[Flashcoders] Tree Component - strange behaviour with styles

2006-09-24 Thread Glen Pike
Hi, I have customised a Tree component to use as a menu with the help of Sephiroth's Tutorial http://www.sephiroth.it/tutorials/flashPHP/custom_tree/ This is part of a website I am working on here: http://glenpike.co.uk/mpad/ Now I have used Guy Watson's 1k preloader and tweaked

Re: [Flashcoders] Tree component onLoad select leaf

2006-09-25 Thread Glen Pike
This will select the first node in a Tree. mTree.selectedNode = mTree.getTreeNodeAt(0); Dave Geurts wrote: Does anybody know how to set the default selected node in a tree component. Not only set it to open but get it to visually appear selected. -Dave

Re: [Flashcoders] tabIndex stops working, when combo-box component used in movie

2006-09-26 Thread Glen Pike
I think this only happens in the IDE, try the published movie in a browser. Also Control-Disable Keyboard Shortcuts in the Standalone Player may help. Glen GS Resource wrote: Hi Martyn did u ever solve the tabindex problem you were having. i also have a similar problem with a textbox

Re: [Flashcoders] Controlling a swf loaded into a movieclip

2006-09-28 Thread Glen Pike
Hi, I have been doing something similar with a site that I am building. There is a shell application that loads up various swfs into a holder clip. The application needs to be able to talk to these loaded clips and do stuff to them. The way I have worked it is to load up a SWF which

Re: [Flashcoders] Controlling a swf loaded into a movieclip

2006-09-28 Thread Glen Pike
Thanks for that. Is my workaround a standard thing or a dodgy hack?? Steven Sacks | BLITZ wrote: but I have found that loaded clips seem to take a few milliseconds to actually initialise properly so that I can actually call my own methods on them What you're describing is clips need

Re: [Flashcoders] log or sin or what?

2006-09-28 Thread Glen Pike
EaseInOutQuad is one of Robert Penners tweening algorithms. It looks like it does one thing for half the tween then flips it after the halfway point. If you download the Fuse Engine, you get Robert Penners Tweening classes with it then you can play the tweens or alternatively just use the

Re: [Flashcoders] Controlling a swf loaded into a movieclip

2006-09-29 Thread Glen Pike
to say Doh! isn't it?) Cheers Glen Muzak wrote: Are you using MovieClipLoader.onLoadInit()? Muzak - Original Message - From: Glen Pike [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: Flashcoders mailing list flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com Sent: Thursday, September 28, 2006 11:40 PM Subject: Re

Re: [Flashcoders] Flash-based audio editor?

2006-09-30 Thread Glen Pike
The only Flash site ever to bluescreen my PC... Josh Santangelo wrote: You might check out Beaterator as an example. http://beaterator.com/ All of the actual audio transformations are being performed on the server, though. -josh On Sep 27, 2006, at 11:25a, Wolfgang Borgon wrote: I've

Re: [Flashcoders] Moving to AS2, array always undefined

2006-10-12 Thread Glen Pike
There's more than one way to skin a cat is another common expression, but it does not mean we all go around doing it :) Dave Watts wrote: The question was to provide the French word for the opposite of now. The correct answer is then but the text book said it was after. This is way OT,

[Flashcoders] Casting external SWF's

2006-10-15 Thread Glen Pike
Hi, I am working on a project where I have been supplied a number of animation scenes in separate SWF's due to the size of the finished animations. All the animation in the SWF's is on the root timeline and some of it is in separate scenes :( In order to sequence the animations, I

Re: [Flashcoders] Casting external SWF's

2006-10-15 Thread Glen Pike
Sounds like a plan. Thanks very much. Glen Muzak wrote: Create a wrapper class that extends MovieClip in your main app that will handle the loading of the external swf's ___ Flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com To change your subscription options

Re: [Flashcoders] Exporting from flash to vector format

2006-10-19 Thread Glen Pike
Copy and paste seems to work if you are using both Flash Illustrator at home. If you have to share with others, Flash will export to a sensible medium - ai / eps are both available in the Export Image dialogues, but watch out, I think it exports from the clip you are editing rather than the

Re: [Flashcoders] incrementing a target?

