Re: [Flashcoders] Vob to FLV without Sound

2006-09-05 Thread Sönke Rohde
I will have look at VOB to Quicktime Animation to FLV. What is your resource you can say that this way promises the best quality? Cheers, Sönke Count Schemula schrieb: Type VOB quicktime in google, a bunch of stuff came up. The best quality will come from: VOB - Quicktime Animation - FLV

Re: [Flashcoders] using Tween with addEventListener instead of addListener in flash 8

2006-09-05 Thread eka
Hello :) 1 - you can try to read this article : http://blog.lalex.com/post/2004/09/17/Tween2-%3A-quand-Tween-rencontre-EventDispatcher (download the sources) 2 - You can too use the AsBroadcaster implementation with addListener and delegate the handler methods like this : import

[Flashcoders] printing from context menu

2006-09-05 Thread Hans Wichman
Hi list, if i right click my flash content and print it, it prints correctly except for the textfields: they get a green background? A clue anyone? grtz Hans ___ Flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com To change your subscription options or search the

Re: [Flashcoders] printing from context menu

2006-09-05 Thread Martin Weiser
try to swotch off focusRect property ( i think it is global, see in the docs) MW Hans Wichman wrote: Hi list, if i right click my flash content and print it, it prints correctly except for the textfields: they get a green background? A clue anyone? grtz Hans

Re: [Flashcoders] HitArea insanity

2006-09-05 Thread Latcho
you just showed us the simple attaching of a movieclip from the lib... Haikal Saadh wrote: Hello. I'm having some problems with hitTest(); Even though I've assigned a hitArea that's actually smaller than the area of a certain component, the actual hitArea seems to be the rectangle

Re: [Flashcoders] Vob to FLV without Sound

2006-09-05 Thread Latcho
VOB - virtualdub frame host/server - flv or best quality with a file is VOB - YUV(*) or uncompressed - flv for example http://www.free-codecs.com/download/HuffYUV.htm [codec] regards:latcho Sönke Rohde wrote: I will have look at VOB to Quicktime Animation to FLV. What is your resource you

[Flashcoders] Text background

2006-09-05 Thread Mike Cobb
- Hi! I've got a tricky problem which I want to put to the list: Does anyone know any way to style a chunk of text with a background colour? I've got a dynamic multi-line textfield bringing in html text. Flash has no CSS support for background-color, so I would like to find a workaround

Re: [Flashcoders] getURL and IE 6.0.

2006-09-05 Thread Adrian Ionut Beschea
not all popups are blocked. it depends on what you getURL to. If it's just a script, or a web page, the browser won't block it, if it's a javascript call, then you're on for problems. Try this : test_btn.onRelease = getThatURL; function getThatURL() { getURL(http://www.yahoo.com,aaa;); }

Re: [Flashcoders] getURL and IE 6.0.

2006-09-05 Thread Latcho
So you mean to say that aaa opens a '_blank' window and will after that keep the reference aaa so you can reuse the identifier string to point to that window ? if so, nice, thanks Adrian Ionut Beschea wrote: not all popups are blocked. it depends on what you getURL to. If it's just a script,

Re: [Flashcoders] getURL and IE 6.0.

2006-09-05 Thread Adrian Ionut Beschea
yep, this is exactly what it should do :) In my current setup (win xp sp2) ie6 keeps opening new windows. Someone on this list said on his machine there's no problem though. Latcho [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: So you mean to say that aaa opens a '_blank' window and will after that keep the

Re: [Flashcoders] RE: Images stay on memory forever?

2006-09-05 Thread Dimitrios Bendilas
Hi Dave, I had already replied you a few days ago, but I think the message went under a digest title, so you must have missed it. So again, thanks! I downloaded your example and played around with it. I don't know for flash 4, but with flash 8 it was the fact that the images were loaded and

Re: [Flashcoders] OT: Recommendations for a credit-card processingservice for a subscription-based Flash app

2006-09-05 Thread Marcelo de Moraes Serpa
For one - it looks like the buyers need to have a PayPal account, Not anymore. You can now pay with you cc without creating a paypal account. So it also answers you last question. Do a little research, you should find something. Even the little guys (37signals Basecamp and Backpack,

Re: [Flashcoders] Text background

2006-09-05 Thread Michael Stuhr
Mike Cobb schrieb: - Hi! I've got a tricky problem which I want to put to the list: Does anyone know any way to style a chunk of text with a background colour? I've got a dynamic multi-line textfield bringing in html text. Flash has no CSS support for background-color, so I would like to

[Flashcoders] BUG, unloadClip and then instanceof show false for movieClip

2006-09-05 Thread Martin Weiser
Hello, i know loading jpg, to movieClips changes them little bit (well _url changed totally :-) , but i hoped that instanceof should work anyway, it does'nt: var mcl:MovieClipLoader = new MovieClipLoader(); function ff() { mcl.unloadClip(b); //toutputs false after unloadClip or removing clip

