RE: [Flashcoders] Get Timezone City?

2012-05-17 Thread Karina Steffens
Hi David, The IP address could work if your Air has access to that. I don't know much about it, but for a web project I worked on a few years ago, the SEO people used the IP to determine the user's country and redirect according to that (Ireland or US site). I think they were using some kind of

RE: [Flashcoders] Accessing FlashVars

2012-05-01 Thread Karina Steffens
Hi Kerry, Digging a few years back, I unearthed some code. Here's the html: object data=main.swf id=main type=application/x-shockwave-flash width=980 height=600 param name=movie value=main.swf / param name=menu value=false / param name=quality value=best /

Re: [Flashcoders] Accessing FlashVars

2012-04-30 Thread Karina Steffens
Hey Kerry, I think it's because you assigned the event to loaderinfo - not the Main class instance, and then you're asking for the loaderinfo's loaderinfo, when it's the Main's loaderinfo that you need. Also I don't think you need any event at all. You should be able to access the flashvars

Re: [Flashcoders] Accessing FlashVars

2012-04-30 Thread Karina Steffens
FlashVars. Cordially, Kerry Thompson On Mon, Apr 30, 2012 at 7:27 PM, Karina Steffens kar...@neo-archaic.netwrote: Hey Kerry, I think it's because you assigned the event to loaderinfo - not the Main class instance, and then you're asking for the loaderinfo's loaderinfo, when it's

Re: [Flashcoders] Accessing FlashVars

2012-04-30 Thread Karina Steffens
That's possible... Could it be that simple? Hmmm... should it be FlashVars or flashVars? Or does it even matter? Might also try embedding with swfObject and see if there's any difference. Now bed. Really. Karina On 1 May 2012, at 01:52, Peter Ginneberge p.ginnebe...@telenet.be wrote: Not

RE: [Flashcoders] SCORM development and packaging for LMS

2011-12-19 Thread Karina Steffens
for old! 1.2 is so much easier and is still very very widely supported. But also ask your client. On Dec 15, 2011, at 12:25 PM, Karina Steffens kar...@neo-archaic.net wrote: Found it, it looks quite detailed. I guess I better aim for 2004 - since I'm starting from scratch, there's

Re: [Flashcoders] flash game source code

2010-06-05 Thread Karina Steffens
I actually wrote one from scratch a year ago for a client. My first AS3 project. Never got paid for it, though :-( Karina On 5 Jun 2010, at 04:20, Michael Stocke mikesto...@hotmail.com wrote: Good evening everyone. I would like to make a space invaders clone using AS3. I don't have

RE: [Flashcoders] Regain stage focus

2010-05-31 Thread Karina Steffens
Thanks for the replies guys. Changing the wmode to window is not possible, because it's a drop down menu over html elements - it has to remain transparent. Besides, I tried that during testing, and it didn't help. Hendrik is correct about the focus, it's in the web-browser, not Flash. I don't

[Flashcoders] Regain stage focus

2010-05-29 Thread Karina Steffens
Hi List, I'm working on a flash dropdown menu for an html site (AS3 FP10). After a wasted Friday and Saturday morning I finally figured out how to get the menus appear above html items in Firefox without obscuring mouse input on items below them (in case anyone's interested, using

RE: [Flashcoders] Regain stage focus

2010-05-29 Thread Karina Steffens
...@chattyfig.figleaf.com [mailto:flashcoders- boun...@chattyfig.figleaf.com] On Behalf Of Kerry Thompson Sent: 29 May 2010 6:29 To: Flash Coders List Subject: Re: [Flashcoders] Regain stage focus Karina Steffens wrote: So the question is, what's the best way to regain stage focus without clicking

RE: [Flashcoders] Regain stage focus

2010-05-29 Thread Karina Steffens
Coders List Subject: Re: [Flashcoders] Regain stage focus Karina Steffens wrote: You mean rains, right? :P Darn! My e-mail program drops keystrokes. Don't know why--I'm using the GMail Web interface. I just type too fast. So, there's no way to regain (or at least to rain...) focus

RE: [Flashcoders] Timer object created twice in class

2010-05-05 Thread Karina Steffens
Could it be a mistyped i == 1 ? And for that matter: function checkPlaying(e:TimerEvent) : void if (1 == 1) { should be function checkPlaying(e:TimerEvent) : void { if (1 == 1) { Karina -Original Message- From: flashcoders-boun...@chattyfig.figleaf.com [mailto:flashcoders-

