[Flashcoders] execute a string as actionscript in MX

2005-12-31 Thread BOYD SPEER
Sorry for such a basic question but is there a way to build a string and then do it as an actionscript command in Flash MX? Thanks! Also where could I find examples of code that creates multi-level dropdown menus?? ___ Flashcoders mailing list

[Flashcoders] using a named array element as a var for input text field

2006-01-17 Thread BOYD SPEER
This one has me stumped.. maybe someone knows how to use a named array element as a var in an input text field. I have an array named formdata. The array elements are named as in formdata[companyname] = ; I have a separate array that just lists the names as in formkey = new

Re: [Flashcoders] Can Flash determine which server it is being served from?

2006-11-07 Thread BOYD SPEER
Thanks Julien, works great! - Original Message - From: Julien Vignali [EMAIL PROTECTED] Date: Tuesday, November 7, 2006 8:57 am Subject: Re: [Flashcoders] Can Flash determine which server it is being served from? Have you tried to play with the _root._url property ? BOYD SPEER

[Flashcoders] Drawing pie charts?? (using Flash MX)

2006-11-22 Thread BOYD SPEER
Anyone know where to find algorythms or code scraps that would let me draw pie graphs using dynamic data? I am using the older Flash 6. Thanks for any hints -Boyd ___ Flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com To change your subscription options or search the

[Flashcoders] Re:[ Ticket #1043 ] What is Zocoloco.com and why this ticket???

2007-01-16 Thread BOYD SPEER
[ Ticket #1043 ] [Flashcoders] Re: speech recognition in Flash? What does this message mean - as a response to my inquiry about translating a Director project to Flash? Do some - or all - questions get sent to some server that is supposed to find an appropriate solution?? I see other messages

[Flashcoders] Flash 8 Pro - new interface (for me)

2007-02-01 Thread BOYD SPEER
just a quick question.. I just upgraded to Flash 8 and am switching back to Flash after a Director project so my mind is trying to overcome inertia and go back to actionscript mode. Is there a way in Flash 8 to search all scripts in a project for instances of a phrase (as we can in

[Flashcoders] Calendar - Datechooser component - how to

2007-02-05 Thread BOYD SPEER
Having some difficulty getting the Datechooser component to work after placing in existing Flash recently converted to Flash 8 from FlashMX When I try to put an 'on(change)' script on the component I get the message that it is not a valid mouse event??? Hope this is not too basic.. Thanks,

[Flashcoders] any How-To instructions to make a Datechooser-like calendar in FlashMX?

2007-02-07 Thread BOYD SPEER
I would like to create a drop-down calendar in Flash MX that would let a user choose a date range. Any suggestions as to how to start? General sort of date-finder algorythms? Thanks, -Boyd ___ Flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com To change your

[Flashcoders] accessing a remote database - possible?

2007-05-03 Thread BOYD SPEER
I have a Flash frontend for a client's website. Is it possible using PHP to retrieve data from and save data on a database that is on a remote server? Thanks for any insights... -Boyd ___ Flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com To change your subscription

[Flashcoders] regular expressions in Flash8?

2007-05-18 Thread BOYD SPEER
can we now use regularexpressions in Flash8 to manipulate strings? I need to replace all instances of /descr with /descr using actionscript.. but.. some instances of /descr already exist and I do not want to change those if possible. thanks for any insights. -Boyd

[Flashcoders] wrapping excel in Flash?

2007-05-29 Thread BOYD SPEER
Any possibility of importing an excel spreadsheet into Flash to control access to it with a password security system? Thanks for any insights... -Boyd ___ Flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com To change your subscription options or search the archive:

[Flashcoders] Flash movie background color not showing in Firefox browser...

2007-07-22 Thread BOYD SPEER
Is there any special setting that would affect the movie background color when displayed in Firefox as opposed to Internet Explorer? My webpage looks fine in IE but the background color in Firefox changes to white instead of the #99 dark red (that it shows in IE). This means the white text

Re: [Flashcoders] Flash movie background color not showing in Firefox browser...

2007-07-22 Thread BOYD SPEER
, you wrote: Hi, You probably want to create a bg layer in you flash movie that has the correct color! A:)= On 7/22/07 11:48 AM, BOYD SPEER [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Is there any special setting that would affect the movie background color when displayed in Firefox as opposed

[Flashcoders] reading text to Flash variable (loadVars to PHP script) - limits???