2006-10-19 Thread Glen Pike
Erm, I think you might want to try _root.mainMC.auto.subMC[textField + i].text Not sure. Bill Pelon wrote: Hello, I'm having problems figuring out how to grab an array value and use that when targeting. This is my fucntion below. What I am wanting to do is take the [i]value and be able

Re: [Flashcoders] incrementing a target?

2006-10-19 Thread Glen Pike
this error. Expected a field name after '.' operator. _root.mainMC.auto.subMC.[textField+i].text = turbo.attributes.name; thanks though... - Original Message - From: Glen Pike [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: Flashcoders mailing list flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com Sent: Thursday, October

Re: [Flashcoders] incrementing a target?

2006-10-19 Thread Glen Pike
Aha! Your text fields on stage are named txtField0, txtField1, etc. But you are trying to index them as [textField + i] Sorry that is partly my fault as my original answer said text... not txt.. as your code does. so to clarify.. _root.mainMC.auto.subMC[txtField + i].text =

[Flashcoders] IDE Question / annoyance

2006-10-26 Thread Glen Pike
Hi, Apologies if this is OT for the list - could someone point me in the right direction if it is. Does anyone else ever share symbols across FLA files? Using the Flash 8 Pro IDE, I have been trying to do share some of my symbols to share with a main FLA. I thought I would tick the

Re: [Flashcoders] very special Problem : set style and combobox

2006-10-27 Thread Glen Pike
Hi, The problem is happening because you are scaling your movie clip. The scale does not seem to get passed down to the components - the problem does not happen if you use the code below, but on your site the scale of the uc movie is set to 70. You may need to style the List Component

Re: [Flashcoders] Highscore submit security with independent library

2006-10-30 Thread Glen Pike
Hi, If you are looking for a nice place to start with how to do a high score system that gives a good example and tips on how to improve it, then Jobe Makar's Flash MX Game Design Demystified has such an example. I am not sure if the book that covers MX2004 has an AS2 version, but the

[Flashcoders] MSP style flash application.

2006-11-08 Thread Glen Pike
Hi, Can anyone point me to the site that recently went up offering an online modular image manipulation tool, where you can join up lots of filters, generators and other stuff to mess around with your images? It was sort of like MSP for images. Sorry, lost my bookmark. Glen

Re: [Flashcoders] Writing code for big teams

2006-11-08 Thread Glen Pike
Hi, Whilst this suggestion is not good practice if you can get in at the start of a project - I would recommend doing things the way others have said, by using interfaces, I was given a very nice workaround for a situation I got stuck in recently. I was given about 20 SWF FLA

Re: [Flashcoders] efficient line segment intersection algorithm?

2006-11-09 Thread Glen Pike
Hi, If the movie clips are circular, you may be faster using your own maths... Hit test will see if a point is in a clip, but you only want to see if 2 circles are touching. Jobe Makar's book Macromedia Flash MX Game Design Demystified gives this solution - called Circle to

Re: [Flashcoders] Noob, basic questions on actionscript, with methodology suggestions

2006-11-09 Thread Glen Pike
Hi, You will need to move external_xml.load call below the onLoad function because your file will probably be loaded before the handler is defined (locally). with trace(myXML) you have defined myXML inside the function - this means it is not in scope outside the function. Try: var

Re: [Flashcoders] Noob, basic questions on actionscript, with methodology suggestions

2006-11-09 Thread Glen Pike
Hi, Apologies, I missed your other question: You can extend the XML object to include a reference to its parent - which would contain a function that allowed you to parse it and do things with your movie, like so: var external_xml:XML = new XML(); external_xml.parent = this;

Re: [Flashcoders] OT: Any internet marketers here?

2006-11-16 Thread Glen Pike
It has really big text - must be useful. People are wising up, they must have been too savvy to put it in capitals, otherwise we might have all realised it's just a lot of hot air and some b* pyramid scheme. The blonde joke http://www.markdrew.co.uk/blog/index.cfm/2006/1/13/Fridays-joke

Re: [Flashcoders] LoadMovie adds style to UIComponents?

2006-11-22 Thread Glen Pike
Hi, I had a similar problem with a site that I was trying to load in another small preloader swf and asked the list, but received no answer - sorry. I tried overriding global styles in the preloader swf, but had no joy with this method. Anyone found a solution to this??? Glen

Re: [Flashcoders] LoadMovie adds style to UIComponents?

