RE: [Flashcoders] RE: weather web service

2006-08-21 Thread Bjorn Schultheiss
I'm sure there are more. In firefox I use the accuweather extension that must be pulling its data from a feed also. What about those weather widgets on MAC, they'd be using another feed I guess. Regards, Bjorn Schultheiss Senior Flash Developer QDC Technologies -Original Message-

Re: [Flashcoders] htacess and loaded SWFs

2006-08-21 Thread Jay Bibby
Cheers, Haikal! That's just the information I was looking for. Let's hope they change that soon. regards, Jay -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Haikal Saadh Sent: Monday, 21 August 2006 1:51 PM To: Flashcoders mailing list Subject: Re:

RE: [Flashcoders] RE: weather web service

2006-08-21 Thread Robin Burrer
Yes there definitely must be more. Even the yahoo weather widget shows the forecast for the next four days. So it must be using a different feed too (the yahoo feed just gives you the forecast for the next day). Robin -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL

[Flashcoders] Classes, Components and a Greyed out box ...

2006-08-21 Thread Stephen Ford
I have a preloader class for my app that doesn't appear until more than half way through the loading of my entire application. This is because I have a flash v2 combo box further along in my application. I should know this, but how do I get my preloader (which is a class of it's own) up and

RE: [Flashcoders] Classes, Components and a Greyed out box ...

2006-08-21 Thread Darren Bowers
Hi Stephen, Check the linkage properties of the component in the library and uncheck export in first frame. HTH -Original Message- From: Stephen Ford [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Monday, 21 August 2006 3:15 PM To: flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com Subject: [Flashcoders] Classes,

Re: [Flashcoders] PRINTJOB HELL, PRINTJOB NIGHTMARE with several PAGES

2006-08-21 Thread Meinte van't Kruis
Very cool idea Haikal! Certainly seems the best option for text printing, I'm going to try it one day. thanks, -Meinte On 8/21/06, Haikal Saadh [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: My approach to printing oodles of multiline text is to let the browser do it: * When the print button is pressed, save

Re: [Flashcoders] ClassFactory and Reflection in Actionscript

2006-08-21 Thread Miguel Serrano
The problem is not passing the arguments, but how many arguments pass. I can't use a text file, there I could only store basic types, but not complex properties nor objects. I think about a dirty solution: public class ClassFactory{ public static function createInstance(className:String,

Re: [Flashcoders] RE: Best way to learn OO Analysis and Design with ActionScript

2006-08-21 Thread james
I battled furiously to get my head around Object-Oriented Programming with Actionscript http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0735711836/sr=8-2/qid=1156121055/ref=sr_1_2/103-4690969-4407040?ie=UTF8 only to find that looking back a lot of the explanations largely added to my confusion. IMHO your

Re: [Flashcoders] ClassFactory and Reflection in Actionscript

2006-08-21 Thread Meinte van't Kruis
in the last case an eval might take some work out of your hands. -Meinte On 8/21/06, Miguel Serrano [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: The problem is not passing the arguments, but how many arguments pass. I can't use a text file, there I could only store basic types, but not complex properties nor

Re: [Flashcoders] RE: Best way to learn OO Analysis and Designwith ActionScript

2006-08-21 Thread jcarlos
I´ve made several attempts to reduce my OO blindness but I only could find a very sound help with Head First Design Patterns http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0596007124/104-4304575-8058314?v=glancen=283155 it is Java based, but it doesn´t matter, the style, the examples, it makes you laugh

[Flashcoders] Capped MovieClip._rotation, what can be done?

2006-08-21 Thread Bart Wttewaall
Hi Flashcoders, I've been busy recreating the famous PageFlip application and I've noticed something weird. It seems that movieclips have a limitation to their rotation. When I turn over a page in the application, there are visible errors in the shadows and masks that make this page up. They

Re: [Flashcoders] Capped MovieClip._rotation, what can be done?

2006-08-21 Thread Mike Cobb
- As I understand it, flash is limited to rotating objects in steps of 0.1 degrees. Mike Bart Wttewaall wrote: Hi Flashcoders, I've been busy recreating the famous PageFlip application and I've noticed something weird. It seems that movieclips have a limitation to their rotation. When I

Re: [Flashcoders] Capped MovieClip._rotation, what can be done?