2007-12-18 Thread BOYD SPEER
I am using loadVars() to read a .txt file with php (34k) and when I place the results in a flash variable (to display in a dynamic text field) the file is trimmed to 12137 chars. Is there a limit to text variable sizes?? Or is there a better way to get the text from the user-selected file?

Re: [Flashcoders] dynaically generated mc reference to class that created it..SOLVED

2008-01-29 Thread BOYD SPEER
@chattyfig.figleaf.com Is the movieclip on the display list? If so you should be able to do  root.makeglow() Piers On 29 Jan 2008, at 14:54, BOYD SPEER wrote: Using AS3 I have a movieclip made (dynamically made) of a class  called Dragon. Inside its main timeline in a frame

[Flashcoders] dynaically generated mc reference to class that created it

2008-01-29 Thread BOYD SPEER
Using AS3 I have a movieclip made (dynamically made) of a class called Dragon. Inside its main timeline in a frame script I want to tell the object (the main class called Cardgenerator) that created it to run a function called makeglow. But I can't seem to call a function there..any suggestions

[Flashcoders] Speech recognition with AS3 possible?

2008-01-31 Thread BOYD SPEER
Has anyone experimented with speech recognition engines and AS3?? Any suggestions as to where to start? I am working on a game for primary grade students who can't read well yet, and would like to let them interact by speaking to the application. The app will need to recognize their spoken

[Flashcoders] PHP and Flash weirdness...

2008-02-15 Thread BOYD SPEER
  I am unable to run any php scripts on this web site (teeka.ipower.com) after moving my client's files to the server. I have set the CGI scripting to Active and have chosen php4 as the default version. there is no error recorded in the error log (0 bytes) and the access log does not show any

Re: [Flashcoders] PHP and Flash weirdness...

2008-02-15 Thread BOYD SPEER
@chattyfig.figleaf.com Hi,     Sorry, forgot to mention permissions - some servers with CGI get arsey about this.     Usually PHP files should have permissions of 644 and directories containing them should be 755, but look at your support doc's to see anything.     Glen BOYD

[Flashcoders] any basic examples of recording voice in Flash AS3..???

2008-03-10 Thread BOYD SPEER
I am hoping to find basic examples of recording and playback of voice in Flash AS3. any links or suggestions greatly appreciated... Thanks, - Boyd ___ Flashcoders mailing list Flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com

Re: [Flashcoders] any basic examples of recording voice in Flash AS3..???

2008-03-10 Thread BOYD SPEER
on the adobe website. I haven't looked myself, but I think this is a fairly basic thing, so it should be easy to find examples as long as you know you're looking at the media server. ben BOYD SPEER wrote: I am hoping to find basic examples of recording and playback of voice in Flash AS3

Re: [Flashcoders] any basic examples of recording voice in Flash AS3..???

2008-03-10 Thread BOYD SPEER
=LiveDocs_Partsfile=0296.html http://livedocs.adobe.com/flash/9.0/main/wwhelp/wwhimpl/common/html/wwhelp.htm?context=LiveDocs_Partsfile=0296.html BOYD SPEER wrote: The files may not need to be saved and replayed later so would it be possible to just record to a variable (of limited

[Flashcoders] Can Flash (AS2) import .rtf files and display in textbox?

2008-03-23 Thread BOYD SPEER
Can Flash (AS2) import .rtf files and display in textbox so the doc appears like the original?? Where would I look to find the procedure? Thanks, -Boyd ___ Flashcoders mailing list Flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com

[Flashcoders] fscommand to trigger a 'window.close' does not work in Firefox (am i missing something?)

2008-04-24 Thread BOYD SPEER
fscommand to trigger a 'window.close' does not work in Firefox (am i missing something?) is there a setting in the browser for IE and Firefox that i need to change? Thanks, -Boyd - Original Message - From: I Go Geo [EMAIL PROTECTED] Date: Sunday, April 20, 2008 11:56 am Subject: RE:

Re: [Flashcoders] Requesting Permission to Shoot Edelstar, Cap'n

2008-06-16 Thread BOYD SPEER
Could someone please take the list down until this Edelstar problem is solved. - Original Message - From: Matt S. [EMAIL PROTECTED] Date: Monday, June 16, 2008 8:31 am Subject: [Flashcoders] Requesting Permission to Shoot Edelstar, Cap'n To: Flash Coders List

[Flashcoders] Using fscommand in AS 3 still legal??

