sound markers

2006-06-27 Thread Mike Britton
Cuepoints can be used with mp3 as well as flv. Mike ___ 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

Re: [Flashcoders] Oregano forum/mailing list/etc

2006-06-27 Thread erixtekila
Where can I find one? I'm getting some errors and I need an archive to search. ;-) Welcome here : http://forum.v-i-a.net --- erixtekila http://blog.v-i-a.net/ ___ Flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com To change your subscription options or

Re: [Flashcoders] getTextExtent weirdness

2006-06-27 Thread erixtekila
Pixel-accurate width is correctly returned every time. The same method can be used for multiple entry fields, even with different typefaces or type styles as long as those style parameters are passed to the auto-sized, off-stage measurement field. Do you mean those used with FlashType

[Flashcoders] generating SWF/FLV ?

2006-06-27 Thread jcarlos
HI All, I'd like to know if someone has some ideas about an app usingo nly AS2 that would get an JPG file, record some sound and them export them as SWF ou FLV, to import further im some other app. would it be possible ? -- Joâo Carlos Brazil * * *

Re: [Flashcoders] Text arching

2006-06-27 Thread GregoryN
Hello Marc, Within the IDE or at runtime via AS, you can rotate, scale and skew(IDE only) Text2Curve object - like any other movieclip. I'm not quite sure what type of distortion you're looking for... Can you show me some pictures (maybe offlist)? At a glance: 1) If you need place letter along

[Flashcoders] Media Components, FLV and MP3

2006-06-27 Thread Dan Styles
Hi there, I'm parsing an XML Playlist which can apparently have both FLV, MP3 and JPG files in it. I'm somehow expected to 'play' all of these media types. My first thought is to have an instance of the media display, FLV player and a movieclip for the jpgs and to use a switch case statement - i

RE: [Flashcoders] Server app for video to swf conversion?

2006-06-27 Thread Bernard Visscher
I know it's a bit late to answer this post.. But ;) When you use ffmpeg (which works great) you should use flvtool2 to insert the metadata like duration etc. It kan be found at: http://www.inlet-media.de/flvtool2 A simple php sollution to execute ffmpeg and then the flvtool2 would be (if you have

[Flashcoders] init TextFormat prop in a class

2006-06-27 Thread Mendelsohn, Michael
Hi list... Why is it that when I try to init a prop for my class, I get this error: A class's instance variables may only be initialized to compile-time constant expressions. What exactly does that mean? Thanks, - Michael M. class test{ private var tf:TextFormat = new TextFormat();

Re: [Flashcoders] Panning and Sliding, using Tweens possible?

2006-06-27 Thread Digital Rust
definitely possible. i'm pretty new to actionscript so don't laugh, but this is what i've been using recently. mcButton.onRelease = function(){ new mx.transitions.Tween(mcTarget, _x, mx.transitions.easing.Strong.easeOut, 0, 600, 2, true); new mx.transitions.Tween(mcTarget, _y,

[Flashcoders] Flash Site Looses FUcntionality on Server

2006-06-27 Thread Gravelat, Pierre
I designed a simple Flash site that uses code to load flash objects within the template (content area). I placed the artwork contained in the library in separate folders along with a style sheet in its own folder and all swf files are in the main folder together. While all works fine locally,

Re: [Flashcoders] init TextFormat prop in a class

2006-06-27 Thread John Mark Hawley
The constructor for TextFormat() would have to be called before your class was ready to be instantiated. Class properties can only be initialized with primitives outside of a constructor -- and the wierdness inherent in assigning arrays in a property definition means that just about all

Re: [Flashcoders] init TextFormat prop in a class

2006-06-27 Thread mike . keesey
Quoting Mendelsohn, Michael [EMAIL PROTECTED]: Hi list... Why is it that when I try to init a prop for my class, I get this error: A class's instance variables may only be initialized to compile-time constant expressions. What exactly does that mean? class test{ private var

RE: [Flashcoders] Flash Site Looses FUcntionality on Server

2006-06-27 Thread Merrill, Jason
Paths are relative to the host .html, not the .swf. Are your paths correct relative to the HTML? Jason Merrill Bank of America Learning Organization Effectiveness - Technology Solutions ___ Flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com To change your

