Re: [Flashcoders] A query into advanced printing

2010-05-11 Thread Henrik Andersson
John R. Sweeney Jr wrote: I'm finding that Flash is very limited in its printing ability, or I'm looking in the wrong places. :) flash.text.engine ___ Flashcoders mailing list Flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com

Re: [Flashcoders] Random Sort of Array

2010-05-11 Thread kennethkawam...@gmail.com
Have two arrays - first one with 2 products and second one with 7 products. Randomise the 2nd array (with Fisher-Yates shuffle ;) and concat() the two arrays to produce the array with 9 products. -- Kenneth Kawamoto http://www.materiaprima.co.uk/ On 11 May 2010 01:44, Donald Talcott

[Flashcoders] NetStream.Pause.Notify

2010-05-11 Thread David Hunter
Hi All, I'm making a video player with netstream and netconnection but NetStream.Pause.Notify is not being picked up in my NetStatusEvent.NET_STATUS listener. It is picking up NetStream.Buffer.Full and NetStream.Play.Start is firing when the video loads, so I don't think its anything wrong

[Flashcoders] OT: PDFs, HTML5 and iPads

2010-05-11 Thread Mendelsohn, Michael
Hi list... It seems to me that Flash might not be the tool most threatened by HTML5, but rather the PDF format. HTML5 obviously can't replace all of Flash's capabilities. But, it has all of these new tags that enhance the accuracy of describing documents. So, should the Adobe Reader plugin

[Flashcoders] AIR - AS3 Badge

2010-05-11 Thread Karim Beyrouti
Hi All, I've not been able to find anything on this one, and am wondering if there is an AS3 AIR installer badge - so i can embed it in a flash site? Thanks Karim ___ Flashcoders mailing list Flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com

Re: [Flashcoders] Random Sort of Array

2010-05-11 Thread Donald Talcott
Kenneth, thanks for the response, this should work well. On May 11, 2010, at 4:53 AM, kennethkawam...@gmail.com wrote: Have two arrays - first one with 2 products and second one with 7 products. Randomise the 2nd array (with Fisher-Yates shuffle ;) and concat() the two arrays to produce the

Re: [Flashcoders] OT: PDFs, HTML5 and iPads

2010-05-11 Thread Brian Mays
Michael, are you thinking HTML5 may replace PDFs online, or also as a format for sending documents via email, ftp, etc to be viewed and printed? Can see that online for information display. For things like tax forms, business forms, and print design pieces I'm not sure how that would work.

Re: [Flashcoders] OT: PDFs, HTML5 and iPads

2010-05-11 Thread Dave Watts
It seems to me that Flash might not be the tool most threatened by HTML5, but rather the PDF format.  HTML5 obviously can't replace all of Flash's capabilities.  But, it has all of these new tags that enhance the accuracy of describing documents.  So, should the Adobe Reader plugin feel

Re: [Flashcoders] OT: PDFs, HTML5 and iPads

2010-05-11 Thread Matt S.
The real problem is not market share but mind share. That is, even if the proportion of users viewing your site via an iPad is small, the reaction from clients when they realize their content isnt viewable on the magical device will be disproportionally large. It becomes stickier still when you

[Flashcoders] RE: PDFs, HTML5 and iPads

2010-05-11 Thread Mattheis, Erik (MIN - WSW)
I hear this new technology, CSS-P is going to make using tables for layout obsolete. Ha ha. And Mac's Preview app is the default PDF reader. _ _ _ Erik Mattheis Senior Web Developer Minneapolis T  952 346 6610 C 612 377 2272 Weber Shandwick Advocacy starts here. PRWeek Global Agency Report

Re: [Flashcoders] OT: PDFs, HTML5 and iPads

2010-05-11 Thread Dave Watts
The real problem is not market share but mind share. That is, even if the proportion of users viewing your site via an iPad is small, the reaction from clients when they realize their content isnt viewable on the magical device will be disproportionally large. It becomes stickier still when

