[Flashcoders] online .swf generator

2008-11-26 Thread Michael Stocke
Good morning group. I am looking for an online .swf generation tool. Specifically, a user designs a .swf online through a tool that I create, then they submit their work which generates a .swf output. The tool will allow the user to choose from several templates, then customize them by

Re: [Flashcoders] online .swf generator

2008-11-26 Thread Axel Aigret
Hi :) Can you explain more in detail what must be arrange in your .swf and how ( a gui in flash or you don't care ? ) . What sort of asset , animation , text ? What will be the creation at the end to understand what you want more easier. Axel Aigret Michael Stocke a écrit :

Re: [Flashcoders] online .swf generator

2008-11-26 Thread Glen Pike
Could you create your templates in MXML, then for each user generate a custom MXML application that you compile on the server with the Flex SDK? Or for AS2, you can do something like this with MTASC - someone posted this the other day? HTH Glen Axel Aigret wrote: Hi :) Can you

Re: [Flashcoders] AIR execute file .bat

2008-11-26 Thread david costard
Hi, I find a solution with this framework. http://aperture.fluorinefx.com/ david 2008/11/25 Steven Sacks [EMAIL PROTECTED] No. david costard wrote: Hi List, Is it possible to execute a .bat file from an AIR application ? david ___

Re: [Flashcoders] online .swf generator

2008-11-26 Thread Paul Andrews
The client is open to purchasing an application depending on the cost. This is going to cost your client $$ whether there's an existing application out there or not. I'm curious why it has to generate a .swf . Can't you just have a generic application that builds the templated output from a

[Flashcoders] [ Air Application - File.browse ] - Font file

2008-11-26 Thread david costard
Hi list, In a new AIR application, I want to catch the path of a font in the user's sytem. The user will click on a Browse button. It will open a file dialog box and the user select the font. My problem is each time I select a font my OS (Windows XP) open the font in the Windows font player. I

[Flashcoders] SWFobject and SWFaddress

2008-11-26 Thread coker todd
Hi Coders, I've been trying to get the SWFaddress working in AS 2.0 now for three entire days, Problem being I'm trying to fire everything off of one frame, my navigation is made up of like this, it fires to the title, where do I put the script that invokes the back button occurrence? //

RE: [Flashcoders] online .swf generator

2008-11-26 Thread Michael Stocke
The client certainly will be paying for this, as I won't be working for free ;-). What I meant was, they are open to purchasing a third party application to generate the .swf in addition to my development costs. If I understand your remark at the end, the requirements of the job are that the user

RE: [Flashcoders] online .swf generator

2008-11-26 Thread Michael Stocke
The output file will be a banner ad. The user will be able to choose from about 5 different designs and list of company-approved graphics/logos/imagery. The user will also be able to enter a limited amount of text. My vision is to create templates for each of the 5 designs with blank text

Re: [Flashcoders] AIR execute file .bat

2008-11-26 Thread Ricky Blaha
If that doesn't work for you, I have found Zinc to be a much better alternative to AIR for this and many other reasons such as database connectivity and COMPort access. Here is how you would launch a batch file using ActionScript and the Zinc package: mdm.System.exec(mdm.Application.path +

Re: [Flashcoders] online .swf generator

2008-11-26 Thread Paul Andrews
I see. When I've been producing banner ads for people they are so picky about layouts and file sizes, I doubt I could build an automated tool to make banners that would make them happy. I've had quite a few discussions with designers who are happy to insist that some graphic should 'obviously'

Re: [Flashcoders] Flash/Flex Font Embedding

2008-11-26 Thread kris range
Here is some sample code we used to create a font swf with unique unicode ranges. Worked pretty well. Also side note, if you change your unicode range, you have to clean your fonts eclipse/flex builder project or it won't compile with the updated range. Then you could compile this to a swf and

Re: [Flashcoders] online .swf generator

2008-11-26 Thread Hans Wichman
Hi, so if they can download a zip that contains an swf, some sort of config file, and maybe some assets, that they can extract anywhere, that'd be ok too? I'm asking cause what paul says makes a lot of sense. greetz JC On Wed, Nov 26, 2008 at 8:45 PM, Michael Stocke [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote:

[Flashcoders] can Flex classes be used within (Flash CS3) along with ActionScript?

2008-11-26 Thread BOYD SPEER
can Flex classes be imported and used within (Flash CS3) along with ActionScript? -Boyd ___ Flashcoders mailing list Flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com http://chattyfig.figleaf.com/mailman/listinfo/flashcoders

[Flashcoders] reusing symbol is there something I am missing? most likely.

2008-11-26 Thread Anthony Pace
Hmm, I set it to export for actionscript in the IDE give it the desired className RightArrow its instance has the name rightArrow I defined section for it in my file, yet it is under a package does that matter? package blah{ } import flash.display.MovieClip; class rightArrow extends

Re: [Flashcoders] online .swf generator

2008-11-26 Thread Latcho
One way: You can compile an swf serverside with flex-sdk and ant, that way you can feed it whatever you want as a main class, config class and orher generic created text var classes. You for ex build a php wrapper around all the command executions. Latcho Michael Stocke wrote: The output file

RE: [Flashcoders] can Flex classes be used within (Flash CS3) along with ActionScript?

2008-11-26 Thread Merrill, Jason
Not really - I have heard of some hacks, but none of them are that easy. They are two different but closely related frameworks, unfortunately. Hopefully, this will all be the same framework someday. Jason Merrill Bank of America Instructional Technology Media · GCIB Staff Support

Re: [Flashcoders] can Flex classes be used within (Flash CS3) along with ActionScript?