2006-11-29 Thread Glen Pike
Hi, Brilliant! I managed to get a result using the Loader component too. Thanks for your reply, I will try to post this somewhere online with a useful demo, but have a stack of work and homework to do first... Glen Wade Arnold wrote: Another post on this list directed me to the

Re: [Flashcoders] send file from flash with php

2006-12-19 Thread Glen Pike
Try Tink's tutorial, which is really good and has sample PHP code for dealing with the files: http://www.tink.ws/blog/a-round-trip-with-filereference/ You will need to look at the presentation and click on the Download button in the Download Example slide to get the files. Glen Ch. Warnow

Re: [Flashcoders] createTextField and embedding fonts

2007-01-02 Thread Glen Pike
Hi, Yes, you will probably need to use runtime sharing and load in the fonts contained in a different file. Glen The question I have is it possible to apply a TextFormat to a TextField using an embedded font that is NOT in the container swf's library? If not then that is my problem

Re: [Flashcoders] Transform tool help - without the matrix

2007-01-03 Thread Glen Pike
Hi, I had something I was working on that I was aiming to use to resize, move and rotate text boxes, but only partly finished it. It's not as nice as Senocular's code and is AS2, but you nearly have most of tool to drag, rotate and resize movie clips. To get it to work with a Text

Re: [Flashcoders] Wait for XML.onload - random failure - 2nd try!!

2007-01-03 Thread Glen Pike
And we tried to read your email again but still don't know what you are talking about. Please expand on the subject and people may try to help you. Miles Thompson wrote: No virus found in this outgoing message. Checked by AVG Free Edition. Version: 7.1.409 / Virus Database: 268.16.3/614 -

Re: [Flashcoders] passing url variables to flash movie

2007-01-24 Thread Glen Pike
so.addVariable(myvar is video) Gustavo Duenas wrote: thanks man, I'm using swfobject to have my swf ...this would be greatbut if my libnk is fullpage.html?video=nbc6 the so.addVariable(myvar is video), getQueryParamValue(myurlvar is nbc6) right? and it is correct the code ffor the

Re: [Flashcoders] passing url variables to flash movie

2007-01-24 Thread Glen Pike
Hi, Apologies for the last email - overexcitable mouse finger... so.addVariable(video, getQueryParamValue(video)); ActionScript. // == for comparison!! if (video1 *==* video){ this.videoLoader.gotoAndPlay(2); } } Gustavo Duenas wrote: thanks man, I'm using swfobject to

Re: [Flashcoders] passing url variables to flash movie

2007-01-24 Thread Glen Pike
not to work and the flash told me that *= must be followed by an operand would you write me the whole code, the one for the swfobject and the one for the flash...I'd appreciate. Gustavo On Jan 24, 2007, at 5:17 PM, Glen Pike wrote: so.addVariable(myvar is video) Gustavo Duenas wrote: thanks man

Re: [Flashcoders] access movieclip trough a class

2007-01-29 Thread Glen Pike
You may have to wait for the child clips to initialise: Make sure your load order is set to bottom up in the publish settings, then try to initialise your child clips in the onLoad function. class Holder { /** ... */ function onLoad() { mc1._x = 50; mc2._x = ...

Re: [Flashcoders] Flair Pattern bad mixins good (?)

2007-01-31 Thread Glen Pike
My 0.02: GoF makes me very sleepy - I find it very dry and the chapters very long winded. (Sorry GoF'rs) Wait's for lightning bolt from on high... I have read it through once and understood some of it, but I have found snippets of information about patterns online which seem much clearer

Re: [Flashcoders] Little Problem with AMFPHP browser

2007-02-07 Thread Glen Pike
In the error message, it's got amfphp repeated in the path - maybe you need to copy the real path from here rather than using __FILE__ because that may be called from sub-directories, etc. Try this: /hsphere/local/home/blurred/blurredistinction.com/amfphp/ if that does not work, try removing

Re: [Flashcoders] Trace: level of details?