[Flashcoders] Scope question: class,movieclip, webservice result

2006-09-05 Thread Merrill, Jason
My question can be found in the 2 comments in the code below. Thanks for considering: import mx.services.*; class Whatever{ private var target_mc:MovieClip; private var button_mc:MovieClip; private var proj_ws:WebService; public function

RE: [Flashcoders] Scope question: class, movieclip, webservice result

2006-09-05 Thread Merrill, Jason
Have you tried attaching the .target to wsResult.onResult? Ah, good idea, I was attaching to wsResult. Thanks I'll give that a try. Jason Merrill Bank of America Learning Organization Effectiveness - Technology Solutions ___

[Flashcoders] 3 multilingual / unicode questions

2006-09-05 Thread Mendelsohn, Michael
1. Is there a way of *regionally* distinguishing within a language i.e., English-UK or English-US, aside from just getting the en from System.capabilities.language? 2. Why is it that when you specify the text box as a unicode font, then publish, you can see the non-English characters, but when

Re: [Flashcoders] Vob to FLV without Sound

2006-09-05 Thread Count Schemula
Quicktime Animation is a lossless format. MPEG-4 and MPEG-1 are compressed. MPEG-4 in particular seems to crush the blacks, so you loose all your shadow detail. MPEG-1 has to be certain specified sizes as well. You are skipping a whole compression step. The file will be large though. I've

[Flashcoders] Slow performance of Flash 7 content in Flash Player 9

2006-09-05 Thread Aaron Haines
Hi Does anyone have any solid information about the performance of SWFs published as Flash 7 when playing in Flash Player 9? There seems to be some anecdotal evidence that it runs very slowly and we are seeing some eveidence of this. I heard somewhere that FP9 runs F7 content in emulation

Re: [Flashcoders] Slow performance of Flash 7 content in Flash Player 9

2006-09-05 Thread Johannes Nel
no, we don't have this problem and afaik player 9 is basically two players 8 and 9 with their respective vm's. or do you mean loading player 7/8 content into a 9 movie? On 9/5/06, Aaron Haines [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi Does anyone have any solid information about the performance of SWFs

RE: [Flashcoders] OT: Recommendations for a credit-cardprocessingservice for a subscription-based Flash app

2006-09-05 Thread André Goliath
that´s right. for example on my page, (www.software-and-solutons.de SQLite, scroll down Get a license now ) you ahve the choice to either log in or pay via CC. The nice thing about paypal are the IPM (isntant payment notifications): They call a PHP/ASP/whatever script on your server as soon as

RE: [Flashcoders] Slow performance of Flash 7 content in Flash Player9

2006-09-05 Thread Aaron Haines
No, I just mean playing a SWF published as Flash 7 in the F9 player. So if the F9 player is actually two players 8 and 9 as you say then when you play a F7 SWF in FP9 it should actually be the same as playing it in FP8? -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL

Re: [Flashcoders] Slow performance of Flash 7 content in Flash Player9

2006-09-05 Thread Scott Hyndman
Yes, that's what he's saying. On 05/09/06, Aaron Haines [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: No, I just mean playing a SWF published as Flash 7 in the F9 player. So if the F9 player is actually two players 8 and 9 as you say then when you play a F7 SWF in FP9 it should actually be the same as playing it

Re: [Flashcoders] Slow performance of Flash 7 content in Flash Player9

2006-09-05 Thread Peter Hall
In general, swf7 content should be the same or faster in FP8/9 than in FP7. AVM2 is completely separate from AVM1, but some aspects are shared. For example the incremental garbage collector, which was introduced in FP8. It's *possible* that certain apps on certain systems might appear to run

RE: [Flashcoders] Flv or frame-by-frame pngs?

2006-09-05 Thread Merrill, Jason
For load time, export the animation to .swf (Maya, Swift3d do this - max too with a plugin I think). Much smaller than several bitmaps. However, much more processor intensive than bitmap sequences, so it's a tradeoff - depends on if you want textures, lighting, etc. If it needs to be fairly

Re: [Flashcoders] Slow performance of Flash 7 content in Flash Player9

2006-09-05 Thread Johannes Nel
i am under the impression that the string performance increases are avm2 only. On 9/5/06, Peter Hall [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: In general, swf7 content should be the same or faster in FP8/9 than in FP7. AVM2 is completely separate from AVM1, but some aspects are shared. For example the

RE: [Flashcoders] Migrating Large AS2 Project (~20 thousand lines)

2006-09-05 Thread Robert Stuttaford
Just checking in on this ... I've now asked these questions on FlexCoders, FlashCoders, and the Flash 9 Alpha Preview website forum. Does anyone have any suggestions about where I could ask/look next? Perhaps I'm just jumping the gun here? Is there any official channel for feedback? The ones

