[Flashcoders] Problem with dynamic masking (or maths actually)

2006-03-16 Thread J-P Vieresjoki
I've been maybe thinking this a bit too much and maybe that's why I'm not able to come up with any kind of solution for my problem. The thing is that I'm working on a website for a client and all the 'portfolio' images should have a diagonal blinds effect (like diagonal lines that expand to

Re: [Flashcoders] DataGrid Component Performance

2006-03-16 Thread Steve Webster
Scott, It is build to handle thousand of rows, but there a couple of issues. Population of the datagrid is slow as molasses. You might be able to short circuit your way into some better performance, but it's a crapshoot. I did some tests on this a while back and posted about it on my

Re: [Flashcoders] DataGrid Component Performance

2006-03-16 Thread Steve Webster
Also, don't even bother trying to sort. It might be interesting to try delegating sorting to the server and getting a permutation vector back...but even then, it might give you trouble. Well, if you've got enough records to make population and sorting a performance issue, I'd suggest that

[Flashcoders] Cache as bitMap mask visible in Flash 8.

2006-03-16 Thread Oskar Johansson
Hi! I have done a project where I am using lots of masks using the setMask() property. I'm taking advantage of the new cacheAsBitmap feature in Flash 8. For some users the mask loses its features and gets visible. My conclusion is that this happens for users with a resolution lower than 32

[Flashcoders] Fonts Gautami and Tunga

2006-03-16 Thread Sumeet Kumar
Hi All I m embedding Fonts gautami and Tunga in textfields But when I start inputting the text, the text appears as empty square boxes. Why this is happening? Any Help would be great Regards Sumeet Kumar ___

RE: [Flashcoders] DataGrid Component Performance

2006-03-16 Thread André Goliath
Actually, you can define a compare function for the datGrid to use, then check in your function if you are going to compare numbers or strings and go from that on. I did that some time ago, if anyone is interested int he code I´ll be glad to share. I´ve used the DataGrid on my example for the

[Flashcoders] hittest

2006-03-16 Thread lieven.cardoen
If I do something like this :drop.hitTest(_root._xmouse, _root._ymouse, true); Does this always work, no matter where drop is created (in a movieclip on position xy, on the root, ...) Met vriendelijke groeten, Lieven Cardoen MULTIMEDIALOFT | POINT X Engelse Wandeling 2 K18v | 8500

Re: [Flashcoders] SEO for Flash .....

2006-03-16 Thread Adrian Park
Have you looked at Ripple on OSFlash? I haven't had a chance to try it out yet but will do as soon as I have a bit of time. http://osflash.org/ripple Adrian P. On 3/16/06, Stephen Ford [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Does anyone have any good links or advice for optimising Flash for search engines.

Re: [Flashcoders] SEO for Flash .....

2006-03-16 Thread Peter O'Brien
On 16 Mar 2006, at 10:21, Adrian Park wrote: Does anyone have any good links or advice for optimising Flash for search engines. There's alot of stuff out there on this like SEFFS http:// wahlers.com.br/claus/blog/seffs-to-flash-or-not-to-flash/ and this recent post at deconcept is another

RE: [Flashcoders] Fonts Gautami and Tunga

2006-03-16 Thread Jim Tann
Are you embedding the fonts? James Tann Web Developer AVT Limited Tel: 01273 299 001 Fax: 01273 299 002 E-mail: [EMAIL PROTECTED] -- Take your communications to the next stage! www.avtgroup.com Live Events * Online Events * Consultancy * Video Multimedia * Facilities AVT

RE: [Flashcoders] Fonts Gautami and Tunga

2006-03-16 Thread Sumeet Kumar
Yes I m embedding the font -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Jim Tann Sent: Thursday, March 16, 2006 5:20 PM To: Flashcoders mailing list Subject: RE: [Flashcoders] Fonts Gautami and Tunga Are you embedding the fonts? James Tann Web