2007-02-12 Thread Glen Pike
Hi, There is no way of setting a filtering level for trace() in Flash. You can suppress output entirely - check the menu in the output window. http://www.adobe.com/devnet/flash/articles/debugging_actionscript_print.html You can also redirect the trace calls if you compile your

Re: [Flashcoders] (no subject)

2007-02-12 Thread Glen Pike
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Foreigner_(band) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Foreigner_%28band%29 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/I_Want_to_Know_What_Love_Is Loved by people stuck in the 80's - I prefer to forget most of the 80's... I wish I had an IDE that was patient and kind and a government

Re: [Flashcoders] What do you think are the best Flash projects and RIA's

2007-02-15 Thread Glen Pike
Hi, It might not be a full on application as such, but I really liked the way that Pier Inc's site uses Flash to enhance the blog as I see it. http://pierinc.com/ Check it out, there is some nifty ideas and slick stuff in there. Then set your user-agent to GoogleBot and see what

Re: [Flashcoders] Art oriented uses/examples of Flash

2007-02-15 Thread Glen Pike
I love the stuff on this site and the code is available for download too (even if it is all procedural). http://www.liquidjourney.com/ Have a look at some of the winners on the various flash conference / festival sites: http://flashforwardconference.com click on Festival

Re: [Flashcoders] Flash Player 7 Installer?

2007-02-15 Thread Glen Pike
http://www.adobe.com/cfusion/knowledgebase/index.cfm?id=tn_14266 Thuy wrote: Does anyone have an old Flash Player installer? Flash Player 7 or less would be great. (I accidentally upgraded the test PC at work to 9, which does us no good). ___

Re: [Flashcoders] Cleaning HTML for use in Flash 8

2007-02-27 Thread Glen Pike
Hi, I had some experience writing a simple feed aggregator that then loaded in the HTML pages from the remote URL's and tried to clean up the HTML into XHTML. I used the Pear XML_HTMLSAX libraries for this and extended the examples to create my own classes to parse HTML from specific

Re: [Flashcoders] OT: Pirated Books

2007-03-01 Thread Glen Pike
Whether you sell it or not, you are still passing round a ripped off copy from someone who earns his living from writing books and has probably contributed a lot more to this community than yourself. Just because you are older does not mean we have to respect you. Not being a [EMAIL

Re: [Flashcoders] audio sampler and sequencer - possible?

2007-03-08 Thread Glen Pike
Hi, Some people are doing some interesting experiments with AS3 and audio: http://lab.andre-michelle.com/tag/audio/ http://www.flashcodersbrighton.org/wordpress/?p=9 ...but AFAIK you cannot get hold of the sound buffer from a microphone input in Flash. You can route the

Re: [Flashcoders] Updating old source

2007-03-08 Thread Glen Pike
Hi, If your source's are corrupted and you still have the SWF's you may want to look at using a decompiler to rebuild your FLA files. I like ASV http://www.buraks.com/asv/ and Flash Decompiler http://www.flash-decompiler.com/ I know these are Windows only so you may want to Google for

[Flashcoders] Global functions

2007-03-08 Thread Glen Pike
Hi, I am trying to wrap the getURL function in order to track outgoing links using Google analytics... e.g. function getURLTracked(url, window, method) { getURL(url, window); getURL(javascript:alert('+ url+')); //getURL(javascript:urchinTracker('/app/ + url

Re: [Flashcoders] Global functions

2007-03-08 Thread Glen Pike
ExternalInterface to make the js call to your tracking function. On Mar 8, 2007, at 5:31 PM, Glen Pike wrote: Hi, I am trying to wrap the getURL function in order to track outgoing links using Google analytics... e.g. function getURLTracked(url, window, method) { getURL(url, window

Re: [Flashcoders] Updating old source

2007-03-09 Thread Glen Pike
tell, since it can be opened in MX on 10.2 with no problems. But would this be a possible (rather round-about) route to converting to Flash 8? Do these decompilers do a good job of reconstituting MovieClips, Graphics, etc... as per the original? Thanks, --Dave From: Glen Pike [EMAIL

Re: [Flashcoders] is flash still alive?

2007-03-13 Thread Glen Pike
Keep it clean people this is a flash list :) Should it be WTF? Tom Gooding wrote: Has anyone had much of a play with WPF? What's the word on the street? Will it take over from Flash? -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Steven Sacks | BLITZ

[Flashcoders] Pause button behaviour

2007-03-14 Thread Glen Pike
Hi, I have implemented a pause / restart mechanism in my Animation class as shown below. unpause is supposed to make the animation jump back a few frames before it starts. function pause() { Log.info(pause + this); mPlaying = false; dispatchEvent( { type:pause,