RE: [Flashcoders] Flash Google

2010-04-20 Thread Karina Steffens
Hi Paul, Your best bet is to use something like SwfObject to write the flash in JavaScript, while serving indexable content to Google. That can be just some static text, or dynamically read content from the xml files. A fringe benefit of that is the ability to serve alternate content to

RE: [Flashcoders] Full screen with AIR 1.5

2010-04-14 Thread Karina Steffens
and it still didn't work argh). But I all better now. You have a great day, John on 4/13/10 4:39 PM, Karina Steffens at kar...@neo-archaic.net wrote: Hi John, I don't really have any links that could help you, but here's a simplified example from my code that might illustrate my

RE: [Flashcoders] Full screen with AIR 1.5

2010-04-13 Thread Karina Steffens
the app, not full screen. I really would appreciate any help you could offer, because the deadline is getting very close and the whole kiosk is ready except for the full screen display. Thank you for anything you can do, John on 4/7/10 5:43 AM, Karina Steffens at kar...@neo

[Flashcoders] MC properties not changing on a keyframe

2010-04-09 Thread Karina Steffens
Hi list, On a custom IDE button component (AS3 CS4) I have a number of keyframes for up/over/down etc. Each of these keyframes has a textfield and an icon (labelText and iconContainer). Mouse event listeners control the movement between the keyframes. iconContainer has linkage to a class that

RE: [Flashcoders] MC properties not changing on a keyframe

2010-04-09 Thread Karina Steffens
proportionally to the scale, but I can't figure out the maths. Karina -Original Message- From: flashcoders-boun...@chattyfig.figleaf.com [mailto:flashcoders- boun...@chattyfig.figleaf.com] On Behalf Of Karina Steffens Sent: 09 April 2010 2:36 To: 'Flash Coders List' Subject

RE: [Flashcoders] Full screen with AIR 1.5

2010-04-07 Thread Karina Steffens
I don't know about AIR, but this AS3 code works for exes, standalone swfs, and html-embedded: stage.displayState = StageDisplayState.FULL_SCREEN Btw, have you checked if stage is not a null? As3 requires that the object that calls the stage is a child of the stage. If you're calling it from

RE: [Flashcoders] What good is a Controller?

2010-03-31 Thread Karina Steffens
Hi Jim, Thanks for another extensive reply, and getting the discussion back on the MVC track ;) Assuming that all the UI events created by one clock face (view) are included in the events on the other clock face (another view) and the events are defined by the business rules to have identical

RE: [Flashcoders] What good is a Controller?

2010-03-30 Thread Karina Steffens
Very cheesy and very funny :) I suppose in my case it's the View that's gotten too fat, and the Controller is over starved... I'll have a look at RobotLegs, to see what best practices can be learned from it. Karina -Original Message- From: flashcoders-boun...@chattyfig.figleaf.com

RE: [Flashcoders] What good is a Controller?

2010-03-30 Thread Karina Steffens
While html and css would certainly be part of the View, and the database (MySQL, XML or any other way of holding data) would be part of the Model layer, I agree with Dave that php is not, strictly speaking, a Controller. I think that PHP (or ASP, or any server-side language) would more likely to

RE: [Flashcoders] What good is a Controller?

2010-03-30 Thread Karina Steffens
Hi Jim, Thanks for the comprehensive examples, especially the clock face. I guess another advantage then would be the ability to swap the view instead of the controller, and (for example) have text-only console like view for testing debugging? You might also say that Xray is another View. In

RE: [Flashcoders] flash builder 4 released

2010-03-29 Thread Karina Steffens
Thanks Colin, I put that link in my bookmarks. So far, I found the AS3 online documentation less than ideal - if you search for anything from the Flash IDE, you might as well be using Google. Karina -Original Message- From: flashcoders-boun...@chattyfig.figleaf.com

[Flashcoders] What good is a Controller?