[Flashcoders] best 360VR panorama

2006-03-16 Thread Tom Versweyveld
Hi, I'm looking for the best 360VR panorama implementation with fp8. Does anybody know of any opensource(or commercial) component which handles cylindrical view (though cubic would be even better). It has to support hotspots, and trigger scroll events (so a radar-like ground plan can be used to

Re: [Flashcoders] Problem with dynamic masking (or maths actually)

2006-03-16 Thread Mark Winterhalder
It would be no problem of course if the blinds would be drawn horizonally or vertically but maybe I skipped too many math classes in the past since I really can't figure our a method to calculate the coordinates for the blinds that are drawn in 45 degree angle.. If someone can come up with a

[Flashcoders] updating the ide-players

2006-03-16 Thread Michael Stuhr
http://www.macromedia.com/support/flashplayer/downloads.html ~30MB wtf ? :-) micha ___ Flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com To change your subscription options or search the archive: http://chattyfig.figleaf.com/mailman/listinfo/flashcoders Brought to

Re: [Flashcoders] best 360VR panorama

2006-03-16 Thread eric dolecki
I've checked out that 2nd URL - there is some crazy good stitching going on there. There don't seem to be hotspots supported for it though. On 3/16/06, Tom Versweyveld [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi, I'm looking for the best 360VR panorama implementation with fp8. Does anybody know of any

RE: [Flashcoders] best 360VR panorama

2006-03-16 Thread Tom Versweyveld
Could that have been done with the displacementmap filter maybe? -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of eric dolecki Sent: donderdag 16 maart 2006 14:20 To: Flashcoders mailing list Subject: Re: [Flashcoders] best 360VR panorama I've checked

[Flashcoders] RE: Flashcoders Digest, Vol 14, Issue 51 - Flash Help Needed

2006-03-16 Thread Loren R. Elks
Hi: I need help. Background: I have created a Flash projector file which acts as a player for external swfs. In the player, when a user selects a option from a drop-down menu, it loads the selected external swf, through something like: utarget.loadMovie(/swf/unit6ex.swf). Where utarget is the

[Flashcoders] Stage.width and varying HTML size?

2006-03-16 Thread Kevin Cannon
Hi, How does Stage.width relate to the size of the flash window set via HTML? I'm trying to create a simple slideshow movie that can take any size images as a parameter, and will display them as their actualy size. It's simple to do when dealing with a fixed size movie, but when doing it with a

Re: [Flashcoders] Stage.width and varying HTML size?

2006-03-16 Thread Arul Prasad
Use Stage.align = TL ; along with ur Stage.scaleMode= noScale; Should help. ~Arul Prasad On 3/16/06, Kevin Cannon [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi, How does Stage.width relate to the size of the flash window set via HTML? I'm trying to create a simple slideshow movie that can take any size

Re: [Flashcoders] Stage.width and varying HTML size?

2006-03-16 Thread Kevin Cannon
Arul, Ahh, that's perfect. I knew I was missing something! :) Thanks so much! - Kevin On Thu, Mar 16, 2006 at 07:29:54PM +0530, Arul Prasad wrote: Use Stage.align = TL ; along with ur Stage.scaleMode= noScale; Should help. ~Arul Prasad On 3/16/06, Kevin Cannon [EMAIL

[Flashcoders] problem with Delegate and scope

2006-03-16 Thread Manuel Saint-Victor
I have not been having much luck with using Delegate lately. If I understand it correctly then it will call a function in the scope of the class file that it is defined -right? Well In one of my classes within this function I have the delegate being used and I'm not sure if it's because of a

Re: [Flashcoders] problem with Delegate and scope

2006-03-16 Thread Alain Rousseau
Hi Manuel, The thing about Delegate is that you can't just call it like that. It is supposed to be used either with eventHandling onSomething = or with setInterval, setTimeOut. Here is a link that will make you see the light http://www.osflash.org/flashcoders/as2?s=delegate So for exemple you

[Flashcoders] [OT] Flashforward award!