2008-09-04 Thread BOYD SPEER
I often use the fscommand feature to help debug but when I use this in AS 3 I get an error message --1061: Call to a possibly undefined method fscommand through a reference with static type flash.display:DisplayObject. the offending line-- fscommand(Loading +target); any suggestions as to

Re: [Flashcoders] Using fscommand in AS 3 still legal??

2008-09-04 Thread BOYD SPEER
flash.system.fscommand; ? Kenneth Kawamoto http://www.materiaprima.co.uk/ BOYD SPEER wrote: I often use the fscommand feature to help debug but when I use this in AS 3 I get an error message --1061: Call to a possibly undefined method fscommand through a reference with static type

[Flashcoders] getting loader to work with security policy...

2008-09-09 Thread BOYD SPEER
I'm having some diffuculty getting a loader object to call a php script that puts some data into the database (mysql) and returns a string. I placed a crossdomain.xml doc on the website at the level of the .swf. but can't seem to verify whether the policy doc is loaded or not. In AS3 do I have

[Flashcoders] working with AS3 and php/mysql to send and retrieve info from database

2008-09-10 Thread BOYD SPEER
I am just not able to send variables to a php script that inserts the data into the database. I get the error #2007 Parameter listener must be non-null. here is the code: var request:URLRequest = new URLRequest(); request.url=http://www.boyd-speer.com/autoinfo/Irish/src/php/addstudent.php;;

Re: [Flashcoders] working with AS3 and php/mysql to send and retrieve info from database

2008-09-10 Thread BOYD SPEER
I now am getting the error: Error #2044: Unhandled securityError:. text=Error #2048: Security sandbox violation: http://boyd-speer.com/autoinfo/Irish/src/Irish.swf cannot load data from http://www.boyd-speer.com/autoinfo/Irish/src/php/addstudent.php. I tried placing this:

Re: [Flashcoders] working with AS3 and php/mysql to send and retrieve info from database

2008-09-10 Thread BOYD SPEER
in both cases (www.boyd- speer.com) and it should work without further ado. (Right now, the problems is that both sub-domains don't match) Cheers Juan Pablo Califano 2008/9/10, BOYD SPEER [EMAIL PROTECTED]: I now am getting the error: Error #2044: Unhandled securityError:. text

[Flashcoders] AS3 - setting a combobox to display a selection matching a string variable

2008-09-18 Thread BOYD SPEER
I need to cause a combobox to programmatically change to display a selection matching a string variable. I am using the following code without results... // three items in the combobox // the last item in the myprofile array contains the string var. for (i=0; i3; i++) { if

SOLVED: [Flashcoders] AS3 - setting a combobox to display a selection matching a string variable

2008-09-18 Thread BOYD SPEER
Thanks guys! This was the correct solution: // three items in the combobox // the last item in the myprofile array contains the string var. for (i=0; i3; i++) { var thematch = dialect.dialect.getItemAt(i); if (thematch.label==myprofile[myprofile.length-1]) {

[Flashcoders] possible to export a .swf or .flv from a .swf running in the player (without a streaming media server)?

2008-09-26 Thread BOYD SPEER
I am just getting into AS3 and would like to know if it is possible to programmatically create a movieclip and populate the timeline frames of that clip with a series of bitmaps captured from a portion of the stage image, and then save or export this mc to the disk (or send to a server) as a

[Flashcoders] can audio be extracted from .flv (audio only) and converted to .mp3 using AS3?

2008-10-08 Thread BOYD SPEER
Can audio be extracted from .flv (audio only) and converted to .mp3 using AS3 / php? alternately... Is it possible to play a streaming sound from an .flv file on FMS or Red5 and use SpectrumAnalyzer class to display an image created from the byteArrays in the sound channels? How could you

Re: [Flashcoders] can audio be extracted from .flv (audio only) and converted to .mp3 using AS3?

2008-10-08 Thread BOYD SPEER
, BOYD SPEER [EMAIL PROTECTED]: Can audio be extracted from .flv (audio only) and converted to .mp3 using AS3 / php? alternately... Is it possible to play a streaming sound from an .flv file on FMS or Red5 and use SpectrumAnalyzer class to display an image created from

[Flashcoders] can AS3 be used with php on the Red5 server to open third party apps? (with 'shell()')

2008-10-10 Thread BOYD SPEER
I need to use a command-line app with flash/AS3 that also uses the Red5 open source streaming server. Would anyone know how the set up PHP so Flash can call a php script? Thanks for any suggestions... -Boyd ___ Flashcoders mailing list

[Flashcoders] can Flex classes be used within (Flash CS3) along with ActionScript?