2010-03-29 Thread Karina Steffens
Hi List, Ok, this may sound a bit odd coming from someone who's been coding with MVC for the last 7 years, but I seem to be missing the point of a Controller... I'm hoping to start a discussion to help me (and maybe others like me) improve my architecture by better understanding the Controller,

RE: [Flashcoders] Apparently Doesn't Check Cache

2010-03-10 Thread Karina Steffens
Hi Nathan, The urls are the best way IMHO. Check out my blog entry on the subject: http://neo-archaic.ie/blog/2006/08/nocache-for-javascript-and-flash/ Cheers, Karina -Original Message- From: flashcoders-boun...@chattyfig.figleaf.com [mailto:flashcoders-

RE: [Flashcoders] OOP Tutorial

2010-03-05 Thread Karina Steffens
Hi Susan, I wouldn't recommend relying just on online tutorials, or discussion posts for a something as huge as learning AS3 OOP. The best thing would be to get a book that covers the subject, such as Colin Moock's Essential ActionScript 3.0 from O'Reilly, or any one of the other excellent books

RE: [Flashcoders] OOP Tutorial

2010-03-05 Thread Karina Steffens
it. On Fri, Mar 5, 2010 at 5:22 PM, Karina Steffens kar...@neo- archaic.netwrote: Hi Susan, I wouldn't recommend relying just on online tutorials, or discussion posts for a something as huge as learning AS3 OOP. The best thing would be to get a book that covers the subject

RE: [Flashcoders] My Star

2010-03-03 Thread Karina Steffens
Hi Susan, You need to recheck your coordinates - if you remove the line: star.graphics.moveTo(startPosX + factor*144, startPosY + factor*277); - you'll see a weird shape on the stage. So your error lies somewhere in the numbers, not the class structure. Cheers, Karina -Original

RE: [Flashcoders] Arabic and other character sets text entry

2008-03-14 Thread Karina Steffens
Hey there, I just saw this thread :) I do tend to hang on Flash Tiger more these days (Hi Kerry!), but I was skimming through some threads here and this has caught my eye. The Hebrew project has been a total headache, but in the end I found one solution out there that was very helpful as a

RE: [Flashcoders] How to call class method from a movieclip?

2008-01-31 Thread Karina Steffens
Hi Irene, var contentMCs:MovieClip; = new contentMC(this); should be var contentMCs:MovieClip = new contentMC(this); Karina -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:flashcoders- [EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Irene Johansson Sent: 30 January 2008 15:54 To: Flash

RE: [Flashcoders] save swf

2007-08-23 Thread Karina Steffens
Bassam, You could use an approach similar to the one Alan first suggested, and record all the user's choices into a properties object, save it with a server side script, and then use a generic movie clip that re-loads all these properties and recreates the original design in that way. This gives

RE: [Flashcoders] Prevent flash from caching the loaded assets

2007-08-08 Thread Karina Steffens
It's really easy to fix - have a look at this article on my blog: http://blog.neo-archaic.net/2006/08/02/nocache-for-javascript-and-flash.htm Karina -Original Message- From: Niels Endlich [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: 06 August 2007 15:18 To: flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com

RE: [Flashcoders] Re: Special font issue

2007-06-05 Thread Karina Steffens
Did you try a straight test with simply placing the dynamic text field on the stage with the euro symbol typed-in and font embedded? That should tell you if it's possible, but I can't believe that a euro symbol doesn't come with a Helvetica-family font. -Original Message- From: Tom

RE: [Flashcoders] Special font issue

2007-06-04 Thread Karina Steffens
Hi Ton, What character sets are you embedding? Have you tried including the euro sign in the field next to the autofill button? Karina -Original Message- From: Tom Huynen [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: 04 June 2007 14:54 To: flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com Subject:

RE: [Flashcoders] flash and xpath

2007-05-17 Thread Karina Steffens
Jason, I came across this problem recently... Unless you use the nodeValue property, the returned node will be escaped when converted to string (and no,unescape doesn't help a bit...). It's not a full url-encoding that you get with the escape() function, but ampersands and html tags will be

RE: [Flashcoders] Quick syntax q: how to write a function that canreceive an undefined number of parameters

2007-05-11 Thread Karina Steffens
The parameters received by a function are automatically stored in a built-in array called arguments. So you can do something like this: public static function center(obj1:Object) { var targetX:Number = ob1._x; var targetY:Number = ob1._y; for (var i = 1;

RE: [Flashcoders] Quick syntax q: how to write a function thatcanreceive an undefined number of parameters

2007-05-11 Thread Karina Steffens
to make the code more efficient. Ali On 11 May 2007, at 15:32, Karina Steffens wrote: The parameters received by a function are automatically stored in a built-in array called arguments. So you can do something like this: public static function center(obj1:Object) { var

RE: [Flashcoders] Clear Set Interval Q:

2007-04-24 Thread Karina Steffens
Dunno if there's a good reason behind it, but if you need it to return null you can always use delete intervalID just afar clearing the interval. Karina -Original Message- From: Helmut Granda [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: 24 April 2007 22:19 To: Flashcoders mailing list Subject:

RE: [Flashcoders] seek() in VideoPlayer class

2007-04-23 Thread Karina Steffens
could set an interval that gets called every second or so and calls the seek() method. It may also be a good idea to pause the movie when you press the slider and resume playback when you release it. Cheers, Karina Karina Steffens | Neo-Archaic

RE: [Flashcoders] eolas fix for IE7

2007-04-04 Thread Karina Steffens
You might want to try ObjectSwap - http://blog.neo-archaic.net/2006/04/25/objectswap.htm Karina -Original Message- From: Matthew Ganz [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: 03 April 2007 17:20 To: Flashcoders mailing list Subject: [Flashcoders] eolas fix for IE7 hi. i've tried

[Flashcoders] ASP and Character encoding in flash

2007-03-29 Thread Karina Steffens
, when the asp xml reaches Flash, it's not UTF-8 but simple text. My question is - can anything be done about it? Thanks, Karina Karina Steffens | Neo-Archaic new concepts, timeless design http://www.neo-archaic.net/ www.neo-archaic.net

RE: [Flashcoders] ASP and Character encoding in flash

2007-03-29 Thread Karina Steffens
be done about it? Thanks, Karina Karina Steffens | Neo-Archaic new concepts, timeless design http://www.neo-archaic.net/ www.neo-archaic.net ___ Flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com

RE: [Flashcoders] ASP and Character encoding in flash

2007-03-29 Thread Karina Steffens
everyone :) Karina -Original Message- From: Rákos Attila [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: 29 March 2007 14:42 To: Karina Steffens Subject: Re: [Flashcoders] ASP and Character encoding in flash Flash doesn't care about the encoding given in XML's header, it always treats

RE: [Flashcoders] Super and this

2007-03-20 Thread Karina Steffens
Think of 'Super' as opening a Russian Doll. When you call a given method, it's at the current outermost level. When you use Super you remove a layer and work with what is nested inside. I don't know if that helps or not. I don't know lingo, but Flash behaves more or less as most

RE: [Flashcoders] Super and this

2007-03-19 Thread Karina Steffens
Danny, I think what Ron means is, you don't instantiate the class _and_ the super class, as you would with Director. As you know (and for anyone that isn't familiar with it), in Director the ancestor property is an instance of the superclass, residing within an instance of the subclass (a bit

RE: [Flashcoders] shared local object, or XML export? or other?

2007-03-19 Thread Karina Steffens
I would definitely go with shared object. You can access it from whatever app you like if you pass a local path parameter, like this: so = SharedObject.getLocal (mySharedObject, /) so = SharedObject.getLocal (mySharedObject, /myProject) Etc... If you don't pass the path, it generates a local path

RE: [Flashcoders] Create an object by name

2007-03-19 Thread Karina Steffens
Hi Danny, The idea of the import statement is to specify which class namespaces you want to use. For example, there could be multiple packages that contain a class named Danny: com.kodicek.Danny com.day.lewis.Danny If you wanted to use the first class, you'd need to write all of it every time

[Flashcoders] Switching the current NetStream publish client

2007-03-16 Thread Karina Steffens
that this particular project is Flash7 / FlashComm Server (not FMS). Thanks, Karina Karina Steffens | Neo-Archaic new concepts, timeless design http://www.neo-archaic.net/ www.neo-archaic.net

RE: [Flashcoders] is flash still alive?

2007-03-14 Thread Karina Steffens
And yet you manage to find time to perform more miracles - Papervision3D looks amazing...! ;) -Original Message- From: John Grden [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: 13 March 2007 15:28 To: flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com Subject: Re: [Flashcoders] is flash still alive? LOL no

RE: [Flashcoders] Cache Killer... is it bulletproof ???

2007-03-05 Thread Karina Steffens
Also check out my blog entry on the subject - http://blog.neo-archaic.net/2006/08/02/nocache-for-javascript-and-flash.htm The Flash IDE doesn't like the cache-busters so you need to test System.capabilities.playerType before appending the query. Karina -Original Message- From: David

RE: [Flashcoders] simple math question...