2006-03-16 Thread iestyn lloyd
Hey, havent posted for a long time... i'd just like to blow my own trumpet, and say - we won a flashforward award! Yey! http://www.flickr.com/photos/yezzer/113299199/ (apologies to BNMers who have to see this twice!) ___

Re: [Flashcoders] best 360VR panorama

2006-03-16 Thread Alan Shaw
No, neither of those was done with the DisplacementMapFilter, and here's why: http://nodename.com/blog/2006/01/11/prospects-for-immersive-panoramas-in-flash/ The example at media-box.net is mine, and no, it sure isn't performant. This was done as a demo of the simplicity of coding the cubic

[Flashcoders] remoting connection string not working with CF7 (works with CF6)

2006-03-16 Thread Dario De Agostini
Good morning, we are experiencing a problem with CF 7 (with 6 no problems at all). Our remoting calls are being blocked with the following error: removing bogus HTTP header POST /flashservices/gateway??;jsessionid= ... request denied: no URI found we always had problems with CF7 remoting

[Flashcoders] FileReference.upload - onHTTPError: 302 on Mac OS X

2006-03-16 Thread Nicolas Tremeaud
Hello everybody, How is it going??? Don t want to take too much of your time. I have a backend in Flash 8 which uploads a file using the FileReference class and a PHP serverscript. Everything is fine with a windows client. Strangely with a Mac OS X client (Firefox, safari, IE) the file is well

Re: [Flashcoders] problem with Delegate and scope

2006-03-16 Thread Manuel Saint-Victor
It definitely does. I was starting to suspect that looking at all of the examples. So I guess the only workaround for scope in my own functions is to dispatch events and have classes listen for them. Mani On 3/16/06, Alain Rousseau [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi Manuel, The thing about

Re: [Flashcoders] problem with Delegate and scope

2006-03-16 Thread Manuel Saint-Victor
Okay that cleared up a lot for me and saved me countless hours-!! Thank you! Mani On 3/16/06, Alain Rousseau [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi Manuel, The thing about Delegate is that you can't just call it like that. It is supposed to be used either with eventHandling onSomething = or with

[Flashcoders] When is destroyObject() actually done?

2006-03-16 Thread Keith Takayesu
Hey everyone... We have a problem within a custom component that we are building. In this component, we are instantiating a number of rows of components (TextInput, ComboBoxes) on the fly. They are named sequentially... RowCombo1, rowCombo2, Etc. We have a separate button on the page that

Re: [Flashcoders] crosspost: update your flash-players immediately

2006-03-16 Thread Fumio Nonaka
I got the url from the following post: [Flashcoders] updating the ide-players http://chattyfig.figleaf.com/pipermail/flashcoders/2006-March/162063.html _ Fumio Nonaka wrote: Have the players 8.0r24 for developers including debug version and SAFlashPlayer been available, too? Thanks,

Re: [Flashcoders] updating the ide-players

2006-03-16 Thread Fumio Nonaka
Thank you very much, micha. I have been looking for the url. :) _ Michael Stuhr wrote: http://www.macromedia.com/support/flashplayer/downloads.html ~30MB wtf ? :-) Fumio Nonaka mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] http://www.FumioNonaka.com/ My bookshttp://www.FumioNonaka.com/Books/index.html Flash

RE: [Flashcoders] best 360VR panorama

2006-03-16 Thread Tom Versweyveld
Thanx for the info Alan, 3Dvista seems like the right tool for the job, and it does support hotspots...! I'll let you know if I find anything better... tom -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Alan Shaw Sent: donderdag 16 maart 2006 16:38 To:

Re: [Flashcoders] When is destroyObject() actually done?

2006-03-16 Thread eric dolecki
I believe that the GC needs a frame or two to go through and clean house. Depending on your frame rate, a quick setTimeout could work. FYI - I think the runtime Flash cycle consists of graphics update, AS code execution, and event handling, in that order. If graphics update or code execution bogs

[Flashcoders] percent loaded?

