[Flashcoders] Better XML parsin

2006-08-21 Thread Flash Mel
Hello everyone, There has to be a better way to parse XML. Using for loops seems antiquated. Could I do a while loop and cycle through all the possible nodes? What else is out there for parsing XML in a cleaner fashion? Cheers! fM ___

Re: [Flashcoders] RE: Better XML parsin

2006-08-21 Thread Flash Mel
making it available to the public, so I welcome comments/suggestions (be kind). It's been working quite well for me for months. Jack Doyle --- Date: Mon, 21 Aug 2006 15:46:24 -0400 From: Flash Mel [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: [Flashcoders] Better XML parsin Hello everyone

[Flashcoders] zoomin'

2006-08-14 Thread Flash Mel
Have a look at this: www.rpa.com Interesting concept. My question is merely on the zooming; zooming elements from far to wide. I like this a lot. I know it might be a bit of a challenge for me, but i'm willing to try it. If someone could point me in the direction of some conceptual ideas

Re: [Flashcoders] Eclipse Assistance (beginner)

2006-07-18 Thread Flash Mel
://www.gotoandlearn.com/ http://www.ultrashock.com/ http://www.flashkit.com http://actionscript.org http://www.kirupa.com http://www.moock.org/asdg/codedepot/ http://www.sephiroth.it/tutorials.php I Hope this helps. -Andy -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Flash

Re: [Flashcoders] Eclipse Assistance (beginner)

2006-07-18 Thread Flash Mel
something wrong here... =\ osflash isn't very helpful. i tried, but it doesn't go through and show you how to setup a project. fM On 7/15/06, Ed Staub [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Flash Mel, I'm maybe one step ahead of you here. I was watching the responses, hoping to learn something. No such luck

Re: [Flashcoders] Eclipse Assistance (beginner)

2006-07-18 Thread Flash Mel
://actionscript.org http://www.kirupa.com http://www.moock.org/asdg/codedepot/ http://www.sephiroth.it/tutorials.php I Hope this helps. -Andy -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Flash Mel Sent: Thursday, July 13, 2006 2:08 PM

Re: [Flashcoders] setInterval and loadMovie

2006-07-14 Thread Flash Mel
before you loadMovie. BLITZ | Steven Sacks - 310-551-0200 x209 -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:flashcoders- [EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Flash Mel Sent: Sunday, July 09, 2006 8:04 PM To: Flashcoders mailing list Subject: [Flashcoders] setInterval and loadMovie

[Flashcoders] Eclipse Assistance (beginner)

2006-07-14 Thread Flash Mel
Ok, so I just got Eclipse installed yesterday. I've been using SciTEFlash forever and it has served me well. But I needed a better way of managing my projects and the projects of the other flash developer here. ANYWAY...now that I have Eclipse installed I am a bit confused as to to setting up

[Flashcoders] setInterval and loadMovie

2006-07-09 Thread Flash Mel
Evening, I'm having a brainfart here. I have a movie that loads separate .swfs into a clip called holdGallery_mc. All of the .swfs are simply different slideshows (reads from xml, images files on server, preloader for each image, pan image vert or horz depending on size, etc.). Anyway, the

[Flashcoders] onResize (when done)

2006-06-05 Thread Flash Mel
I had a question about this. There is a solution in the archives (http://chattyfig.figleaf.com/mailman/htdig/flashcoders/2002-December/056558.html) where someone used onEnterFrame. That solution was back in 2002. Is there a better alternative now? My question is two-fold: Is it possible to

[Flashcoders] Fitting text characters to an area

2006-05-08 Thread Flash Mel
This is similar to the thread about fitting boxes to an area. I've got this: MovieClip.prototype.FadeIn = function() { this._alpha = randomBetween(-200, 0); this.onEnterFrame = function() { if (this._alpha 100) { this._alpha += 10; } }; }; function

[Flashcoders] Help!

2006-03-29 Thread Flash Mel
My emails aren't getting through to the list! Whats up?!?! fM ___ 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

[Flashcoders] Displaying objects

2006-03-29 Thread Flash Mel
Ok, since my email got through this morning, I'm hoping this one gets through. Here is the question I've emailed four times now. Doesn't show up in the threads. Here we go: Here is what I have so far: import mx.transitions.Tween; import mx.transitions.easing.*; m = 0; numTiles = 112;

Re: [Flashcoders] Displaying objects

2006-03-29 Thread Flash Mel
, Flash Mel [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Ok, since my email got through this morning, I'm hoping this one gets through. Here is the question I've emailed four times now. Doesn't show up in the threads. Here we go: Here is what I have so far: import mx.transitions.Tween; import

[Flashcoders] Thank you Flash Coders

2006-03-14 Thread Flash Mel
Just wanted to say thanks to everyone for keeping this going. This group has been around for years and I have learned so much from everyone and the archives are great! Cheers to the Flash Coder peeps and Figleaf for keeping ChattyFig up and going! Ciao, fM.

[Flashcoders] Random Objs and Placement

2006-03-14 Thread Flash Mel
Not sure how to title this email. I am in search of a concept. What I want to do is take several objs - squares of varying sizes - then have them placed on the stage forming a mosaic grid of some sort. Maybe some spacing in there. Anyway, I'm thinking I need to take this approach: //pseudo

Re: Re[2]: [Flashcoders] RE: getDepth: highest depth, middle depth, lowest depth

2006-03-10 Thread Flash Mel
Hey Ivan, thanks! Just getting around to replying. On 3/9/06, Iv [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hello Flash, FM I am not allowed to use Flash 8 for this project. FM They want it published in Flash 6. From what I was reading the new FM DepthManager class only works with Flash 8.

Re: [Flashcoders] RE: getDepth: highest depth, middle depth, lowest depth

2006-03-09 Thread Flash Mel
Thanks guys! I was reading the archives about the DepthManager class and peeked into the recent z ordering thread for some useful info. My one problem that I am running in to is that for whatever reason, my boss is telling me I am not allowed to use Flash 8 for this project. They want it

Re: [Flashcoders] String problems?

2006-03-07 Thread Flash Mel
; igallery_contains; i++){ num = img_+i; theGallery[num]._alpha = 0; trace(num); } -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Flash Mel Sent: Monday, March 06, 2006 6:31 PM To: flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com Subject: [Flashcoders

[Flashcoders] String problems?

2006-03-06 Thread Flash Mel
I am writing this wrong: controller_mc.attachMovie(gallery_mc, gallery_mc, 50); theGallery = controller_mc.gallery_mc; gallery_contains = 4; for (i = 0; igallery_contains; i++){ num = img_+i; theGallery.num._alpha = 0; trace(num); } gallery_mc has _mc's in it named, img_0, img_1,

Re: [Flashcoders] Preloading content in background

2005-12-22 Thread Flash Mel
Was this ever resolved? It turns out I am trying to do the same thing, but the problem I am running into is that - while it loads all the elements - it also starts playing all of them. I'm using Bokel's loaderCLass and I dabbled with the extension of that class from Tin Lion. Both work well, I