Re: [Flashcoders] remoting question

2007-03-15 Thread Glen Pike
Hi, You cannot use a preloader type mechanism with the remoting, but as a suggestion, maybe you should only use the remoting to obtain the names of your image and swf resources, then load these in the normal manner - with a preloading mechanism. Glen Kerem İŞERİ wrote: hi, I am

Re: [Flashcoders] Resizing sw, dependently on screen resolution

2007-03-15 Thread Glen Pike
First free tutorial. http://www.communitymx.com/content/article.cfm?page=6cid=FD491 http://www.communitymx.com/content/article.cfm?page=6cid=FD491 Nicola Alexander Schlup - LuniLogic wrote: Hi, I want to extend a gallery slideshow script

Re: [Flashcoders] Flash - using the back button

2007-03-15 Thread Glen Pike
Hi, Try SWFAddress http://www.asual.com/swfaddress/ I have not used it myself, but did find the following useful too: http://www.flash99good.com/?p=37 http://www.blog.lessrain.com/?p=357 http://blog.jensfranke.com/2006/02/11/orange-project-%e2%80%93-the-technical-view/

Re: [Flashcoders] Resizing sw, dependently on screen resolution

2007-03-15 Thread Glen Pike
First free tutorial. http://www.communitymx.com/content/article.cfm?page=6cid=FD491 http://www.communitymx.com/content/article.cfm?page=6cid=FD491 Nicola Alexander Schlup - LuniLogic wrote: Hi, I want to extend a gallery slideshow script

Re: [Flashcoders] Resizing sw, dependently on screen resolution

2007-03-15 Thread Glen Pike
First free tutorial. http://www.communitymx.com/content/article.cfm?page=6cid=FD491 http://www.communitymx.com/content/article.cfm?page=6cid=FD491 Nicola Alexander Schlup - LuniLogic wrote: Hi, I want to extend a gallery slideshow script

Re: [Flashcoders] remoting question

2007-03-15 Thread Glen Pike
Hi, I don't think you can use a preloader type mechanism with the remoting, but as a suggestion, maybe you should only use the remoting to obtain the names of your image and swf resources, then load these in the normal manner - with a preloading mechanism. Glen Kerem İŞERİ wrote: hi,

Re: [Flashcoders] Flash - using the back button

2007-03-15 Thread Glen Pike
Hi, Try SWFAddress http://www.asual.com/swfaddress/ I have not used it myself, but did find the following useful too: http://www.flash99good.com/?p=37 http://www.blog.lessrain.com/?p=357 http://blog.jensfranke.com/2006/02/11/orange-project-%e2%80%93-the-technical-view/

Re: [Flashcoders] wordpress and flash integration

2007-03-17 Thread Glen Pike
Hi Kerem. It depends what you want to parse. You could use the RSS feed as a way of getting data into Flash as it is XML, which Flash can deal with very easily. If you want to talk to the database more directly, you will have to consider using Flash Remoting - have a look to see

Re: [Flashcoders] embedded fonts yet again

2007-03-17 Thread Glen Pike
Hi, In your font FLA: In the font properties / linkage, do you export for runtime sharing? In your container FLA: Drag the font from the library of the font FLA into your container library - look at the linkage, it should show that it is imported for runtime sharing from

Re: [Flashcoders] Pause button behaviour

2007-03-17 Thread Glen Pike
the base parameter to tell the swf where it was loaded from. For some strange reason this caused some bizarre behaviour in an otherwise stable application... Watch out people. Glen Glen Pike wrote: Hi, I have implemented a pause / restart mechanism in my Animation class as shown below

Re: [Flashcoders] Annoying, (should be simple) bitwise problem

2007-03-21 Thread Glen Pike
Use instead of % r = (col 16) 0xFF; g = (col 8) 0xFF; b = col 0xFF; Glen :) Alias™ wrote: Hi guys, This is annoying me - I'm just trying to get the seperate RGB component values out of a hex number, then manipulate and reconstruct them. var col = 0xFF; r = col 16; g = col 8 %

Re: [Flashcoders] Video directly in mail?