Re: [Flashcoders] Slow performance of Flash 7 content in Flash Player 9

2006-09-05 Thread John Dowdell
Aaron Haines wrote: Does anyone have any solid information about the performance of SWFs published as Flash 7 when playing in Flash Player 9? Peter Hall did. There seems to be some anecdotal evidence that it runs very slowly and we are seeing some eveidence of this. How can others see this

Re: [Flashcoders] Slow performance of Flash 7 content in Flash Player 9

2006-09-05 Thread Peter Hall
Does anyone have any solid information about the performance of SWFs published as Flash 7 when playing in Flash Player 9? Peter Hall did. My comments were informed speculation :-) A Flash Player engineer would be able to answer this more concretely. Peter

[Flashcoders] Changing the Volume of a loaded FLV

2006-09-05 Thread kariminal
I am having some issues adjusting the volume of a external FLV. The sound object only seems to me effective when I don't specify a target. Ideally, I would like to adjust adjust the level of the FLV, instead of global sound levels: video_snd = new Sound( ) Anyone got any ideas for

Re: [Flashcoders] XML Issues : English to Kazakh

2006-09-05 Thread Ron Wheeler
What encoding are you using in the XML file? Have you told everyone who needs to know? Ron Flash Mel wrote: I've been working on a projects that requires to translations of content: one in English the other in Kazakh. I thought it would be fairly easy to switch out the English language text

[Flashcoders] weird class could not be loaded.

2006-09-05 Thread Christian Pugliese
Ok, this is driving me nuts... Everything is working and ok: path, declaration, the fla compiles alright... but when i check the syntax on the .as where i'm importing the class, i get the following error: - The class or interface 'myClass' could not be loaded. again, the classpath and

[FlashCoders] XRay _global tree

2006-09-05 Thread Dimitrios Bendilas
Hello, I've just downloaded the latest version of Xray. Why can't I take a snapshot of _global.com for example? When I type _global.com and then press the snapshot button, it reverts to _level0. Same thing happens with everything else, like

RE: [Flashcoders] International Address to Map position

2006-09-05 Thread Wade Arnold
http://developer.yahoo.com/maps/flash/asGettingStarted.html I have just used it in US, Canada, and Europe and it seems to work well. Wade -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of clark slater Sent: Thursday, February 02, 2006 6:17 PM To:

RE: [Flashcoders] Grab GPS to XML to Flash

2006-09-05 Thread Wade Arnold
I have done this with a dll to a garmin and then used zink to connect to the DLL. Search the zink forums there are plenty of posts. -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Stephen Recker Sent: Saturday, February 04, 2006 5:55 PM To:

RE: [Flashcoders] weird class could not be loaded.

2006-09-05 Thread Mike Keesey
What's the path? Is the class name actually myClass? ― Mike Keesey -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:flashcoders- [EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Christian Pugliese Sent: Tuesday, September 05, 2006 2:31 PM To: Flashcoders mailing list Subject: [Flashcoders] weird

RE: [Flashcoders] Changing the Volume of a loaded FLV

2006-09-05 Thread kariminal
Ya - maybe I did not state the problem well, So, video_snd = new Sound( ) video_snd.volume = 0 changes the audio volume of the whole movie. I am having issues controlling the levels of just the video. I know that video_snd = new Sound( some_mc )

[Flashcoders] (repost) Horizontal Drop-Down Menu (pleeeease don't flame me!)

2006-09-05 Thread Marc Hoffman
[Still looking for the menu I need -- I'd sure appreciate if someone on the list has a clue for me. thanks!] I know this should be searchable, but I'm really not finding what I need in the archives or Google. I need to find or create a horizontal drop-down menu that expands up to three

Re: [Flashcoders] (repost) Horizontal Drop-Down Menu (pleeeease don't flame me!)

2006-09-05 Thread Marc Hoffman
Hey Kurt, Good to hear from you, too. I still have your old emails :) Your menu would be useful to me if it allowed a cascade of full-width menu bars as in this gif: http://www.dartfrogmedia.com/images/menuExample_MH060903a.gifhttp://www.dartfrogmedia.com/images/menuExample_MH060903a.gif

Re: [FlashCoders] XRay _global tree

2006-09-05 Thread John Grden
Hey Dimitrios, I'd have to take a look at the why - I'm not sure why recursion isn't working for you or why you can start your search from _global.com let me know: 1. what version of the interface you're using (are you using the latest Flex version?) 2. what version of connector Is it

RE: [Flashcoders] weird class could not be loaded.

2006-09-05 Thread Adrian Ionut Beschea
It happened to me as well. Is the datetime of your computer screwed up ? Usually when flash compiles classes, it saves them as .aso files. If the class file is actually older, then he skips the compiling I think. Deleting the aso files should do the trick. That's the only explanation I could