2006-08-21 Thread Bart Wttewaall
Just as I thought.. Whoever thought that up should have a good spanking! It might be sufficient for small movieclips, but it's quite noticable with large movieclips such as a page in my application that measures almost half of the Stage. Makes me wonder though; how about a line being drawn at

[Flashcoders] working with dynamic images using mysql database

2006-08-21 Thread bhasker u
HI, all I was trying to incorporate a small interface in my flash site where I would like to load 9 thumbnails(images) in 3*3 grid, when ever the mouse moves on to thumbnails should able to show the enlarged view in given space defined beside the thumbs, loading the images from a folder is quite

Re: [Flashcoders] PHP sessions in AS2

2006-08-21 Thread james
At 17:04 19/08/2006, Jamie P wrote: Cookies are automatically passed by the browser along with your http request to the server so sessions will work as normal in Flash (when using Flash embedded in a web page or even when viewing a swf in the browser??). Sessions seem to work normally (i.e.

RE: [Flashcoders] Best way to learn OO Analysis and Design with ActionScript

2006-08-21 Thread Merrill, Jason
I also recommend downloading an Enterprise Architect trial http://www.sparxsystems.com/ or Poseidon Hmmm, I think however that software like Enterprise Architect is far too complex and requires at least minimal UML knowledge for someone just trying to wrap their head around OOP. It's a great

RE: [Flashcoders] vars with $

2006-08-21 Thread Merrill, Jason
Curious, what does, mechanically generated code mean? Space robots? Jason Merrill Bank of America Learning Organization Effectiveness - Technology Solutions ___ Flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com To change your subscription options or search the

Re: [Flashcoders] working with dynamic images using mysql database

2006-08-21 Thread julien castelain
hi, you should have a look at amfphp (www.amfphp.org) it's really cool :) On 8/21/06, bhasker u [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: HI, all I was trying to incorporate a small interface in my flash site where I would like to load 9 thumbnails(images) in 3*3 grid, when ever the mouse moves on to

Re: [Flashcoders] vars with $

2006-08-21 Thread Alias
I disagree. We use them to denote class members, and I've found it very effective. Alias On 8/18/06, Greg Burch [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Using $ in flash is just wierd :). There is no special meaning - I don't think it should even be valid. On 8/18/06, Tom Lee [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I've

RE: [Flashcoders] RE: weather web service

2006-08-21 Thread Robert Chyko
Guess actually sending the link might help http://www.nws.noaa.gov/forecasts/xml/ -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Robert Chyko Sent: Monday, August 21, 2006 10:05 AM To: Flashcoders mailing list Subject: RE: [Flashcoders] RE: weather

[Flashcoders] Re: Flashcoders Digest, Vol 19, Issue 63

2006-08-21 Thread wouter
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RE: [Flashcoders] RE: weather web service

2006-08-21 Thread Robert Chyko
Haven't used it, but I remembered seeing this before. I'm assuming it is US only though... So may not be of any help. -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Robin Burrer Sent: Monday, August 21, 2006 2:27 AM To: Flashcoders mailing list

[Flashcoders] Using assets from external SWF

2006-08-21 Thread Samúel Jónasson
Hi everyone, I am trying to find out how to use external SWF as a library of assets that I can instantiate in my as3 projects. I have gone through several articles that almost explain this. One in particular is Loading Flex Skins at Runtime at http://blogs.adobe.com/kiwi/2006/07/ Basically

Re: [Flashcoders] Using assets from external SWF

2006-08-21 Thread Matthew Ganz
hi. i don't have the answer to your question but i did see this post on keith peters' blog this morning that may help you out: http://www.bit-101.com/blog/?p=853 - Original Message - From: Samúel Jónasson [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com Sent: Monday, August

[Flashcoders] How does registerClass() / registerClassAlias() work internally?