2007-03-21 Thread Glen Pike
Hi, This is slightly negative, but I would not bother trying to do this in email unless you can guarantee all your recipients are using a specific platform - the time spent getting it working is not worth the money paid for the job (usually). We deal with email newsletters on a daily

Re: [Flashcoders] The great CS3 Swindle

2007-03-29 Thread Glen Pike
(My suspicion is that it's due to decisionmaking being both at the central and at the regional level... I think each region is responsible for its own prices and these are shaped, but not dictated, by the main office, so there's no single owner of pricing worldwide... that's just my best

Re: [Flashcoders] The great CS3 Swindle

2007-03-29 Thread Glen Pike
Then make a friend in the US and use do a money transfer to their account with PayPal or something similar Johannes Nel wrote: the problem is that when you use your uk credit card you cannot buy from the us store, so unless you have a us cc you be fooked. On 3/29/07, Glen Pike [EMAIL

Re: [Flashcoders] OT:How was this done?

2007-03-29 Thread Glen Pike
Programming was done by Karsten Schmidt (toxi) who has done lots of processing stuff for the past few years. I love this guys work, but have not seen any new stuff on his site - toxi.co.uk - for a while. I guess he has been busy in other places... Lovely visuals though

Re: [Flashcoders] The great CS3 Swindle

2007-03-30 Thread Glen Pike
Do you guys not understand supply and demand? Don't the rules of supply and demand change when the product does not really take any time to produce and the cost of production is minimal when compared to stamping out discs and printing boxes? ___

Re: [Flashcoders] about depth

2007-03-30 Thread Glen Pike
timeline: layer N --- mc1, mc2, mc3 MovieClips, etc. . . . layer 1 --- empty (MovieClip). ActionScript empty.loadMovie('newBack.jpg'); Or, just AS. for(i = 10;i 0;i--) { this.createEmptyMovieClip(mc + i, i); } this.mc1.loadMovie('newBack.jpg'); Gustavo Duenas wrote: ok ,I did it but

[Flashcoders] Accordion Component text colour

2007-04-07 Thread Glen Pike
Hi, I have sussed out how to skin the background for the header of the Accordion component, but is there a way of changing the colour of the header text for different states. I want the colour to change on rollover and when active, etc. Thanks Glen

Re: [Flashcoders] attaching an event to a movie clip

2007-04-10 Thread Glen Pike
Hi, Tony Accurso wrote: CAN YOU PLEASE REMOVE MY EMAIL FROM THIS LIST? YOUR WEBSITE DOES NOT WORK IN REMOVING IT. I WILL REPORT YOU AS A VIOLATION OF THE CANN-SPAM ACT, I HAVE SENT EMAILS BEFORE REGARDI G THIS The list broke a few weeks ago and messages were posted to tell

Re: [Flashcoders] attaching an event to a movie clip

2007-04-10 Thread Glen Pike
Hi, Tony Accurso wrote: CAN YOU PLEASE REMOVE MY EMAIL FROM THIS LIST? YOUR WEBSITE DOES NOT WORK IN REMOVING IT. I WILL REPORT YOU AS A VIOLATION OF THE CANN-SPAM ACT, I HAVE SENT EMAILS BEFORE REGARDI G THIS The list broke a few weeks ago and messages were posted to tell

Re: [Flashcoders] Data bounce-back with custom flash player

2007-04-10 Thread Glen Pike
Errr, TCP/IP? - the protocol requires that packets received are acknowledged by the receiver: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Transmission_Control_Protocol Kelly Smith wrote: Hello Fellow Coders - I've build a flash video application/player which works well except that when downloading media,

Re: [Flashcoders] LoadVars.sendAndLoad with POST

2007-04-10 Thread Glen Pike
Hi, Are you using mod_rewrite at all? We have often encountered empty post's when trying to rewrite php URL's with pretty ones. Just a thought. Glen Jer Brand wrote: I feel like I'm losing my mind here with this error: I've been hitting the archives and google repeatedly,

Re: [Flashcoders] preloader and cacheing problem

2007-04-26 Thread Glen Pike
Hi John, Saw your message on the Flashcoders list - I have been without an internet connection for a few days, so slowly wading through a ton of list emails. Did you sort out your cacheing / bandwidth problem? If you ever need help with Flash ActionScripting, I am up for this.

[Flashcoders] OT: Share Music Online

2007-04-30 Thread Glen Pike
Hi, Flickr is to photo's what ? is to audio This is a bit OT, but does anyone have any links to sites that would fill in the blank for me? Googling also... (Not myspace). Thanks in advance. ___

Re: [Flashcoders] Q: Flashdevelop vs Eclipse vs Flexbuilder for AS3 development

2007-05-07 Thread Glen Pike
Your brain is the best tool for AS3 Development. Stop posting best editor stuff. It gets boring after the first 3 times - RTFA. [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Is there any consensus on the BEST overall tool for AS3 development/ Is there a feature comparison chart somehwere? I'm hesitant to fork

Re: [Flashcoders] sendandload method fails inside a frameset.