2008-11-26 Thread Eric E. Dolecki
Using a SWC, yes. But it's nasty work IMO. Use Flex Builder if you have it. On Wed, Nov 26, 2008 at 3:47 PM, BOYD SPEER [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: can Flex classes be imported and used within (Flash CS3) along with ActionScript? -Boyd ___

Re: [Flashcoders] can Flex classes be used within (Flash CS3) along with ActionScript?

2008-11-26 Thread Anthony Pace
The editor sucks, still. We need something like Aptana for AS3. Don't use the flash CS3 IDE if you can avoid; however, it is pretty good for animations; yet, if you want to do animations, go to cs4... bones and IK and bears oh my. Eric E. Dolecki wrote: Using a SWC, yes. But it's nasty

Re: [Flashcoders] can Flex classes be used within (Flash CS3) along with ActionScript?

2008-11-26 Thread Eric E. Dolecki
Oops - I didn't see that CS3 part. CS4 makes it super easy to link to a SWC to use classes in it, but CS3 is even nastier hack land. On Wed, Nov 26, 2008 at 4:06 PM, Anthony Pace [EMAIL PROTECTED]wrote: The editor sucks, still. We need something like Aptana for AS3. Don't use the flash CS3

[Flashcoders] XML Structure

2008-11-26 Thread coker todd
Will someone point me to the answer on this, how would the xml file be structured if this is what is being parsed in: var menu_xml:XML = new XML(); menu_xml.onLoad = menuXML; menu_xml.load(menu.xml); menu_xml.ignoreWhite = true; menuXML(); function menuXML(){

Re: [Flashcoders] can Flex classes be used within (Flash CS3) along with ActionScript?

2008-11-26 Thread Jamie S
Most flex classes have dependancies in the Flex Framework which means that before you know it you are importing half of the framework to get one class or component to work. But here's a good blog post that describes how to import the Flex classes you need into a swc so at least you can keep it

[Flashcoders] XML Structure

2008-11-26 Thread coker todd
Can someone shed some light on what my XML doc would look like if this is what I am parsing in: function menuXML(){ this.createTextField(tf,this.getNextHighestDepth(),100,100,100,100); this.createEmptyMovieClip(mainMenu,this.getNextHighestDepth()); xmlLength =

Re: [Flashcoders] reusing symbol is there something I am missing? most likely.

2008-11-26 Thread jonathan howe
Hi, Anthony, You need to specify the full pathname in the IDE Linkage Properties. Also, there seems to be capitaization mismatch between what you've entered in the IDE and the class. Based on the class you pasted, the Class field in LinkageProperties should be blah.rightArrow (not

Re: [Flashcoders] XML Structure

2008-11-26 Thread Joel Stransky
menu_xml menu n=n info text tf=tf info text nameBelgian Waffles/name /menu /menu_xml On Wed, Nov 26, 2008 at 4:20 PM, coker todd [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Can someone shed some light on what my XML doc would look like if this is what I am parsing in: function menuXML(){

Re: [Flashcoders] reusing symbol is there something I am missing? most likely.

2008-11-26 Thread Anthony Pace
I have taken it and put it into its own file. The package is blank... now what? Anthony Pace wrote: Hmm, I set it to export for actionscript in the IDE give it the desired className RightArrow its instance has the name rightArrow I defined section for it in my file, yet it is under a package

Re: [Flashcoders] reusing symbol is there something I am missing? most likely.

2008-11-26 Thread Anthony Pace
Figured it out after thinking for a moment It just needed to extend simpleButton. Anthony Pace wrote: I have taken it and put it into its own file. The package is blank... now what? Anthony Pace wrote: Hmm, I set it to export for actionscript in the IDE give it the desired className

Re: [Flashcoders] reusing symbol is there something I am missing? most likely.

2008-11-26 Thread Joel Stransky
What is your intended use for RightArrow? Are there already instances on the stage or are you trying to add them at runtime? On Wed, Nov 26, 2008 at 4:42 PM, Anthony Pace [EMAIL PROTECTED]wrote: I have taken it and put it into its own file. The package is blank... now what? Anthony Pace

[Flashcoders] SWFaddress issue files included

2008-11-26 Thread coker todd
Coders, Can someone please unzip the attached .zip and tell me where I am going wrong, everything looks perfect to me, maybe I've been starring at this screen to long. Thank you for all your help. Happy Holidaze ___ Flashcoders mailing list

RE: [Flashcoders] SWFaddress issue files included

2008-11-26 Thread Merrill, Jason
You can't (and shouldn't) send attachments to this (or any) list. Put it up on a url somewhere instead. Jason Merrill Bank of America Instructional Technology Media · GCIB Staff Support LLD Interested in Flash Platform technologies?  Join the Bank of America Flash Platform

RE: [Flashcoders] SWFaddress issue files included

2008-11-26 Thread coker todd
Sorry I did not know about attaching files, please download the .zip file at the following address: http://discretebrand.com/fig/swfaddress_issue.zip Where I am going wrong, everything looks perfect to me, maybe I've been starring at this screen to long. Thank you for all your help. Happy

[Flashcoders] Re: AS3: Mouse.hide() + ContextMenu

2008-11-26 Thread jonathan howe
Hi, everyone, Just a little update on this issue, for the starlwart few who are interested. I discovered that a Event.MOUSE_LEAVE is fired when the Right Click (ContextMenu) menu is opened. I wish there was a complement to Event.MOUSE_LEAVE, but I didn't see one. What I now do is listen for