2006-08-21 Thread Marcelo de Moraes Serpa
It always intrigued me how this method worked internally. First, when I register this (AS2): Object.registerClass('mylinkageid_or_myobjectname',myclass); 1)How does flash knows that each time I create a new instance of the object/movieclip symbol it should attach it to the class specified? Is

Re: [Flashcoders] Using assets from external SWF

2006-08-21 Thread Samúel Jónasson
His. thank you for your response. I had read this article as well but didn't find the solution to my problem. It is really important for me not to have to compile my app when the skin changes - so they need to load at runtime. So if I have two files: - assets.swf - app.swf ...the

[Flashcoders] JOB: Full time and contract work at ID Society in New York

2006-08-21 Thread Mike Brittain
ID Society (New York, NY) is currently looking for a full-time, on-site ActionScript developer who has some experience with standards-compliant XHTML and CSS development. Please see our recent job posting: http://jobs.37signals.com/jobs/361 I would also like to hear from any contractors

Re: [Flashcoders] How does registerClass() / registerClassAlias() work internally?

2006-08-21 Thread Martin Wood
Marcelo de Moraes Serpa wrote: It always intrigued me how this method worked internally. First, when I register this (AS2): Object.registerClass('mylinkageid_or_myobjectname',myclass); 1)How does flash knows that each time I create a new instance of the object/movieclip symbol it should

[Flashcoders] oop question kind of...

2006-08-21 Thread [b) a d i
Hi, i've noticed that just because you call delete on a movie clip or even an object doesn't mean that it totally goes away. Does anyone know how to destroy and object and really have it go away since there are no destructors in as2? thanks b ___

Re: [Flashcoders] oop question kind of...

2006-08-21 Thread Alias
AS2 uses reference counted garbage collection, so to completely delete an object, you must delete all other objects that refer to it. Calling delete on a movie clip only removes the reference to the movieclip object on the stage. HTH, Alias On 8/21/06, [b) a d i [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi,

Re: [Flashcoders] oop question kind of...

2006-08-21 Thread Ramon Miguel M. Tayag
Have you tried mc.removeMovieClip() ? On 8/21/06, [b) a d i [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi, i've noticed that just because you call delete on a movie clip or even an object doesn't mean that it totally goes away. Does anyone know how to destroy and object and really have it go away since there

RE: [Flashcoders] RE: weather web service

2006-08-21 Thread Wade Arnold
You must register and create an account. Then you will get email instructions for access to the sdk. https://registration.weather.com/ursa/xmloap/step1? -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Robert Chyko Sent: Monday, August 21, 2006 9:07

Re: [Flashcoders] Using assets from external SWF

2006-08-21 Thread Samúel Jónasson
Solved it. Actually I was complicating things when trying to use the samples in other articles. Do this if you are interested in checking: - Create a skin.swf - Create one symbol and export it as Button_up - Publish to build the swf. - Use the following to include the skin at runtime.

Re: [Flashcoders] Re: Flashcoders Digest, Vol 19, Issue 63

2006-08-21 Thread Bart Wttewaall
Wouter, wil je flashcoders uit je auto-respond lijst halen? 2000+ mensen zitten daar niet op te wachten ;) Groeten, Bart 2006/8/21, [EMAIL PROTECTED] [EMAIL PROTECTED]: Geachte heer/mevrouw, Ik ben t/m 25 augustus afwezig. Ik zal uw mail daarna zo snel mogelijk in behandeling nemen. Voor

[Flashcoders] Multiple html formattings in a TextField

2006-08-21 Thread Rui Duarte Silva
Hi, Suppose I have a Dynamic TextField on the stage and I want to: 1. Insert html formatting such as font face=”Arial”This normal ArialbrbThis is Arial Bold/bbriThis Arial Italic/i/font 2. Embed the font (in order to allow it to be masked and to keep anti-aliasing) 3. Use it under a mask Is

[Flashcoders] Word processor in Flash

2006-08-21 Thread Catalin Negrila
I've been looking for a while for a word processor component that would extend the functionality of the basic rich text editor from Flash but I couldn't find any. We are in the planning stages for a new project and one of the key things that we would need is a text editor able to handle at

[Flashcoders] Links disappearing, sometimes

2006-08-21 Thread Chris Clinton
Why do my links appear on come computers and not on others? I have four areas that contain links in my swf and some computers don't show them. They show the animation and images, just not the items I have linked. Upon closer examination it appears as though the person needs to download the latest

[Flashcoders] Accessing DB files from a Flash Projector ?