2007-05-23 Thread Glen Pike
Hi, With LoadVars.sendAndLoad() the second parameter is the name of an object not a frame that will receive data, e.g. mSendVars = new LoadVars(); mLoadVars = new LoadVars(); mSendVars.sendAndLoad(mPostURL, mLoadVars, POST); The onload event should be fired for the target, so.

Re: [Flashcoders] More Video Tutorials

2007-05-29 Thread Glen Pike
That's the third message posted to the list with the same content. Here's a friendly warning - the next one is rude. Can it spam boy we heard already. :) Steven Sacks wrote: I got this message off-list, too. Conrad, are you harvesting our emails from Flashcoders for your own commercial

Re: [Flashcoders] More Video Tutorials

2007-05-29 Thread Glen Pike
You might all want to report his site to 1shoppingcart.com who sell the products for this guy... Their TOS clearly states that they won't tolerate SPAM from anyone using their services. http://www.1shoppingcart.com/shopping-cart-terms-nospam.asp Maybe it's worth a few minutes emailing them

Re: [Flashcoders] OT: Extract flv metadata using php

2007-05-30 Thread Glen Pike
http://blog.netxus.es/projects/flv4php Brian Weil wrote: Does anybody know how to extract flv metadata using php(without ffmpeg or other binaries)? I can do it on the client side with flash, but I'm generating playlists via php and I would like to include the duration of the movie in the

Re: [Flashcoders] Floating point pain

2007-06-05 Thread Glen Pike
Parse it as a string then turn it into a number again :) Merrill, Jason wrote: If I have a floating point value, say, 25.81 and want to separate the first two places beyond the decimal point (.81) from 25.81, I thought simple subtration would work, but it seems floating points are even

Re: [Flashcoders] Uncover the Flash Files

2007-06-08 Thread Glen Pike
Hi, Looks nice, except I only have a 1024 x 768 monitor - you are not really establishing a good case for flash being used to create usable sites because the bottom part of the page is cut off in my browser... Make it work before making it look good - then Jakob will shut up. Glen

Re: [Flashcoders] Having MovieClip behaviours in a class..

2007-06-08 Thread Glen Pike
Hi, If you are extending a movie-clip, why can't you just draw in there?? e.g. class DrawBox extends MovieClip { public function drawBox() { beginFill(0xFF,100); moveTo(0,0); lineTo(100,0); lineTo(100,100); lineTo(0,100); lineTo(0,0);

Re: [Flashcoders] create a TXT from flash

2007-06-10 Thread Glen Pike
Hi, I think this may help you a little - you can use LoadVars sendAndLoad function to send variables to a server script and get a result back. All the variables you send need to be stored in the LoadVars object and sent. Any variables you return from the server need to be in the form of

[Flashcoders] OT - OT FLV Encoder Tools / tips

2007-06-10 Thread Glen Pike
Hi, This is OT and I am googling too, but my we are trying to import an uncompressed AVI into FLV format, except we want higher quality than the default Flash Video Importer can provide. The FLV itself is going to be running on a local-machine rather than the internet, so we don't care

Re: [Flashcoders] AS2: Finding frame labels and dynamic textfield names in a compiled swf

2007-06-11 Thread Glen Pike
Hi, ASV from Burak's can show Frame Labels. It can export an SWF as text with labels in, e.g. -- Frame Labels -- outSymbol 8 MovieClip

Re: [Flashcoders] AS2: Finding frame labels and dynamic textfield names in a compiled swf

2007-06-11 Thread Glen Pike
Hi, ASV from Burak's can show Frame Labels. It can export an SWF as text with labels in, e.g. -- Frame Labels -- outSymbol 8 MovieClip

Re: [Flashcoders] Gaia Flash Framework Released

2007-06-12 Thread Glen Pike
Wow, that's a lovely bit of engineering! Now if only my company would stop doing boring sites and get back to some good Flash stuff, but this will certainly help me in my freelance work. Can't wait to delve in further than the scaffolding and look under the hood - Design Patterns + Flash at

Re: [Flashcoders] re: open an .exe from swf across http

2007-06-13 Thread Glen Pike
Web security IS a dim and distant myth here in Cornwall, along with Piskies and Knockers http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Piskies http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Knockers :) Max Kaufmann wrote: Anyone know any hacks?? No it cant be a projector. No there aren't any hacks. If a swf could

Re: [Flashcoders] Why 512?