2007-03-02 Thread Karina Steffens
If your mc's reg point is top left: mc._x = _root.xmouse - mc._width/2 mc._y = _root.ymouse - mc._height/2 if it's centered you need not bother about the width/2 etc, but if it's somewhere else, you'll need to change it or do other calcualtions. Karina -Original Message- From: [p

RE: [Flashcoders] [Solution] MovieClipLoader woes (Irritating BugAlert!)

2007-02-28 Thread Karina Steffens
H Ian, _level0.nav1.nav.mod0.inst0.clip1.inst1.inst2.inst1.res17 You still have inst1 duplicated here - or is this a typo? Thanks for sharing your findings, btw :) Karina -Original Message- From: Ian Thomas [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: 26 February 2007 18:42 To: Flashcoders

RE: [Flashcoders] Events for custom classes?

2007-02-16 Thread Karina Steffens
Hi Jason, I have my own implementation of AsBroadcaster/EventDispatcher (bundling both in one class), which is very flexible and can be used with inheritance or composition (But unlike the standard implementations, it's not a mix-in class). If you'd like me to send you the class, just let me

RE: [Flashcoders] Events for custom classes?

2007-02-16 Thread Karina Steffens
-Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Karina Steffens Sent: Friday, February 16, 2007 3:30 PM To: 'Flashcoders mailing list' Subject: RE: [Flashcoders] Events for custom classes? Hi Jason, I have my own implementation of AsBroadcaster

RE: [Flashcoders] onLoadComplete, but no onLoadInit

2007-02-15 Thread Karina Steffens
Hi Michael, I address the problem of testing cache-busting code in the IDE in my blog: http://blog.neo-archaic.net/2006/08/02/nocache-for-javascript-and-flash.htm Basically, what you need to do is check for System.capabilites.playerType before adding the cache-buster to the url. var

RE: [Flashcoders] onLoadComplete, but no onLoadInit

2007-02-15 Thread Karina Steffens
You're welcome :) -Original Message- From: T. Michael Keesey [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: 15 February 2007 15:28 To: Flashcoders mailing list Subject: Re: [Flashcoders] onLoadComplete, but no onLoadInit On 2/15/07, Karina Steffens [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi Michael, I

RE: [Flashcoders] determining which object is displayed at agivenpoint

2007-02-08 Thread Karina Steffens
them. Are there any other properties on movieclips (maybe hidden ones) that might be of use? The Flash runtime must be doing this internally for onRollOver event firing; anyone know how this works? Thanks, Vishal On 2/7/07, Karina Steffens [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Ok

RE: [Flashcoders] determining which object is displayed at agivenpoint

2007-02-07 Thread Karina Steffens
Hi Vishal, I apologise ahead if I'm being dense here, but nobody seems to have mentioned the obvious solution: Looping through the mcs in your third party flash movie and checking for hit-test with the mouse position. var hit_array:Array = []; for (var i:String in target_mc){ var mc:MovieClip

RE: [Flashcoders] determining which object is displayed at agivenpoint

2007-02-07 Thread Karina Steffens
recommend trying this, and if it doesnt turn out to noticeably slow anything, you're done. On 2/7/07, Karina Steffens [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi Vishal, I apologise ahead if I'm being dense here, but nobody seems to have mentioned the obvious solution: Looping through the mcs

RE: [Flashcoders] XRay freezes controls?

2007-02-05 Thread Karina Steffens
there is nothing on the stage (I assume by 'stage' you refer to the IDE stage). P. -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:flashcoders- [EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Karina Steffens Sent: Friday, February 02, 2007 8:06 PM To: 'Flashcoders mailing list' Subject

RE: [Flashcoders] XRay freezes controls?

2007-02-05 Thread Karina Steffens
anything to happen in Xray. P. -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:flashcoders- [EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Karina Steffens Sent: Monday, February 05, 2007 12:26 PM To: 'Flashcoders mailing list' Subject: RE: [Flashcoders] XRay freezes controls? Hi

RE: [Flashcoders] XRay freezes controls?

2007-02-05 Thread Karina Steffens
Of Karina Steffens Sent: Monday, February 05, 2007 12:55 PM To: 'Flashcoders mailing list' Subject: RE: [Flashcoders] XRay freezes controls? For example, if you have a tooltip that activates on rolling over a button, the tooltip gets activated when you roll over that button

RE: [Flashcoders] Flash diagnostic tools

2007-02-02 Thread Karina Steffens
I would highly recommend Xray (http://osflash.org/xray) - Don't know what I'd do without it... Aside from Xraying your app, you can also set up customised traces, that are much better than our beloved trace() command. And it also works in your runtime environment. Karina -Original

RE: [Flashcoders] XRay freezes controls?