2006-03-16 Thread Edward Hotchkiss
i guess that my code is being deleted on each enter frame. once it loads completely, the text finally shows up, and then the next frame shows up also. why doesnt this one frame preloader, second frame website preloader work??? this is really bugging me, that i have to put code on a movieclip,

Re: [Flashcoders] percent loaded?

2006-03-16 Thread eric dolecki
Are you using a bunch of components? Do you have large assets with linkage set to export on Frame1? I don't think you've given us enough information. - e.dolecki On 3/16/06, Edward Hotchkiss [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: i guess that my code is being deleted on each enter frame. once it loads

Re: [Flashcoders] percent loaded?

2006-03-16 Thread Edward Hotchkiss
I have several fonts, and several mp3s totaling about 600k in the library, set for export on frame 1 with linkage. - Original Message - From: eric dolecki [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: Flashcoders mailing list flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com Sent: Thursday, March 16, 2006 11:44 AM Subject:

[Flashcoders] More Player update problems...

2006-03-16 Thread Isaac Rivera
Ok, not only I cant get the player in the authoring environment to update (it continues to trace 8,0,22,0), but after replacing the projector players included in the macromedia downloads for mac: http://download.macromedia.com/pub/flashplayer/updaters/8/ sa_flashplayer_8_all_release.hqx

Re: [Flashcoders] best 360VR panorama

2006-03-16 Thread Michael Bedar
Following one of those links, i got to this page.. http://nodename.com/lab/dispmapPano/ anyone have source to these examples? I've been playing with distortion maps, but this effect is alluding me:( On Mar 16, 2006, at 11:26 AM, eric dolecki wrote: You might wanna hold off a day or two

Re: [Flashcoders] updating the ide-players

2006-03-16 Thread Fumio Nonaka
I installed the players on Flash 8/Mac OS X. While the plug-ins and the standalone players seem to be updated, getVersion() in the test movie returns 8,0,22,0, which is not new version of 8.0r24. Could any Mac users successfully update the Test Movie Player? _ Michael Stuhr wrote:

Re: [Flashcoders] percent loaded?

2006-03-16 Thread Éric Thibault
Here is what I use in a preload.as included in frame 1 and the rest of the animation on frame 2

Re: [Flashcoders] When is destroyObject() actually done?

2006-03-16 Thread Rich Rodecker
i always thought it was code execute, update graphics... On 3/16/06, eric dolecki [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I believe that the GC needs a frame or two to go through and clean house. Depending on your frame rate, a quick setTimeout could work. FYI - I think the runtime Flash cycle consists of

RE: [Flashcoders] percent loaded?

2006-03-16 Thread Kevin Aebig
There used to be an old problem that might be the cause of your troubles. When a movie starts, sometimes the getBytesLoaded returns a value before getBytesTotal has finished. So your condition of bLoaded tBytes is rendered inadequate. You could add tBytes 8 to make sure that totalBytes has

Re: [Flashcoders] updating the ide-players

2006-03-16 Thread Michael Stuhr
Fumio Nonaka schrieb: Thank you very much, micha. I have been looking for the url. :) _ Michael Stuhr wrote: http://www.macromedia.com/support/flashplayer/downloads.html ~30MB wtf ? :-) Fumio Nonaka mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] http://www.FumioNonaka.com/ My

[Flashcoders] Question for XML Style Junkies

2006-03-16 Thread Merrill, Jason
My XML file takes the following form: ?xml version=1.0 encoding=iso-8859-1? home banner imageUrl=media/banner.jpg x=0 y=0/ bar title=Home x=10 y=0 width=750 height=30/ panels panel title=Message x=10 y=10 height=150 width=250 button title=Read Article action=switchTab/

Re: [Flashcoders] OT: PSP getting the Flash Player this spring!