[Flashcoders] changing parent from child

2010-05-11 Thread Lehr, Theodore
I have a container swf - with a child... I want to have a button in the child that will change the child in the parent... so if I have: Parent.swfChild 1.swf Once I click on a button in child 1, I will have Parent.swfChild 2.swf I have tried removeChild(0) to take out the original swf, but

Re: [Flashcoders] RE: PDFs, HTML5 and iPads

2010-05-11 Thread Eric E. Dolecki
I have seen developers push a PDF document into a UIWebView (super easy and it does work), but a better way of getting PDFs to display on an iPhone/Touch/iPad is pretty simple too in your own application (if you're up to it). http://www.random-ideas.net/posts/42 I thought I read something long

Re: [Flashcoders] OT: PDFs, HTML5 and iPads

2010-05-11 Thread Eric E. Dolecki
Wouldn't the mere fact that iTunes as a sync conduit is a pretty decent... conduit? Makes things pretty simple and even flexible to a certain degree. On Tue, May 11, 2010 at 11:10 AM, Dave Watts dwa...@figleaf.com wrote: The real problem is not market share but mind share. That is, even if

[Flashcoders] Changing CSS of HTML page from swf

2010-05-11 Thread Lehr, Theodore
Is it possible to change the background-image of my HTML page from a .swf? ___ Flashcoders mailing list Flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com http://chattyfig.figleaf.com/mailman/listinfo/flashcoders

Re: [Flashcoders] OT: PDFs, HTML5 and iPads

2010-05-11 Thread Dave Watts
Wouldn't the mere fact that iTunes as a sync conduit is a pretty decent... conduit? Makes things pretty simple and even flexible to a certain degree. I'm not sure I understand your question. Dave Watts, CTO, Fig Leaf Software http://www.figleaf.com/ http://training.figleaf.com/ Fig Leaf

Re: [Flashcoders] Changing CSS of HTML page from swf

2010-05-11 Thread Matt S.
Look into using Javascript to change the background of the page, then use externalInterface to call that Javascript. .m On Tue, May 11, 2010 at 11:31 AM, Lehr, Theodore ted_l...@federal.dell.com wrote: Is it possible to change the background-image of my HTML page from a .swf?

Re: [Flashcoders] OT: PDFs, HTML5 and iPads

2010-05-11 Thread Eric E. Dolecki
You said, Aside from the breadth of the App Store, there really isn't any advantage that iPhone has over the Android 2.1 phones. My point was that iTunes is a pretty compelling conduit for the iPhone. Do Android phones have such a thing? On Tue, May 11, 2010 at 11:33 AM, Dave Watts

[Flashcoders] RE: changing parent from child

2010-05-11 Thread Mattheis, Erik (MIN - WSW)
Did you mean to say removeChildAt(0)? Have you tried Loader.unload()? _ _ _ Erik Mattheis Senior Web Developer Minneapolis T  952 346 6610 C 612 377 2272 Weber Shandwick Advocacy starts here. PRWeek Global Agency Report Card 2009 - Gold Medal Winner The Holmes Report Global Agency of the Year

RE: [Flashcoders] Changing CSS of HTML page from swf

2010-05-11 Thread Lehr, Theodore
sweet - love it! From: flashcoders-boun...@chattyfig.figleaf.com [flashcoders-boun...@chattyfig.figleaf.com] On Behalf Of Matt S. [mattsp...@gmail.com] Sent: Tuesday, May 11, 2010 11:36 AM To: Flash Coders List Subject: Re: [Flashcoders] Changing CSS of

Re: [Flashcoders] RE: changing parent from child

2010-05-11 Thread jonathan howe
As soon as you removeChild on child1, it loses the reference to the parent. If you want to continue on that tightly-coupled path, I would store a temporary reference to the parent, then unload child one and use the temporary reference to parent to load the new child. The design I would choose is

Re: [Flashcoders] OT: PDFs, HTML5 and iPads

2010-05-11 Thread Dave Watts
You said, Aside from the breadth of the App Store, there really isn't any advantage that iPhone has over the Android 2.1 phones. My point was that iTunes is a pretty compelling conduit for the iPhone. Do Android phones have such a thing? OK, I see. Well, first, iTunes isn't all that