2007-02-02 Thread Karina Steffens
Perhaps a little less obvious, clicking on a control in the Xray UI, or rolling over it, gives you the same effect as clicking/rolling over the control on the stage. So the question is, what happens when you click the control on the stage? Karina -Original Message- From: Pete Miller

RE: [Flashcoders] how to know that thae video is finished?

2007-01-18 Thread Karina Steffens
Privyet Natasha, Here's how I solved it: Private var movie_flv:mx.controls.MediaDisplay; private var t:Number; private var lastCheck:Number; Private var play_btn //ToggleButton Private function checkStatus(){ if (play_btn.selected movie_flv.playheadTime movie_flv.playheadTime

RE: [Flashcoders] how to know that thae video is finished?

2007-01-18 Thread Karina Steffens
a stop signal. In the end we preprocessed all our vids with a metadatainjector such as burak's and check the time against the duration. greetz JC On 1/18/07, Karina Steffens [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Privyet Natasha, Here's how I solved it: Private var

RE: [Flashcoders] how to know that thae video is finished?

2007-01-18 Thread Karina Steffens
/3537.html regards, Muzak - Original Message - From: Karina Steffens [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: 'Flashcoders mailing list' flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com Sent: Thursday, January 18, 2007 1:23 PM Subject: RE: [Flashcoders] how to know that thae video is finished? Isn't

RE: [Flashcoders] how to know that thae video is finished?

2007-01-18 Thread Karina Steffens
- Original Message - From: Karina Steffens [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: 'Flashcoders mailing list' flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com Sent: Thursday, January 18, 2007 1:23 PM Subject: RE: [Flashcoders] how to know that thae video is finished? Isn't it amazing that Adobe/MM never bothered

RE: [Flashcoders] Specifying contentPath for FLVPlayer

2007-01-18 Thread Karina Steffens
Helen, have you set the FlvPlayback to autoPlay, or told it to play manually? I'm looking at the docs and there seem to be a few ways to load the videos: my_FLVPlybk.contentPath = rtmp://my_servername/my_application/stream.flv; my_FLVplybk.load(contentPath:String[, totalTime:Number,

RE: [Flashcoders] Re: XML and line breaks

2007-01-15 Thread Karina Steffens
You first need to assign txtField.html = true _not_ txtField.htmlText = true And then you assign txtField.htmlText = xmlNode -Original Message- From: Stephen Ford [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: 11 January 2007 10:12 To: flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com Subject: [Flashcoders]

[Flashcoders] Need help with testing ObjectSwap on Safari

2007-01-15 Thread Karina Steffens
-archaic.net) and tell me if the flash part of it displays correctly - that is, if you can see the tree animation. I need to figure this out before I start running around trying to find an available Mac... TIA, Karina Karina Steffens | Neo-Archaic

RE: [Flashcoders] Q: Firefox on a mac

2006-10-31 Thread Karina Steffens
Could your user have Adblocker installed? If so, she needs to disable it, or change a setting to allow Flash - otherwise it won't. Karina -Original Message- From: Wendy [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: 30 October 2006 19:29 To: flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com Subject:

RE: [Flashcoders] Q: Firefox 2 on a Mac

2006-10-31 Thread Karina Steffens
Two questions: Did you check if she has Ad blocker? Do older versions of flash work on her browser? If a - disable Ad blocker. If b - ObjectSwap checks for version using JavaScript. -Original Message- From: Wendy [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: 31 October 2006 15:00 To:

[Flashcoders] Odd behavior of Camera after reconnecting to server

2006-10-23 Thread Karina Steffens
Hi List, I'm trying to figure out a bug that's driving me nuts, and since the FlashComm list is down, I hope someone here can shed some light on it. I have a customised chat application (FlashComm), where an advisor is talking to one or more clients. The advisor has a camera attached via a net

RE: [Flashcoders] hello, and interval management question

2006-10-18 Thread Karina Steffens
callbacks, broadcasts messages and events the parent (or a passed target) after a set delay. * * @author Karina Steffens * @version 1.0 * @usage * @class */ class com.neoarchaic.util.Delay { public var parent:Object; private var events:Object; private var index:Number