2007-06-17 Thread Glen Pike
It's quicker to do an FFT with a length that is a power of 2 Can't remember exactly why, but I think the algorithm keeps splitting the array into 2 for each iteration of the calculation... Have a look on Google. [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Someone asked me the other day, why the Sound class

Re: [Flashcoders] Why 512?

2007-06-17 Thread Glen Pike
Ha, found it... http://www.dspguide.com/ch12.htm It is a while since I read this, but it hurt trying understand it a few times, then I got it, then I promptly forgot about it because I was using public domain code... Glen [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Someone asked me the other day,

Re: [Flashcoders] dynamically syncing text with mp3 voice overs in AS 3

2007-06-25 Thread Glen Pike
This article may help you, but you will have to work out your cue points and put them into the XML. http://www.adobe.com/devnet/actionscript/articles/cue_points_audio.html Glen [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I've used the compute spectrum for syncing visual effects. Any ideas on how to

Re: [Flashcoders] Revenue?

2007-06-26 Thread Glen Pike
£0.02 Learn flash - get hired. Learn it more - get hired to teach others. Rant about flash - get hired by Adobe. :) Christopher Wissmath wrote: I have been looking into a couple ways that you can make money with flash content. I was thinking about making widgets over games, but since I am

Re: [Flashcoders] Skewing text

2007-07-02 Thread Glen Pike
Hi, Don't know if this helps. http://sandy.media-box.net/blog/distortimage-20-the-fastest-way-to-freely-distort-image-with-flash-in-actionscript.html Google http://www.google.co.uk/search?hl=enq=actionscript+2+perspective+skew+movieclipbtnG=Searchmeta=

Re: [Flashcoders] Seamless Player Upgrade

2007-07-04 Thread Glen Pike
Have a look at SWFObject and express-install. http://blog.deconcept.com/swfobject/ [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hey everyone, I want to set up a process so users who don't have the correct version of Flash Player to view my app can upgrade seamlessly without leaving the swf. If anyone could point

Re: [Flashcoders] Application Structure - Flash Remoting MovieClipLoader

2007-07-11 Thread Glen Pike
Hi, I would suggest looking at ARP or another Framework to handle your Service calls through a single interface which you create services for. It is well documented with examples and OS so you should be able to get the hang of it quite quickly. osflash.org/projects/arp HTH

Re: [Flashcoders] Q:Google API and gmaps

2007-07-12 Thread Glen Pike
Hi, You could write your own proxy to pass the request the for the google map images via your own server. Should be fairly simple in PHP / ASP. Then it would look like the images game from your own server and you would not have Cross domain problems. Glen Andrei Thomaz wrote:

Re: [Flashcoders] How to determine when an externally loaded swf hasended playing.

2007-07-27 Thread Glen Pike
Hi, I had this question in November, but the archive search cannot seem to find it anymore... Anyway, someone showed me how to cast an externally loaded SWF to a class of my choosing - this allowed me to control the timeline of the loaded clip, play, stop, etc. Here is the code

Re: [Flashcoders] prevent bot updating voting

2007-08-03 Thread Glen Pike
Hi, MD5 is one way encryption - you can't un-encrypt it, but you can use it to send a hashed version of your variables between Flash and server, then you compare hashed variable with one you hash: ?php //OT... if(isset($_POST['hash']) { //Don't just trust your input

Re: [Flashcoders] Q:Papervision 3D for 'simple' rotating cube effect

2007-08-03 Thread Glen Pike
Please don't cross post to FlashCoders and OSFlash :) [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I am trying to achieve an effect similar to the 3D User switching effect in OSX. ___ Flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com To change your subscription options or search

Re: [Flashcoders] oscillations

2007-08-06 Thread Glen Pike
Hi, There are not really any right ways - just the fastest way to get stuff out... http://www.flashbrighton.org/wordpress/?p=9 http://www.flashbrighton.org/wordpress/?p=6 Can't find the drum machine article - they built one as part of a contest with Flash Coders NY - source

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