[Flashcoders] Help Getting Size of Text Dynamically

2006-08-17 Thread Aaron Roberson
I am creating a dynamic drop down menu using XML and I am having trouble spacing out each menu item. Is there a way of determing the size of the text in each xml node? Thanks for your help, Aaron P.S. This menu is based on a tutorial at kirupa.com. Here is the XML: ?xml version=1.0

Re: [Flashcoders] Help Getting Size of Text Dynamically

2006-08-17 Thread Aaron Roberson
?) -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Aaron Roberson Sent: Thursday, August 17, 2006 1:55 PM To: flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com Subject: [Flashcoders] Help Getting Size of Text Dynamically I am creating a dynamic drop down menu using XML and I am

Re: [Flashcoders] Help Getting Size of Text Dynamically

2006-08-17 Thread Aaron Roberson
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Re: [Flashcoders] Help Getting Size of Text Dynamically

2006-08-17 Thread Aaron Roberson
based on it.. all on the fly. Let me know if any helps! ELENA BLANCO Blancomedia WEB APPLICATION ARCHITECT 920 HULL STREET HOOD RIVER, OR 97031 p: 541.490.4993 e: [EMAIL PROTECTED] w: http://www.blancomedia.com -Original Message- From: Aaron Roberson [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent

Re: [Flashcoders] Help Getting Size of Text Dynamically

2006-08-17 Thread Aaron Roberson
Elena, Option 2 is exactly the track I am currently taking! I am having a hard time adjusting the width of the movie clip based on the length of the text after setting it to auto size. Can you help? Here is my code: for (var i=0; inode_xml.childNodes.length; i++) { // movieclip for each menu

Re: [Flashcoders] Help Getting Size of Text Dynamically

2006-08-17 Thread Aaron Roberson
of the mc to its _x plus the 15px for spacing to get the _x of the next mc. On 8/17/06, Aaron Roberson [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I'm half way there... I figured out how to resize the movie clip based on the length of the text being loaded from the name attribute of the xml node. I added

Re: [Flashcoders] Help Getting Size of Text Dynamically

2006-08-17 Thread Aaron Roberson
= last_x + last_width; Option 2: // set the x to the width of the container curr_item._x = curr_menu._width; Option 3: // Set a fixed width curr_item._x = i*100; -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Aaron Roberson Sent: Thursday, August 17

[Flashcoders] Help Formating/Styling Dynamic Text

2006-08-22 Thread Aaron Roberson
When I dynamically load text into a dynamic textfield using xml the text does not remain bold. How can I get the dynamic text to be bold? Thanks in advance, Aaron ___ Flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com To change your subscription options or search the

Re: [Flashcoders] Help Formating/Styling Dynamic Text

2006-08-22 Thread Aaron Roberson
). -rw Aaron Roberson wrote: When I dynamically load text into a dynamic textfield using xml the text does not remain bold. How can I get the dynamic text to be bold? Thanks in advance, Aaron ___ Flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com To change your

Re: [Flashcoders] Help Formating/Styling Dynamic Text

2006-08-23 Thread Aaron Roberson
that it is a font symbol in the library). What am I missing? -Aaron On 8/23/06, Muzak [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: When adding a font symbol in the library, make sure to give it an 'Identifier' (right click Linkage.. Export for ActionScript) Muzak - Original Message - From: Aaron Roberson

[Flashcoders] Site Check Please

2006-09-12 Thread Aaron Roberson
I have a flash banner on my site that is parsing xml and displaying a navigation menu. I have recieved a couple of reports that some users are unable to click through to the pages linked in the navigation. Could as many as possible take a look at the site and tell me if the navigation works. If

Re: [Flashcoders] Site Check Please

2006-09-12 Thread Aaron Roberson
to the links no longer worked. -Aaron Aaron Roberson a écrit : I have a flash banner on my site that is parsing xml and displaying a navigation menu. I have recieved a couple of reports that some users are unable to click through to the pages linked in the navigation. Could as many as possible take

Re: [Flashcoders] Site Check Please

2006-09-12 Thread Aaron Roberson
be overkill to publish as Flash 9 just for a navigation system. On 9/12/06, Ryan Potter [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Once I installed flash 9 it worked fine. -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Aaron Roberson Sent: Tuesday, September 12, 2006 11