RE: [Flashcoders] Xray trace problem

2006-09-19 Thread Karina Steffens
am sad ;( we did alot of great work with the old interface and you certainly influenced the current version since it's largly based on the old one ;) You ROCK! don't be sad, be happy ! jpg On 9/15/06, Karina Steffens [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Now I'm really hurt :~( :P

RE: [Flashcoders] search text file for keyword and add button

2006-09-19 Thread Karina Steffens
Hi Kurt, Just a thought - instead of looking for the coordinates to highlight the keyword, replace the keyword with the same keyword hyperlinked (this would require the text rendering as html), and link it to the glossary. Then when searching for another keyword, start with a clean copy of the

RE: [Flashcoders] search text file for keyword and add button

2006-09-19 Thread Karina Steffens
You're welcome :) PS: you should be able to use CSS styles on these links quite easily (with or without a class designation) so that they appear highlighted, with different colours for backgrounds, text or both. -Original Message- From: Kurt Dommermuth [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]

RE: [Flashcoders] Xray trace problem

2006-09-15 Thread Karina Steffens
Now I'm really hurt :~( :P -Original Message- From: Chris Allen [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: 13 September 2006 14:31 To: Flashcoders mailing list Subject: Re: [Flashcoders] Xray trace problem John, Maybe you should phase out the older interface all together. This way

RE: [Flashcoders] Job postings ok?

2006-09-10 Thread Karina Steffens
Personally, I much prefer job postings, to posts like this: PLEASE HELP ME i just got flash and i don't know what to do with it. i need to create a word processing application by NEXT WEEK. pls tell me how!!!? :P Karina -Original Message- From: Mick G [mailto:[EMAIL

RE: [Flashcoders] Reliable local FLV stop event

2006-09-06 Thread Karina Steffens
Yes it's bizarre that there isn't an out-of-box solution for this. I came across the same problem a while ago. The solution I came across was to check if the play head is not moving while the movie is supposed to be still playing (that is, not paused or stopped). For this you need to set a

RE: [Flashcoders] Synchronizing multiple flvs

2006-09-06 Thread Karina Steffens
Could you use one big flv and mask it out for each tile? -Original Message- From: Jeff Gomes [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: 06 September 2006 16:46 To: Flashcoders mailing list; flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com Subject: Re: [Flashcoders] Synchronizing multiple flvs Would

RE: [Flashcoders] clone object

2006-08-25 Thread Karina Steffens
That's true - it happens to me all the time when I use _global(tt) with Xray and have a circular reference (such as two classes that hold eachother as listeners). This was why John had to change his original treeview parser to a non-recursive method. But it still happens with the trace function.

RE: [Flashcoders] Protect model setters from being called by any classexcept Controller

2006-08-25 Thread Karina Steffens
Hi Steven, You could try using arguments.caller to check if the setter was called by the controller. Here's a little test function I whipped up on the _root: function testCaller(){ trace (typeof arguments.caller) trace (arguments.caller == controller.test) trace

RE: [Flashcoders] For...in counts backwards?

2006-06-20 Thread Karina Steffens
Hi Michael, That's how the for-in loop works, no idea why. If you want to count forwards, you need to use: for (var i:Number = 0; imyArray.length, i++) { trace(myArray[i]); } Karina -Original Message- From: Mendelsohn, Michael [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: 20 June 2006

RE: [Flashcoders] Eolas fix and backspace key flash bug

2006-06-15 Thread Karina Steffens
. On 6/14/06, Karina Steffens [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi Alec, You could try ObjectSwap on my blog - http://www.neo-archaic.net/blog/2006/04/25/objectswap.htm Karina ___ Flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com To change your

RE: [Flashcoders] Eolas fix and backspace key flash bug

2006-06-14 Thread Karina Steffens
Hi Alec, You could try ObjectSwap on my blog - http://www.neo-archaic.net/blog/2006/04/25/objectswap.htm Karina -Original Message- From: Alec Matusis [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: 13 June 2006 19:49 To: 'Flashcoders mailing list' Subject: [Flashcoders] Eolas fix and backspace

[Flashcoders] Whats the best tooltip component

2006-06-09 Thread Karina Steffens
Hi Weyert, I posted a fully customizable tooltip component on my blog, http://www.neo-archaic.net/blog/2006/05/09/tooltip.htm, complete with a demo on how to use it. I hope this is what you were looking for. Karina Karina Steffens | Neo