2006-08-21 Thread Guy McLoughlin
Hi All, I would like to be able to access compact database files ( using a DB format with built-in compression ) from a Flash projector without requiring the user to have a DB app installed. This should be a stand-alone runtime solution. Right now I am thinking of using Zinc with DB DLL

RE: [Flashcoders] Word processor in Flash

2006-08-21 Thread Merrill, Jason
I recently went through this - and am still building one now for a project. You can use the TextFormat class - works nicely for the text. However, it doesn't handle img tags - so it's very difficult to insert an IMG tag and then manually delete it later because in so doing, it screws up Flash's

Re: [Flashcoders] oop question kind of...

2006-08-21 Thread [b) a d i
Have you tried mc.removeMovieClip() ? yes...i should have mentioned it... a little background... this is a question i've had for a long time, but didn't have anyone to ask it to :)...i've been on the macromedia forums, but most of the time i don't get the answer i need or i get some wise-aker

Re: [Flashcoders] oop question kind of...

2006-08-21 Thread Ian Thomas
On 8/21/06, [b) a d i [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: the problem i have is after calling removeMovieClip or delete is that when i need to re-instantiate the object...it's either corrupt or not created properly...i was a little upset to find so many dangling pointers after i went thru so much trouble

Re: [Flashcoders] oop question kind of...

2006-08-21 Thread Alias
Hi there, For what it's worth... Previous to flash 8, the flash player uses both reference counting and mark/sweep garbage collection, which kicks in every 60 seconds or so, or when the number of allocated objects is increased by 20%. So the reference counting takes care of the objects without

Re: [Flashcoders] Using assets from external SWF

2006-08-21 Thread Marcelo de Moraes Serpa
Hmmm... it seems that AVM2 has solved the classic problem we had with Flash that forced us to use RSL to do this kind of thing? I mean, we couldn´t just load a swf and use it´s assets on the parent context and vice-versa... is it possible with flex 2? Marcelo. On 8/21/06, Samúel Jónasson [EMAIL

Re: [Flashcoders] Actionscript 3.0 compiler Qs

2006-08-21 Thread Kevin Newman
Sweet! Thanks for the info. Kevin N. Nicolas Cannasse wrote: Here are some things I've been wondering about Actionscript 3.0s compiler and runtime engines: I'm assuming AS 3.0 compiles to a bytecode. What kind of bytecode does it compile to? Is it more like Java/.NET CLR, or more like

Re: [Flashcoders] oop question kind of...

2006-08-21 Thread badimalik
Have you tried using some kind of factory type approach to manage your deletion/creation? yes, i use adts quite often...in fact i use the mvc pattern for quite a few apps i create. So i have views that instantiate whatever movieclips it needs and deletes them when it doesn't need them. the

Re: [Flashcoders] oop question kind of...

2006-08-21 Thread Johannes Nel
it sounds to me that you are using the same depth or instance name for a new clip before removing the old one. On 8/21/06, [EMAIL PROTECTED] [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Have you tried using some kind of factory type approach to manage your deletion/creation? yes, i use adts quite often...in fact

Re: [Flashcoders] Actionscript 3.0 compiler Qs

2006-08-21 Thread Marcelo de Moraes Serpa
Thanks for the valuable information Nicolas. I strongly think you should write a book on Flash Player internals! This would be the missing piece for mastering the flash platform... I really miss this kind of information and a good dummie introduction to them (There's isn't such a book

[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] Actionscript 3.0 compiler Qs

2006-08-21 Thread Martin Wood
Does the compiled code get recompiled during runtime to machine code (like a JIT compiler) or does it get interpreted? Some Adobe presentation on the subjet was saying that all the code get JIT'ed, except the $iinit and $cinit functions which are the one defining the classes and initializing

Re: [Flashcoders] Better XML parsin

2006-08-21 Thread Johannes Nel
xpath On 8/21/06, Flash Mel [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: 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] Accessing DB files from a Flash Projector ?