2006-03-16 Thread John Dowdell
judah wrote: What I'd like to know is what version, Flash 8.5, Flash 8, Flash Lite, Flash IDE? This is Sony's deal to announce, and I don't have additional details myself. Some of the articles I've read refer to Flash Player 6, but I haven't seen a transcript of the Sony executive's speech

Re: [Flashcoders] updating the ide-players

2006-03-16 Thread Michael Stuhr
Fumio Nonaka schrieb: I installed the players on Flash 8/Mac OS X. While the plug-ins and the standalone players seem to be updated, getVersion() in the test movie returns 8,0,22,0, which is not new version of 8.0r24. Could any Mac users successfully update the Test Movie Player? _

Re: [Flashcoders] updating the ide-players

2006-03-16 Thread Isaac Rivera
That has nothing to do with this issue. The uninstaller removes the internet player, not the stand alone players. Running the uninstaller and then checking for the stand- alones confirms it. However, just to prove myself wrong and solve the issue. I did. Then re-installed. In any case,

Re: [Flashcoders] updating the ide-players

2006-03-16 Thread Fumio Nonaka
Thank you for your comments, micha and Isaac. I ran the uninstaller before installed the players. And all the players in the players folder in Flash 8 seem to be updated to 8.0r24. But only in the Test Movie, [List variables], getVersion() and System.capabilities.version return 8,0,22,0. I

Re: [Flashcoders] Memory leak in Flash projector

2006-03-16 Thread Steve Mathews
http://www.iarsn.com/taskinfo.html On 3/15/06, Darren Cook [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: There was also a utility that someone on the team found that would force it to release the memory. But it was Windows only, and we had to support Mac so we ended up taking it out. Do you have a link or a

Re: [Flashcoders] updating the ide-players

2006-03-16 Thread Michael Stuhr
Fumio Nonaka schrieb: Thank you for your comments, micha and Isaac. I ran the uninstaller before installed the players. And all the players in the players folder in Flash 8 seem to be updated to 8.0r24. But only in the Test Movie, [List variables], getVersion() and

Re: [Flashcoders] OT: PSP getting the Flash Player this spring!

2006-03-16 Thread John Giotta
Version 6 isn't to bad, but a few my ideas may have to downgraded ;-) ___ 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

Re: [Flashcoders] updating the ide-players

2006-03-16 Thread JesterXL
Late in the thread, but to update the IDE players you need to: - go to C:\Program Files\Macromedia\Flash 8\Players\Debug - copy SAFlashPlayer.data, SAFlashPlayer.exe, and SAFlashPlayer.rsrc - paste over files in C:\Program Files\Macromedia\Flash 8\Players - reboot Flash 8

Re: [Flashcoders] OT: PSP getting the Flash Player this spring!

2006-03-16 Thread JesterXL
Hey, at least we get AS2 with 6. That's better than friggin Flash Lite 1.1 with Flash 4 syntax. - Original Message - From: John Giotta [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: Flashcoders mailing list flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com Sent: Thursday, March 16, 2006 1:07 PM Subject: Re: [Flashcoders] OT:

Re: [Flashcoders] percent loaded?

2006-03-16 Thread Edward Hotchkiss
maybe it does have something to do with my libraries mp3s or fonts? or with a drawing class i use... if someone could look at my fla, the preload is on the bottom of the AS. this would be greatly appreciated... fla: http://www.murderdesign.com/default.zip - Original Message - From:

Re: [Flashcoders] Question for XML Style Junkies

2006-03-16 Thread khair
??? CDATA tag inside attribute ??? --Keith H-- - Original Message - From: Merrill, Jason [EMAIL PROTECTED] Date: Thursday, March 16, 2006 12:08 pm Subject: [Flashcoders] Question for XML Style Junkies My XML file takes the following form: ?xml version=1.0 encoding=iso-8859-1?