Re: [Flashcoders] Site Check Please

2006-09-15 Thread Aaron Roberson
] On Behalf Of Aaron Roberson Sent: Tuesday, September 12, 2006 1:47 PM To: Flashcoders mailing list Subject: Re: [Flashcoders] Site Check Please So it didn't work without Flash 9? Do you know if you had Flash 7 or 8 installed? Thanks, Aaron On 9/12/06, Ryan Potter [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Once I

Re: [Flashcoders] Problem with video chat on FMS

2006-09-15 Thread Aaron Roberson
Try the FlashCom chattyfig mailing list or the flashcomguru forum for help with FMS. -Aaron On 9/13/06, franto [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi all, i got problem with video chat application on FMS (Flash media server 2) all is descirbed here

[Flashcoders] Site Check Please - Problem with swfObject

2006-09-18 Thread Aaron Roberson
Please take a look at the folowing website: http://whitehorsemedia.com If you are visiting the page for the first time, the navigation in the Flash header does not load (I am using xml to define my navigation and actionscript to parse it). However, when you click on a link in the body of the

Re: [Flashcoders] Site Check Please - Problem with swfObject

2006-09-18 Thread Aaron Roberson
The navigation to the right of the horse and below the company name and tagline loaded on first try? What browswer are you using? -Aaron On 9/18/06, slangeberg [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Looked fine to me! Scott On 9/18/06, Aaron Roberson [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Please take a look

Re: [Flashcoders] Site Check Please - Problem with swfObject

2006-09-18 Thread Aaron Roberson
are not the intended recipient(s) of this message or if this message has been addressed to you in error, please notify the sender, delete or destroy all copies of the original message. On Sep 18, 2006, at 11:05 AM, Aaron Roberson wrote: Please take a look at the folowing website: http

Re: [Flashcoders] Site Check Please - Problem with swfObject

2006-09-18 Thread Aaron Roberson
Roberson [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: The navigation to the right of the horse and below the company name and tagline loaded on first try? What browswer are you using? -Aaron On 9/18/06, slangeberg [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Looked fine to me! Scott On 9/18/06, Aaron Roberson [EMAIL PROTECTED

Re: [Flashcoders] Site Check Please - Problem with swfObject

2006-09-18 Thread Aaron Roberson
the site. On 9/18/06, Aaron Roberson [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I just realized that the problem of the navigation not loading the first time around happens when a user has Flash 7 and uses the express install to update to 9. Once the update is complete and they are redirected to the website

Re: [Flashcoders] Site Check Please - Problem with swfObject

2006-09-18 Thread Aaron Roberson
not load the prior to clicking elsewhere on the website. I am going to go check it on our Mac workstation in IE 5, Firefox and Safari. -Aaron On 9/18/06, slangeberg [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Works fine in IE 6, as well Scott On 9/18/06, Aaron Roberson [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: The navigation

Re: [Flashcoders] Site Check Please - Problem with swfObject

2006-09-18 Thread Aaron Roberson
On 9/18/06, slangeberg [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: That's because you probably need to restart the browser to fully load the new flash player. For that reason, I don't even use the updater. I just let the alternate content (using SWFObject) link to the flash installer at adobe's site. Not as cool,

Re: [Flashcoders] Site Check Please - Problem with swfObject

2006-09-18 Thread Aaron Roberson
-Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] on behalf of Aaron Roberson Sent: Mon 9/18/2006 10:20 AM To: Flashcoders mailing list Cc: Subject: Re: [Flashcoders] Site Check Please - Problem with swfObject The navigation to the right of the horse

Re: [Flashcoders] Site Check Please - Problem with swfObject

2006-09-18 Thread Aaron Roberson
any navigation in both browsers. These are the results that I get when I visit http://www.whitehorsemedia.com/. When I visit http://whitehorsemedia.com/ I get the navigation. Results based upon a handful of visits with some really slow dowload times. Regards, Danton Aaron Roberson wrote: Danton

Re: [Flashcoders] Site Check Please - Problem with swfObject

2006-09-18 Thread Aaron Roberson
www.whitehorsemedia.com which was not. On 9/18/06, Aaron Roberson [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Danton, Thank you so much! You narrowed it down alright. The navigation doesn't appear when visiting www.whitehorsemedia.com while it does appear when visiting whitehorsemedia.com (without the preceding www). Now