2006-08-21 Thread jim
SWFStudio with the SQLite plugin has worked well for me. Jim -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Guy McLoughlin Sent: 21 August 2006 17:27 To: Flashcoders mailing list Subject: [Flashcoders] Accessing DB files from a Flash Projector ? Hi

[Flashcoders] [Fwd: relay responder method never called]

2006-08-21 Thread Bbt Lists
Can things like whitespace produce this kind of result? How about spaces instead of tabs (code formating)? Just having a hard time tracking this issue down. Just to recap, and possibly add more info: I had a remoting project that just stopped working. I put traces in on the method that calls

Re: [Flashcoders] Using assets from external SWF

2006-08-21 Thread Samúel Jónasson
Yes this is easy in Flex 2. And it's not just the assets that you can use. You can use anything in the loaded swf as if it was in the main movie. Sammi Marcelo de Moraes Serpa wrote: Hmmm... it seems that AVM2 has solved the classic problem we had with Flash that forced us to use RSL to

Re: [Flashcoders] Multiple html formattings in a TextField

2006-08-21 Thread R.A. Williamson
Rui, You'll need to embed three versions of Arial (normal, bold, and italic), for this to work. -rw Date: Mon, 21 Aug 2006 17:06:13 +0100 From: Rui Duarte Silva [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: [Flashcoders] Multiple html formattings in a TextField To: FlashCoders Mailing List

Re: [Flashcoders] oop question kind of...

2006-08-21 Thread Dan Rogers
I've also found a few quirks with removeMovieClip... however most of them seem to be related to depth. I use this class whenever I remove a clip (dynamically attached or otherwise), and it seems to do the trick. /** The MovieClipRemover class is a static utility class which removes

Re: [Flashcoders] Actionscript 3.0 compiler Qs

2006-08-21 Thread David Rorex
On 8/21/06, Martin Wood [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Does the compiled code get recompiled during runtime to machine code (like a JIT compiler) or does it get interpreted? Some Adobe presentation on the subjet was saying that all the code get JIT'ed, except the $iinit and $cinit functions which

Re: [Flashcoders] Better XML parsin

2006-08-21 Thread David Rorex
I kinda like XMLShortcuts: http://www.shockwave-india.com/blog/?search=XMLShortcuts On 8/21/06, Johannes Nel [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: xpath On 8/21/06, Flash Mel [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hello everyone, There has to be a better way to parse XML. Using for loops seems antiquated. Could

Re: Re: [Flashcoders] oop question kind of...

2006-08-21 Thread John Mark Hawley
Using the same depth is fine -- it completely replaces the original clip at that depth, eh? From: Johannes Nel [EMAIL PROTECTED] Date: 2006/08/21 Mon PM 02:05:56 CDT To: Flashcoders mailing list flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com Subject: Re: [Flashcoders] oop question kind of... it

Re: [Flashcoders] Better XML parsin

2006-08-21 Thread regen
The new xml class in AS3 is really cool too. David Rorex wrote: I kinda like XMLShortcuts: http://www.shockwave-india.com/blog/?search=XMLShortcuts On 8/21/06, Johannes Nel [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: xpath On 8/21/06, Flash Mel [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hello everyone, There has to be a

Re: [Flashcoders] Re: Flashcoders Digest, Vol 19, Issue 63

2006-08-21 Thread Count Schemula
Probably what he said... On 8/21/06, Bart Wttewaall [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Wouter, wil je flashcoders uit je auto-respond lijst halen? 2000+ mensen zitten daar niet op te wachten ;) Groeten, Bart 2006/8/21, [EMAIL PROTECTED] [EMAIL PROTECTED]: Geachte heer/mevrouw, Ik ben t/m 25 augustus

Re: [Flashcoders] Actionscript 3.0 compiler Qs

2006-08-21 Thread Chafic Kazoun
From what I know (And I am no expert on the Flash Player). The way the JIT process works, not everything is actually always JITed. Bytecode that is executed once may not tget JITed at all. But code that is accessed multiple times or deemed as a performance botleneck will get JITed. The

[Flashcoders] no0b's plea

2006-08-21 Thread Count Schemula
Just a reminder to you expert types... Please try to subscribe to Flashnewbie so we no0bs can get good answers to what are probably easy problems and keep our no0b chocolate our of your coder peanut butter. I try to post most of my questions in Flashnewbie and mostly lurk in Flashcoders, but,

Re: [Flashcoders] vars with $

2006-08-21 Thread ryanm
Curious, what does, mechanically generated code mean? Space robots? ...with the kicking and the biting with the metal teeth and the hurting and shoving. ryanm ___ Flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com To change your subscription options or search

[Flashcoders] RE: Better XML parsin

2006-08-21 Thread Jack Doyle
I wrote a class that might be useful to you. Just point it at your XML file and it'll load it and parse it into Arrays/Objects. See the top of the class file for some documentation. It can also reverse parse (dump an object back into XML format).