RE: [Flashcoders] init TextFormat prop in a class

2006-06-27 Thread Mendelsohn, Michael
Thanks, Mike and John for your responses. John: what do you mean by primitives? - MM Class properties can only be initialized with primitives outside of a constructor ___ Flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com To change your subscription options or

Re: RE: [Flashcoders] init TextFormat prop in a class

2006-06-27 Thread John Mark Hawley
Mike Keesey hit the nail on the head. By primitives, I meant null, undefined, numeric, boolean, and string literals (4, true, some text). Literal Object and Array instances ( {}, [] ) can also work like primitives in a class definition, but they behave a bit oddly because they end up sitting

Re: [Flashcoders] Text arching

2006-06-27 Thread GregoryN
Well, The first thing Google brings for site:chattyfig.figleaf.com envelope is recent Flashcoders discussion Applying transformations to text? :-) AND also one named skew function (2001) with a nice functions from Robert Penner and others. Robin Debreuil's example:

RE: [Flashcoders] getTextExtent weirdness

2006-06-27 Thread Ville Walveranta
Primarily the main formatting characteristics such as font name, size and style if applicable; with embedded/bitmap fonts the style is what it is, of course. Anti aliasing or sharpness likely are not going to make a big difference in the width, and they do not apply anyway with bitmap fonts. You

Re: RE: [Flashcoders] init TextFormat prop in a class

2006-06-27 Thread Yotam Laufer
BTW, you also can't do this: class MyClass { private static var kMyState:String = value; // good private static var kMyInitialState:String = kMyState; // bad } You've have to write private static var kMyInitialState:String = value; in order to get the compiler to allow this. -mark

[Flashcoders] Job Posting: Junior Interactive Developer (Philadelphia, PA, USA)

2006-06-27 Thread Matthew Donadio
Junior Interactive Developer Center City Philadelphia-based design studio Night Kitchen Interactive (http://www.whatscookin.com) is looking for a full-time Junior Interactive Developer to produce creative interactive projects for clients such as the Smithsonian Institute, the National

Re: [Flashcoders] Text arching

2006-06-27 Thread aklist_flash
Well, The first thing Google brings for site:chattyfig.figleaf.com envelope is recent Flashcoders discussion Applying transformations to text? :-) Are you LART'ng me? I started that thread, and never got the right answer! AND also one named skew function (2001) with a nice functions from

Re: [Flashcoders] Oregano forum/mailing list/etc

2006-06-27 Thread erixtekila
Hep, http://forum.v-i-a.net You're welcome to register. Don't know why my answer never reach flashcorder ? --- erixtekila http://blog.v-i-a.net/ ___ Flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com To change your subscription options or search the

Re: [Flashcoders] getTextExtent weirdness

2006-06-27 Thread erixtekila
Primarily the main formatting characteristics such as font name, size and style if applicable; with embedded/bitmap fonts the style is what it is, of course. Anti aliasing or sharpness likely are not going to make a big difference in the width, and they do not apply anyway with bitmap fonts.

Re: [Flashcoders] generating SWF/FLV ?

2006-06-27 Thread Jim Cheng
jcarlos wrote: I'd like to know if someone has some ideas about an app usingo nly AS2 that would get an JPG file, record some sound and them export them as SWF ou FLV, to import further im some other app. Unfortunately, you can't do this with just client-side AS2, as there is neither

RE: [Flashcoders] Re: loadvars vs xml onData

2006-06-27 Thread Mike
But if you run the XML test first, and the LoadVars test just loads the cached file -- T. Michael Keesey -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Jim Kremens Sent: Tuesday, June 27, 2006 5:39 AM To: Flashcoders mailing list Subject: Re:

[Flashcoders] Ajax and ActionScript 2.0

2006-06-27 Thread Spencer Markowski
The company I work for, Just1Word is seeking AS 2.0 and Ajax developers to work on smaller pieces of a large project. We're looking for people who can work on their own, deliver on time and are familiar with AS 2.0 class development. Our projects range from UI development, with most interface

[Flashcoders] Documentation of the XFactor's XPath class?