Re: [Flashcoders] Question for XML Style Junkies

2006-03-16 Thread Jim Berkey
I don't know a ton about xml, but I use p and p class=headline and br / and hr / and a href=http://somewhere.com;Somewhere.com website/a tags directly in the xml file amongst text without problems. a separate css file defines the elements. I've never used the CDATA tags or seen the need for

RE: [Flashcoders] Question for XML Style Junkies

2006-03-16 Thread Merrill, Jason
. I've never used the CDATA tags or seen the need for them in xml files? I don't know what parser you use, but with XPath, I have experienced many problems with HTML inside an XML file when I don't use CDATA. I use CDATA tags and a different XPath method to access it and it works fine. Thanks,

Re: [Flashcoders] updating the ide-players

2006-03-16 Thread Isaac Rivera
You are assuming the player is updated and the IDE is miss-reporting the version. How do you come to this conclusion? Assuming the players are the same inside and outside the IDE, why do they report the correct version when run outside the IDE (i.e. clicking on a swf on the desktop and

Re: [Flashcoders] Question for XML Style Junkies

2006-03-16 Thread khair
You shouldn't use the CDATA tag in an XML attribute. But if you are really desparate to put HTML formatting in XML attributes You can use URL Encode the attribute values with an escape() function... then have Flash unescape() the attributes when you load it back into flash However this is only

RE: [Flashcoders] Question for XML Style Junkies

2006-03-16 Thread Merrill, Jason
Thanks - and yeah, this XML will eventually be built dynamically from a ColdFusion script - I think I will just stay away from using CDATA inside attributes. Thanks to everyone who responded. Jason Merrill | E-Learning Solutions | icfconsulting.com -Original Message-

Re: [Flashcoders] Question for XML Style Junkies

2006-03-16 Thread Jim Kremens
CDATA is a type of node - can't put CDATA in an attribute. Jim Kremens On 3/16/06, [EMAIL PROTECTED] [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: You shouldn't use the CDATA tag in an XML attribute. But if you are really desparate to put HTML formatting in XML attributes You can use URL Encode the attribute

RE: [Flashcoders] Question for XML Style Junkies

2006-03-16 Thread Merrill, Jason
CDATA is a type of node Ah! - the light bulb comes on over my head. That should have been obvious to me. Thanks! Jason Merrill | E-Learning Solutions | icfconsulting.com -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:flashcoders- [EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Jim

[Flashcoders] AS IDE for OSX

2006-03-16 Thread Nik Derewianka
Hey all, Title pretty much says it - what are peoples using for an AS IDE on the mac ? Flash itself is actually worse than director in this regard, SEPY is great on PC, cant even do copy and paste on a mac and last build seems broken, ive seen some blog posts regarding AS integration into Xcode

Re: [Flashcoders] percent loaded?

2006-03-16 Thread Weyert de Boer
It's probably the AS2 classes you import these are loaded before first frame one, meaning before your stuff gets executed. You could consider when you don't use these classes in frame 1 to be loaded ona different frame i.e. frame 2. File - Publish Settings - Action Script 2 button

Re: [Flashcoders] AS IDE for OSX

2006-03-16 Thread Aaron Smith
you can do all that with textMate.. are you not using svn with it? ( control + Shift + A )( use you mouse to point to what youw ant to run SVN commands on It works great!.. and how you can write snippets is great also.. just write a snippet to do mtasc compiling.. and whatever else..

Re: [Flashcoders] OT: PSP getting the Flash Player this spring!

2006-03-16 Thread John Giotta
ActionScript 2.0 was introduced in Flash Player 7 or Flash MX 2004 On 3/16/06, JesterXL [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hey, at least we get AS2 with 6. That's better than friggin Flash Lite 1.1 with Flash 4 syntax. - Original Message - From: John Giotta [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: Flashcoders

Re: [Flashcoders] AS IDE for OSX

2006-03-16 Thread Sam Thorne
The XCode posts may be over a year old, but they still work pretty well. svn included in the ide, and you can make nice project templates with auto filling classnames and so on. It's what I use for development, plus Mike Chambers' publish script for Flash or something else to call mtasc.

Re: [Flashcoders] AS IDE for OSX

2006-03-16 Thread Mischa Williamson
Thanks for the heads-up on the free SDK Darron, oh, and your informative posts about AS3 ;) Now just got to port my AS3 code base from alpha to beta *sigh* Incidentally, anyone had any problems with the Math parser in AS3? I ran into some wierd issues porting Robert Penner's easing equations in

Re: [Flashcoders] percent loaded?