Re: [Flashcoders] oop question kind of...

2006-08-21 Thread Alias
In what way were they not deleted? How have you assertained this? Also, what syntax are you using for removeMovieClip? A common mistake is to pass a reference to the movie you want to delete as a parameter, like so: removeMovieClip(myMc) Whereas actually, removeMovieClip is a member function

Re: [Flashcoders] RE: Better XML parsin

2006-08-21 Thread Flash Mel
Jack - Awesome! I'm off to the store for a while, soon as I get back I'll give this a test. David - Thanks for the link. Looks useful as well. I'll give these a try and respond in a few thanks peeps. Cheers, fM On 8/21/06, Jack Doyle [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I wrote a class that might

[Flashcoders] Flash/Actionscript Coding conventions

2006-08-21 Thread Haikal Saadh
Hi all The earliest document I could find about coding conventions for flash and actionscript are from flash 5. Has anyone written up a guide for use AS2/3? I prefer to use my java/javascript conventions as a base, but that still excludes things like: * Naming symbols/linkages *

RE: [Flashcoders] Flash/Actionscript Coding conventions

2006-08-21 Thread Bjorn Schultheiss
The best place to find conventions is in the component framework, specifically the new flex framework uses upto date best practices. Otherwise there are AS2 best pratices docs on the adobe site, I think they were written by jen deHann Regards, Bjorn Schultheiss Senior Flash Developer QDC

Re: [Flashcoders] RE: Better XML parsin

2006-08-21 Thread R.A. Williamson
I've found XFactor Studio's XPath library to be invaluable: http://www.xfactorstudio.com/ In a similar vein, does anyone here use a solid alternative to XML config files, perhaps with server-side object serialization or some such? -rw Flash Mel wrote: Jack - Awesome! I'm off to the store

Re: [Flashcoders] Strange flashing bug

2006-08-21 Thread Tyson Tune
I wonder if what you all are seeing is a stack issue. Sometimes you can make what seem like nonesense changes that affect the way clips load. As I understand it, this has to do with memory allocation and event-listeners. So the idea is that adding something like a comment increases the

Re: [Flashcoders] RE: Better XML parsin

2006-08-21 Thread David Rorex
I've used JSON (http://json.org/) before, not for config files, but for exchanging data between flash, java, and php. It's quite easy to use for someone with actionscript/javascript experience, and there are parsing libraries for most other languages as well. On 8/21/06, R.A. Williamson [EMAIL

Re: [Flashcoders] FLV, attachMovie, and missing controls

2006-08-21 Thread Tyson Tune
You need to include the skin swf to have the controls present in your new swf. On Aug 20, 2006, at 3:37 PM, Jeff Jonez wrote: I have a 4 megabyte flv file that loads via attachMovie into my swf file. When I run from my computer everything works fine. Once I post the swf on the net, the

[Flashcoders] Day before duplication audio problem

2006-08-21 Thread Paul Steven
Banging my head trying to get to the bottom of a bug on a CDROM that should be going for duplication tomorrow. It is Flash 8 CDROM (PC Only) with a main container movie and various games loaded into it. The flash movie is loaded into a Director shell though I have tried it using Zinc and had the

Re: [Flashcoders] Day before duplication audio problem

2006-08-21 Thread Marc Hoffman
Can you test it outside of Director, to start isolating whether it's a Flash, Director, or the combination of the two? Also, are you testing on multiple machines, in order to isolate a potential hardware or driver problem? - Marc At 04:52 PM 8/21/2006, you wrote: Banging my head trying to

Re: [Flashcoders] Day before duplication audio problem

2006-08-21 Thread ben farrell
Well, I'll tell ya about a problem I had in a project of mine that sounded kinda similar. It was similar because we were loading mini resource intensive games into a main container movie - which in turn was in Zinc. Anyway I did end up having memory leaks, but it wasn't Flash's fault. I

[Flashcoders] Tab, tab, tab ...

2006-08-21 Thread Stephen Ford
I have a number of movieclips in my flash application. Within these movieclips is one textfield. The movieclips all have an AS2.0 class definition. The problem I am having is tabbing between the textfields within these movieclips and I don't know what the problem is. If I copy a few of the