2006-06-27 Thread Weyert de Boer
Does anyone know where I can find any form of documentation how to use the XPath classes for ActionScript 2 writtenb y XFactorStudios? Thanks! Weyert ___ Flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com To change your subscription options or search the archive:

Re: [Flashcoders] Sound markers

2006-06-27 Thread Christophe Herreman
Hey guys, I found a little workaround using the scripting possibilities in SoundForge. You can find a little explanation on my blog and you can download the script. http://www.herrodius.com/blog/?p=49 thx for your input ! regards, Christophe Ian Thomas schreef: Sorry, I meant loading it

Re: RE: [Flashcoders] init TextFormat prop in a class

2006-06-27 Thread John Mark Hawley
You're a hundred percent correct. I must have been pulling some other shenanigans when I had the compiler cranking at me when I tried that about a year ago...sorry for the misinformation. -mark hawley From: Yotam Laufer [EMAIL PROTECTED] Date: 2006/06/27 Tue PM 12:53:25 CDT To:

Re: [Flashcoders] Re: loadvars vs xml onData

2006-06-27 Thread Jim Kremens
But if you run the XML test first, and the LoadVars test just loads the cached file That's a good point! Jim Kremens On 6/27/06, Mike [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: But if you run the XML test first, and the LoadVars test just loads the cached file -- T. Michael Keesey -Original

[Flashcoders] To script or not to script... flash animations and drawing

2006-06-27 Thread Marcelo de Moraes Serpa
I´m working on a new RIA project that requires colorfull and smooth animations, some of them are linear, some of them I guess are better created through scripting (random) - and here´s where I often find myself confused: I used to be a timeline guy, but then after I learned OOP, I always find

Re: [Flashcoders] Documentation of the XFactor's XPath class?

2006-06-27 Thread John Giotta
Start here http://www.w3schools.com/xpath/default.asp ___ 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

RE: [Flashcoders] Documentation of the XFactor's XPath class?

2006-06-27 Thread Merrill, Jason
I have some classes I wrote which make using xfactorstudio's Xpath classes easier, if you want them. Comes with a little bit of example code commented in the class. Requires xfactorstudio's classes to be installed already. Here is the comment and example code in one of the classes:

Re: [Flashcoders] Sound markers

2006-06-27 Thread Ian Thomas
Nice trick, Christophe - thanks for sharing that. You never know what might come in useful some day... Cheers, Ian On 6/27/06, Christophe Herreman [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hey guys, I found a little workaround using the scripting possibilities in SoundForge. You can find a little explanation

Re: [Flashcoders] Documentation of the XFactor's XPath class?

2006-06-27 Thread Weyert de Boer
John Giotta wrote: Start here http://www.w3schools.com/xpath/default.asp Like that will work... I mean how to use the class itself, somehow it doesn't act the same as XPath stuff in .NET. ___ Flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com To change your

[Flashcoders] Project Panel Weirdness

2006-06-27 Thread Steven Loe
Has anybody had luck (good or bad) with the project panel in flash 8? 2 of us are trying to work on a project using the project panel's check-in/check-out. I created a site, put the code up on a FTP server. All good... But when I add a file to the project, the other guy can't see the new file.

Re: [Flashcoders] Sound markers

2006-06-27 Thread Aaron Buchanan
From weyert: http://labs.adobe.com/subversion/flashplatform/projects/actionscriptsamples/ trunk/src/actionscript3/sound/ComputeSpectrum/ComputeSpectrum.as On 6/27/06 1:33 PM, Ian Thomas [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Nice trick, Christophe - thanks for sharing that. You never know what might come

Re: [Flashcoders] Sound markers

2006-06-27 Thread Weyert de Boer
Keep in mind this is a ActionScript 3 only method. ___ 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

RE: [Flashcoders] getTextExtent weirdness

2006-06-27 Thread Ville Walveranta
You may be right about sharpness/anti-aliasing :). I only used it with a single font/style, but could see no reason for why I couldn't have defined multiple formats and then pass a format id to the function that 1) populates the metrics field, 2) applies the (appropriate) format, and 3) returns

RE: [Flashcoders] Documentation of the XFactor's XPath class?