Re: [Flashcoders] OT: PDFs, HTML5 and iPads

2010-05-11 Thread allandt bik-elliott (thefieldcomic.com)
http://www.t3.com/news/amazon-mp3-store-launches-android-app?=43281 http://www.t3.com/news/amazon-mp3-store-launches-android-app?=43281i prefer the amazon mp3 store on the desktop anyway - i don't know how good it is on android but the promise is there at least a On 11 May 2010 18:42, Dave

Re: [Flashcoders] OT: PDFs, HTML5 and iPads

2010-05-11 Thread Dave Watts
http://www.t3.com/news/amazon-mp3-store-launches-android-app?=43281i prefer the amazon mp3 store on the desktop anyway - i don't know how good it is on android but the promise is there at least I've used it to download free stuff on Android - if your phone doesn't have Mojo Nixon, your phone

Re: [Flashcoders] OT: PDFs, HTML5 and iPads

2010-05-11 Thread Karl DeSaulniers
Curious. How did they pull this one off legally? And does Apple know about this? I would think that they would clamp down even harder on something like this. I mean, to me it seems this isn't much different then say jailbreaking an iPhone. On May 11, 2010, at 12:42 PM, Dave Watts wrote:

[Flashcoders] gotoAndPlay a sorted array

2010-05-11 Thread Donald Talcott
Have a file with 9 animations, each with a frame label on the timeline I've created 2 arrays, sorted the 2nd one and concat() the two into a third array. I'm tracing all arrays and they are working as I'd like. Now I would like to gotoAndPlay the final array. Can this be done? See code below:

RE: [Flashcoders] gotoAndPlay a sorted array

2010-05-11 Thread Keith Reinfeld
gotoAndPlay(mOnemTwo); You need to pass just one element of the mOnemTwo array rather than the entire array. So: gotoAndPlay(mOnemTwo[index]); Regards, Keith Reinfeld Home Page: http://keithreinfeld.home.comcast.net -Original Message- From:

RE: [Flashcoders] OT: PDFs, HTML5 and iPads

2010-05-11 Thread Mendelsohn, Michael
Thanks everyone for responding. Brian, yes I was thinking along those lines. It just seems to me that as modern browsers zoom in on the whole page by pinching, etc, it means it's more acceptable to use pixels for text fonts, rather than ems or relative sizing. So if documents online can be

Re: [Flashcoders] gotoAndPlay a sorted array

2010-05-11 Thread Donald Talcott
Keith, added [index] to the function; now have the following error: 1120:Access of undefined property index. Wish I could wrap my head around this. Any thoughts? On May 11, 2010, at 7:31 PM, Keith Reinfeld wrote: gotoAndPlay(mOnemTwo); You need to pass just one element of the mOnemTwo array

Re: [Flashcoders] OT: PDFs, HTML5 and iPads

2010-05-11 Thread Jer Brand
Assuming you're talking about the iTunes plug-in, there's not a whole lot they can do about .Net software running on a Windows computer, spare alter how iTunes does it's thing. It wouldn't surprise me to learn (from reading the FAQ) that they've had to alter the software a few times to keep up

Re: [Flashcoders] gotoAndPlay a sorted array

2010-05-11 Thread Karl DeSaulniers
Hi Don, How are the different animations playing? Are you having them play to the end of one then bounce over to the next one in your final array? Or is a user clicking a button to send it to the frame to play and the button is just dynamic? In your function, you can only go play one frame

[Flashcoders] help with CameraDetection class

2010-05-11 Thread Ktu
Hey List, I wanted to throw together a list of Camera.name together. If you have a webcam that you use on your computer (or built in) could you please reply with the names of all the cameras that are connected. 1. Open a .swf (internet, local whatever) 2. Right click anywhere 3. choose settings

RE: [Flashcoders] gotoAndPlay a sorted array

2010-05-11 Thread Keith Reinfeld
Don, Yes, Karl is correct. In my post 'index' is a variable of type Number which you would increment upon successive calls to function goOn(). You access elements of an array by using the array access operator '[]'. The indices of arrays are zero based, so the index of the first element is 0,