[Flashcoders] Help Loading and Displaying XML

2006-09-18 Thread Aaron Roberson
. If I change the code to: menu_xml.load(http://whitehorsemedia.com/inc/navigation/menu.xml;); I get the opposite effect. How can I get the navigation to display at both addresses? Thanks in advance, Aaron Roberson ___ Flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com

Re: [Flashcoders] Help Loading and Displaying XML

2006-09-18 Thread Aaron Roberson
. If I change the code to: menu_xml.load(http://whitehorsemedia.com/inc/navigation/menu.xml;); I get the opposite effect. How can I get the navigation to display at both addresses? Thanks in advance, Aaron Roberson ___ Flashcoders

Re: [Flashcoders] Help Loading and Displaying XML

2006-09-18 Thread Aaron Roberson
;? And you don't need to hard-code the uri in the SWF anymore. On 9/18/06, Aaron Roberson [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Serge, Thank you for your help. I copied and pasted that code into a new document named crossdomain.xml and uploaded it to the root of my server and now it works! Here is a page

Re: [Flashcoders] Embed fonts problem

2006-09-18 Thread Aaron Roberson
Did you choose export to first frame in the linkage property? Right click on the embeded font in the library and choose linkage to set this. HTH, Aaron On 9/18/06, Leonardo Sá [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hello all, I have set up a regular dynamic text field in flash. However, when I try to embed

[Flashcoders] How to create a preloader that plays in full

2006-10-05 Thread Aaron Roberson
I want to create a preloader that plays through even if the rest of the timeline has been loaded. I saw a tutorial on this some time back but can't find it now. Forgive me if this is a common request or something but I have searched and searched but can't find it. The problem is probably that

Re: [Flashcoders] How to create a preloader that plays in full

2006-10-05 Thread Aaron Roberson
hope that makes sense. On 10/5/06, Michael Stuhr [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Aaron Roberson schrieb: I want to create a preloader that plays through even if the rest of the timeline has been loaded. I saw a tutorial on this some time back but can't find it now. Forgive me if this is a common

Re: [Flashcoders] How to create a preloader that plays in full

2006-10-05 Thread Aaron Roberson
Marcelo, I think your concept will work for my project. Thanks all, Aaron On 10/5/06, Marcelo Wolfgang [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Just from the top of my head here, so excuse if anything is wrong but couldn't you put at the end of the preload animation something like stop(); if

Re: [Flashcoders] How to create a preloader that plays in full

2006-10-05 Thread Aaron Roberson
Yeah, I think that is essentially what Pete and Marc said. Thanks On 10/5/06, Steven Sacks | BLITZ [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: You're going to need a preloader for your preloader... ___ Flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com To change your subscription

[Flashcoders] Flash Media Player

2007-04-19 Thread Aaron Roberson
I may be stupid for asking but could someone tell me where I can get the media player used here: http://www.adobe.com/products/creativesuite/production/events/nab2007/webcast/ I went to the Multicast website and saw that they had something called Interactive Media Player. Just to be clear, I am

Re: [Flashcoders] Flash Media Player

2007-04-20 Thread Aaron Roberson
Steven I think it is available as beta here: http://labs.adobe.com/wiki/index.php/Media_Player On 4/20/07, Steven Loe [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: As they said in the video: Public beta: this summer Public release: End of 2007 --- Aaron Roberson [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I may be stupid

Re: [Flashcoders] Adobe to Open Source Flex!!!

2007-04-26 Thread Aaron Roberson
Technology becomes open-source. Therr IDE's (Flash CS3, Flex Builder) remain products to be sold. This way, they are still market leader to a market, which becomes more open and thus stronger than before, right? Sounds like an excellent business move to me! Feed the community, let the

[Flashcoders] Bizarre: Movie not loaded... on local machine

2007-07-03 Thread Aaron Roberson
For the last couple of weeks I have not been able to view any Flash files embedded in any pages on my local machine. I don't know why. If I right click where the flash movie should be displayed, I get a message that says Movie not laoded... I am running Apache 2 on a PowerBook G4 laptop with OSX