2006-06-27 Thread Ash Warren
I would love to check them out. I use these classes all the time and run into encode/decode issues a lot. Thanks! -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Merrill, Jason Sent: Tuesday, June 27, 2006 3:31 PM To: Flashcoders mailing list Subject:

[Flashcoders] AS3, Flash 9?

2006-06-27 Thread Ville Walveranta
Does anyone here know the [tentative] release schedule of Flash 9 Pro (i.e. the IDE/Studio, not just the plugin) that would take advantage of AS3? Flash Team has been collecting feedback on their wishlist at the below URL..

RE: [Flashcoders] Documentation of the XFactor's XPath class?

2006-06-27 Thread Merrill, Jason
Sent to you offlist. Jason Merrill Bank of America Learning Organization Effectiveness - Technology Solutions -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:flashcoders- [EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Ash Warren Sent: Tuesday, June 27, 2006 5:26 PM To: 'Flashcoders

[Flashcoders] Trying my question again.. FLV/MP3 and components

2006-06-27 Thread Dan Styles
Hi there, I'm parsing an XML Playlist which can apparently have FLV, MP3 and JPG files in it. I'm somehow expected to 'play' all of these media types. My first thought is to have an instance of the media display component, FLV player component and a movieclip for the jpgs - each on 3 different

Re: [Flashcoders] Documentation of the XFactor's XPath class?

2006-06-27 Thread Weyert de Boer
Yes, I would be interested in them too! I currently got such ugly XPath code: Parsing a xml file of 4KB takes around 1-3 seconds to parse... :( It's a noticable slowdown. var showController = XPath.selectNodesAsBoolean( settingsResults[0], showController )[0]; if (

RE: [Flashcoders] Trying my question again.. FLV/MP3 and components

2006-06-27 Thread Merrill, Jason
Sounds good to me. You can pop out the extension name of the string using theString.split(.) For example: theString = myfile.mp3 tempArr = theString.split(.); extension = tempArr[1]; trace(extension) theString = myfile.flv tempArr = theString.split(.); extension = tempArr[1]; trace(extension)

Re: [Flashcoders] To script or not to script... flash animations and drawing

2006-06-27 Thread js
Hey Marcelo, You really touched upon a subject that I have issues with as well. Unfortunately, it seems that the vast majority of OOP supporters out there are code purists to extreme extents. While the organization and extensibility that OOP provides is very helpful under specific

RE: [Flashcoders] Trying my question again.. FLV/MP3 and components

2006-06-27 Thread Merrill, Jason
In regards to your second question, you could also just hide, show, delete, show, attach, whatever the appropriate media player instead of jumping frames too - either way works. Jason Merrill Bank of America Learning Organization Effectiveness - Technology Solutions -Original

Re: [Flashcoders] To script or not to script... flash animations and drawing

2006-06-27 Thread Adam Pasztory
I am an OOP supporter, but I'll be the first one to tell you that there's nothing wrong with using timeline-based animations in your project. In fact, I encourage it. You're being true to the spirit of Flash. *However* if you want the timeline-based animations to integrate well with your OOP

[Flashcoders] Adobe Web Site Response (or Lack Thereof)

2006-06-27 Thread Kevin Mulvihill
Hi folks, I think I'm kinda patient. Less patient than some, but more so than others. And I noticed that, right around the time the Adobe acquisition of Macromedia really got rolling a few months ago, the web site response and download speed of the Macromedia site declined significantly. I

Re: [Flashcoders] Adobe Web Site Response (or Lack Thereof)

2006-06-27 Thread John Dowdell
[Tip: Try hitting New Message in your emailer instead of Reply, because otherwise your new subject can get buried in archives or threaded emailers.] I've seen enough individual reports of adobe site slow to suspect there's a real cause, even though most of us don't see such a thing. Good

[Flashcoders] where to put AS 3 classes

2006-06-27 Thread Robin Burrer
Hi there, I'm playing around with AS 3 and Flex 2 at the moment. With AS 2 I used to organize my classes in subdirectories e.g. com.domain.utilities.SomeClass. I found that especially helpful when using classes in different projects. I can't really figure out how to do this with flexbuilder 2.0.