RE: [Flashcoders] Whats the best tooltip component

2006-06-09 Thread Karina Steffens
Hi Mark, Thanks for letting me know about the Firefox bug, it seems I've overcooked my Satay, and forgot to check it... Don't know why it doesn't show in IE 6, I'm using the ie 7 beta at the moment. It should be fixed now for Firefox. I just had someone with ie6 take a look, and she had no

RE: [Flashcoders] Whats the best tooltip component

2006-06-09 Thread Karina Steffens
Thanks Bernard, I was just about to reply to that. You're right about the parameter naming, but I think it might be too late to do that without breaking backwards compatibility with scripts that already use that. Unless I keep both? Karina -Original Message- From: Bernard Poulin

RE: [Flashcoders] Whats the best tooltip component

2006-06-09 Thread Karina Steffens
scripts that already use that. Unless I keep both? ... Or maybe I should increase the default width? It's currently 200, but maybe 300 would be better? It can always be changed programmatically... ___ Flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com To change your

RE: [Flashcoders] Shared object not saving off cd-rom?

2006-05-18 Thread Karina Steffens
Thanks Vivek, this is my guess too and I forwarded your suggestion on to the client. -Original Message- From: Vivek lakhanpal [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: 17 May 2006 13:11 To: Flashcoders mailing list Subject: Re: [Flashcoders] Shared object not saving off cd-rom? Jim,

[Flashcoders] Shared object not saving off cd-rom?

2006-05-16 Thread Karina Steffens
Hi list, Does anyone know if there are any gotchas when trying to save a shared object from a flash application running off the cd-rom? I have developed a large e-learning application that runs off the cd-rom and uses a shared object to automatically store all the player info and state. It's

RE: [Flashcoders] Flash detection

2006-05-10 Thread Karina Steffens
Hi Kevin, You can use ObjectSwap to detect the flash version and place any kind of html content inside the object tag. http://www.neo-archaic.net/blog/2006/04/25/objectswap.htm You can't use it to jump to another page (you'd need php, asp, or meta-redirect for that), but what you could do is

[Flashcoders] Tooltip and ObjectSwap

2006-05-09 Thread Karina Steffens
Hi gang, There's a new version of ObjectSwap for anyone who's interested. http:// http://www.neo-archaic.net/scripts/objectSwap.js www.neo-archaic.net/scripts/objectSwap.js The old one had a bug that showed up when using flash detection with multiple objects in the same html. It's now fixed, but

RE: [Flashcoders] Date Object Problem

2006-05-03 Thread Karina Steffens
Hi Nick, Not sure about the day, but you have the wrong month here: Months in the Date object are zero based, so 5 is really June, not May... For the day, I'd go with the suggestions you got from other people about the time-zones. Karina -Original Message- From: Nick McNeill

RE: [Flashcoders] flashObject expressinstall error

2006-05-01 Thread Karina Steffens
Hi Tony, Just a shot in the dark, but it could be because the link to the flash player has changed. It's now http://www.adobe.com/shockwave/download/download.cgi?P1_Prod_Version=Shockwa veFlashpromoid=BIOW I think Adobe has just closed down the macromedia website. www.macromedia.com is

RE: [Flashcoders] focus in internet explorer

2006-04-30 Thread Karina Steffens
Glad I could help :) -Original Message- From: eugen pflüger [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: 28 April 2006 12:19 To: Flashcoders mailing list Subject: Re: [Flashcoders] focus in internet explorer hey, it works. great script. thanks for your help. best eugen Am

RE: [Flashcoders] calculating dates based on a starting date.

2006-04-27 Thread Karina Steffens
Hi Matt, If what you're looking for is a way to subtract two dates, then it's your lucky day... I just wrote an Age Counter component that displays how long it's been since a specific date (years, months, hours, minutes, and seconds). It's for a client who wants to show how long his pediatric

RE: [Flashcoders] ObjectSwap: Bypassing the ActiveX Activation Issuein Internet Explorer

2006-04-26 Thread Karina Steffens
://www.mmassaia.com/ref/flash/as2/CheckFlashInstances.as) MauricioMassaia On 4/25/06, Karina Steffens [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi all, After way too much time spent on this issue, I have finally perfected the script (I hope!) and wrote an article about it on my blog

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