[Flashcoders] strange as2 combobox issue

2008-08-29 Thread allandt bik-elliott (thefieldcomic.com)
Hi folks I've got a combobox that is in a swf that get's dynamically loaded into a master clip with a mask on the container (so the combobox is in a masked, loaded swf). When it first shows on the stage, the text area shows the default text (in this case 'Select') but when the cb is clicked on,

Re: [Flashcoders] strange as2 combobox issue

2008-08-29 Thread Ian Thomas
On Fri, Aug 29, 2008 at 11:53 AM, allandt bik-elliott (thefieldcomic.com) [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi folks I've got a combobox that is in a swf that get's dynamically loaded into a master clip with a mask on the container (so the combobox is in a masked, loaded swf). When it first shows on

Re: [Flashcoders] strange as2 combobox issue

2008-08-29 Thread allandt bik-elliott (thefieldcomic.com)
we did the lockroot thing - strange this is, without any rhyme or reason, it still doesn't work when the loaded swf is viewed but when it's viewed through the main swf, it's all lovely jubbly again 'sgot me knackered but i'm not touching anything :) On Fri, Aug 29, 2008 at 12:18 PM, Ian Thomas

Re: [Flashcoders] strange as2 combobox issue

2008-08-29 Thread allandt bik-elliott (thefieldcomic.com)
if i use this._lockroot = true on the loaded swf (the one with the cbox), will that mess it up if it is used on it's own the behaviour seems to be that it is flaky when tested using command-return but when viewed in the browser as part of the bigger site, it 'seems' fine. On Fri, Aug 29, 2008 at

Re: [Flashcoders] strange as2 combobox issue

2008-08-29 Thread Ian Thomas
It shouldn't, no - all _lockroot=true does is tell the loaded clip to treat its own timeline as _root, rather than _root being the timeline of the top-level clip. Ian On Fri, Aug 29, 2008 at 4:18 PM, allandt bik-elliott (thefieldcomic.com) [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: if i use this._lockroot = true

Re: [Flashcoders] strange as2 combobox issue

2008-08-29 Thread allandt bik-elliott (thefieldcomic.com)
in that case, i suspect i might develop a problem in testing - we'll see On Fri, Aug 29, 2008 at 5:12 PM, Ian Thomas [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: It shouldn't, no - all _lockroot=true does is tell the loaded clip to treat its own timeline as _root, rather than _root being the timeline of the