Re: [Flashcoders] where to put AS 3 classes

2006-06-27 Thread stacey
right click on project properties Flex build path i believe. Hi there, I'm playing around with AS 3 and Flex 2 at the moment. With AS 2 I used to organize my classes in subdirectories e.g. com.domain.utilities.SomeClass. I found that especially helpful when using classes in different

RE: [Flashcoders] where to put AS 3 classes

2006-06-27 Thread Robin Burrer
That's it - thanks a lot! -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Wednesday, 28 June 2006 10:48 AM To: flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com Subject: Re: [Flashcoders] where to put AS 3 classes right click on project

[Flashcoders] scopefusion

2006-06-27 Thread Latcho
I don't use the this - word because of the nested functions ans possible complications with the this pointiong to the prototype movieclip In terms of scope for the nested function, is this the way to go ? I just paste my proto, cheers, Latcho MovieClip.prototype.addScroll=function

Re: [Flashcoders] Text arching

2006-06-27 Thread GregoryN
Sorry, but what's LART? I think that, with skew function(s), the task of simulating an envelope, e.g., placing text between 2-4 lines is just a question of math. Well, probably quite advanced :-). I've already described it in general (see quotation below). As to envelope in Flash IDE, it works

Re: [Flashcoders] Text arching

2006-06-27 Thread Latcho
You might like this: DEMO class v1: http://sandy.media-box.net/blog/distortimage-20-the-fastest-way-to-freely-distort-image-with-flash-in-actionscript.html SOURCE class v2: http://sandy.media-box.net/blog/distortimage-20-the-fastest-way-to-freely-distort-image-with-flash-in-actionscript.html

[Flashcoders] Re: FLV/MP3 question.. thanks people.

2006-06-27 Thread Dan Styles
Dunc.. That is perfect. thank you so much. I won't actually USE it but i will look at the source so thoughtfully provided... and thank you everyone else for your input. Great list. great people. great responses. thanks. Hi Dan, you may want to look at this cat prior to re-inventing the wheel.

Re: [Flashcoders] Documentation of the XFactor's XPath class?

2006-06-27 Thread Doug Tangren
While recently poking around for information on using xfactorstudio's xpath I came across this thread. If possible can you share the source for this utility class you wrote? These would be very helpful. Thanks. Doug Tangren [EMAIL PROTECTED] On Jun 27, 2006, at 4:30 PM, Merrill,

[Flashcoders] avoiding clipping animation with multiple dropshadows

2006-06-27 Thread Doug Tangren
I have a clip that is nested in a container clip that masks its content. Inside the inner clip I have multiple objects with dropshadows. When they are tweened they create a weird clipping sort of animation where the background clip gets distorted and somewhat pixelated. Has anyone run

[Flashcoders] another AS 3 question

2006-06-27 Thread Robin Burrer
Hi How do I control the timeline of a loaded swf file (created with the Flash 8 IDE) with AS 3? My problem is that the content property of a Loader object returns me a display object but not a movieclip. I tried casting but my application crashes when I try to run it. Any ideas? Robin //

Re: [Flashcoders] Project Panel Weirdness

2006-06-27 Thread Josh Santangelo
Files aren't automatically added to the project when they're created. You have to add them manually. Honestly, aside from the ability to publish lots of files in a batch, the project panel is pretty useless. I use the project features of my text editor to work with my FLA/AS files instead.

RE: [Flashcoders] Adobe Web Site Response (or Lack Thereof)

2006-06-27 Thread Kevin Mulvihill
John, always a pleasure to hear from you. Reminds me of the ol' Direct-L days... I'm out of town the next few weeks so won't have much of a chance for further testing, but your suggested 'stuff for reproduction' is a good idea. I'll approach it from that perspective next time. During this last