[Flashcoders] shared objects as a sort of scratch disk file

2009-09-30 Thread Anthony Pace
-Now, if the user sets the local storage amount to unlimited, it is possible to save and modify heaps of data; yet, at what cost speed wise? -Is there a max size to a shared object, even if the user selects unlimited? -Is there something wrong with my idea, other than having to ask the user to

[Flashcoders] floating wordpress blog within a swf?

2009-09-30 Thread thomas horner
Is it possible to have a wordpress blog floating within a swf? or something as to that effect, it would be nice to keep the viewer at the site rather then redirecting them to a new window, is this possible? ___ Flashcoders mailing list

Re: [Flashcoders] floating wordpress blog within a swf?

2009-09-30 Thread Glen Pike
Hi, You can't easily display the HTML from the blog inside Flash, but you can do a couple of things: Load the RSS feed of the blog into your Flash as XML and display it in a text field. You can display simple text content from the blog, but any fancy formatting and other stuff may be

Re: [Flashcoders] best way to use external interface

2009-09-30 Thread Joel Stransky
Keep in mind as a second parameter to ExternalInerface.call() you can pass arguments. There's actually some hidden power to EI where the js doesn't even need to exist physically in the html. You can actually write js right from EI and then call it and or delete it later.

Re: [Flashcoders] Catalyst

2009-09-30 Thread Joel Stransky
It's definitely not a tool worth integrating into your work flow until at least version 2. For now it might be a nice utility to generate some data that might otherwise be difficult but as far as being able to pass a catalyst file back and forth between artist and developer? No way. On Mon, Sep

Re: [Flashcoders] Catalyst

2009-09-30 Thread Anthony Pace
I hate that it is only mxml. Good to know. Joel Stransky wrote: It's definitely not a tool worth integrating into your work flow until at least version 2. For now it might be a nice utility to generate some data that might otherwise be difficult but as far as being able to pass a catalyst file

[Flashcoders] RE: Input textfield's Event.CHANGE doesn't fire for backspace?

2009-09-30 Thread Alan Watts
What if you use the KeyboardEvent.KEY_UP event instead? I don't know what you're trying to accomplish, but I've always used the KeyboardEvents for textfield interactions. Alan Hey List, Consider something like this: //inputTextField is multilined and wordWrapped

Re: [Flashcoders] floating wordpress blog within a swf?

2009-09-30 Thread Glen Pike
Hi, I dug out some old AS2 code - which used XFactorStudio's XPath library to grab the first entry from the RSS feed and stick it in a text field. Below is the example (it uses a generic string replacement function that I think came from Mike Chambers or someone @ adobe who did some

[Flashcoders] Flash and HTML

2009-09-30 Thread Karl DeSaulniers
When is flash going to upgrade their HTML capabilities is what I want to know. Is it because of flash security that they only allow HTML 1.0 tags?? The most basic of tags? Karl Sent from losPhone ___ Flashcoders mailing list

[Flashcoders] [MEMORY LEAK]

2009-09-30 Thread TS
Hello, this issue is killing me. I had a swf that loaded an xml file then loaded images from the xml file and then killed the display list, xml, images etc... then restarted based on a timer. Every time it reloads however, I watch firefox take away memory consistently and when I refresh that page

RE: [Flashcoders] [MEMORY LEAK]

2009-09-30 Thread Chris Foster
Hi T, No solution here, but this might relate to your current problem: http://www.gskinner.com/blog/archives/2008/04/failure_to_unlo.html C: -Original Message- From: flashcoders-boun...@chattyfig.figleaf.com [mailto:flashcoders-boun...@chattyfig.figleaf.com] On Behalf Of TS Sent:

RE: [Flashcoders] [MEMORY LEAK]

2009-09-30 Thread TS
Thanks for the info. Still reading it but, fme, it seems silly there's not an ExitRestart() method or something. Thanks, T -Original Message- From: flashcoders-boun...@chattyfig.figleaf.com [mailto:flashcoders-boun...@chattyfig.figleaf.com] On Behalf Of Chris Foster Sent: Wednesday,

Re: [Flashcoders] [MEMORY LEAK]

2009-09-30 Thread Karl DeSaulniers
Try removing any listeners associated with that swf before unloading it. It's possible the remaining listeners are still listening. Someone may be able to verify this more than I though. HTH Karl Sent from losPhone On Sep 30, 2009, at 7:53 PM, TS sunnrun...@gmail.com wrote: Hello, this