2006-03-16 Thread Mick G
In your publish settings try export your classes in frame 2 (with your preloader on frame 1) - has worked for me when using some beefy components before. On 3/17/06, Weyert de Boer [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: It's probably the AS2 classes you import these are loaded before first frame one,

Re: [Flashcoders] AS IDE for OSX

2006-03-16 Thread Michael Bianco
I use Xcode with a custom debugging utility: http://osflash.org/xcode_actionscript_integration?s=xcode http://developer.mabwebdesign.com/xtrace.html On 3/16/06, Mischa Williamson [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Thanks for the heads-up on the free SDK Darron, oh, and your informative posts about AS3

[Flashcoders] Position objects evenly around ellipse

2006-03-16 Thread Merrill, Jason
Would anyone have a function, class, formula, idea whatever that would allow me to calculate X and Y values to place an n number of movie clips evenly spaced around an ellipse/oval shape? The number of clips can vary based on external data. The ellipse would also have to be calculated I suppose,

[Flashcoders] Re: swfdraw2jpg database table settings

2006-03-16 Thread Rafael Benitez
Hi All, if you're familiar with the swfdraw2jpg application, hope you can advise on the following: - how do I set up the MySQL database table 'drawingstable'? What fields should be in this database? - I've tried creating a MySQL 'drawingstable' table with the following fields: id, user, comment,

Re: [Flashcoders] Position objects evenly around ellipse

2006-03-16 Thread Ryan Matsikas
I have some code I used in a project todo a similiar idea.. this should get you started.. puts the clips around a perfect circle.. you'll have to play with it a bit. var clipPosition:Number = 0; function setPosition(p_clip:MovieClip):Void { clipPosition += 60; var r:Number =

RE: [Flashcoders] Position objects evenly around ellipse

2006-03-16 Thread Merrill, Jason
Thanks very much Ryan - looks like a good start - I can use maybe a little of that, but an ellipse is also mathematically quite different, and I'm not sure how I would go about modifying your example to fit an ellipse shape. Plus, it seems (though I haven't tested it) you are hard coding values

Re: [Flashcoders] Position objects evenly around ellipse

2006-03-16 Thread Andy Johnston
heres a js library has an oval function... might be of some use to get you going http://www.walterzorn.com/jsgraphics/jsgraphics_e.htm Thanks very much Ryan - looks like a good start - I can use maybe a little of that, but an ellipse is also mathematically quite different, and I'm not sure

Re: [Flashcoders] Find Nearest Color?

2006-03-16 Thread Ron Wheeler
If a color can be treated as a point in a 3-d cube 256 units on each side, you can use the formula in this reference http://www.uwm.edu/~ericskey/TANOTES/Ageometry/node10.html to calculate the distance between 2 colors. I have not tried this but it would seem logical that this would work Ron

[Flashcoders] Album Art and Sound.id3

2006-03-16 Thread Justin Raymond
Does anyone know if you can get album art (jpg) through sound.id3, I have managed to get most of the other tags. Is this possible? Many thanks Justin # Note: This correspondence and any files transmitted with it

Re: [Flashcoders] Album Art and Sound.id3

2006-03-16 Thread Michael Bedar
Don't think so, but you can use the info to download it from amazon using their web api. On Mar 16, 2006, at 11:29 PM, Justin Raymond wrote: Does anyone know if you can get album art (jpg) through sound.id3, I have managed to get most of the other tags. Is this possible? Many thanks Justin

Re: [Flashcoders] Question for XML Style Junkies

2006-03-16 Thread GregoryN
Sorry for late response, Jason. I would use: content title![CDATA[SomebrHTML Text in brhere]]/title body![CDATA[Lorem Ipsum Paragraph Text Here]]/body /content As Jim noticed, CDATA is a type of node . -- Best regards, GregoryN