2008-11-26 Thread BOYD SPEER
can Flex classes be imported and used within (Flash CS3) along with ActionScript? -Boyd ___ Flashcoders mailing list Flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com http://chattyfig.figleaf.com/mailman/listinfo/flashcoders

Re: [Flashcoders] Capture sound input in Flash as MP3?

2009-03-06 Thread BOYD SPEER
After getting the oflaDemo to work one solution is to use ffmpeg to change the file type from .flv to .mp3 using a php script that has a 'shell_exec()' line. I placed the ffmpeg.exe in the same 'streams' folder as the .flv files and then after the conversion has taken place the php script

[Flashcoders] pay with credit card through Flaxh frontend for online store?

2009-06-11 Thread BOYD SPEER
Having built a php/mySQL/Flash online store, I need to send the order details to either another flash module or elsewhere to process a credit card purchase (visa and mastercard) . Would anyone have suggestions as to how to safely do this? I know ssl/ https is involved but how exactly would I

[Flashcoders] LocalConnection problem...

2009-06-24 Thread BOYD SPEER
I have two .swf's in a web page - one is embeded in the body of the page and the other is loaded into an iFrame on the same page (it is not embeded in html.). I want to send and receive data from the first one (a menu) to the second one but no luck... I know that both LocalConnection objects

Re: [Flashcoders] LocalConnection problem...

2009-06-24 Thread BOYD SPEER
... To: Flash Coders List flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com could you post your local connection code on both swfs plx? a On Wed, Jun 24, 2009 at 2:46 PM, BOYD SPEER bsp...@shaw.ca wrote: I have two .swf's in a web page - one is embeded in the body of the page and the other is loaded

[Flashcoders] ExternalInterface

2009-06-27 Thread BOYD SPEER
I am using ExternalInterface to get the browser to load a .swf into an iFrame (a menu choice) and it works on all five of my computers here but the client sees the .swf in a new AdobeFlashPlayer window... Any ideas what would be caausing this ...? Thanks, _boyd - Original Message -

[Flashcoders] ExternalInterface.call not working on desktop...??

2009-07-30 Thread BOYD SPEER
Hi all, I am probably missing something obvious but I have a flash .swf in embedded in .html and an ExternalInterface.call( to javascript). It works great  from my website in both I.E. and Firefox - but not from the computer desktop (even though all the files are in the same relationship in

Re: [Flashcoders] ExternalInterface.call not working on desktop...??

2009-07-30 Thread BOYD SPEER
PM, BOYD SPEER wrote: Hi all, I am probably missing something obvious but I have a flash .swf in  embedded in .html and an ExternalInterface.call( to javascript). It works great  from my website in both I.E. and Firefox - but not  from the computer desktop (even though all

[Flashcoders] pass variable to .swf from browser...

2009-08-16 Thread BOYD SPEER
I have a .swf embedded in an html document and would like to pass it a string variable from the browser when the page loads. I can't seem to get the reference to the .swf even with 'document.getElementById(menuprime)' (I hope to use the SetVariable(varname, varvalue) command after I can

Re: [Flashcoders] corporate history timeline examples

2010-02-25 Thread Boyd Speer
You might find http://underworldicons.com/ interesting.   (Click 'Lifeline' and drag the .45 cartridge) - Original Message - From: Pedro Kostelec pedrok...@gmail.com Date: Thursday, February 25, 2010 10:50 am Subject: Re: [Flashcoders] corporate history timeline examples To: Flash Coders

[Flashcoders] CS5 wierdness...

2010-07-11 Thread Boyd Speer
 has anyone else experienced some weird behavior in Flash Pro CS5? mc on stage changing location when movie is tested... getting error messages that make no sense...1009: Cannot access a property or method of a null object reference.    at DisplayPanel/frame13()   (the object referenced is on

[Flashcoders] using fscommand or externalInterface - no luck

2010-07-29 Thread Boyd Speer
I am attempting to use either fscommand or external interface to tell the browser to load another .html file but can't seem to get it to work .. am I missing something regarding permissions or some other setting in the publish settings? (using Flash CS5, publishing  html with fscommand) tried