RE: [Flashcoders] Question about Google Maps Flash APIs

2008-05-15 Thread Romuald Quantin
Or if you have the SWC downloadable you can just copy the file near the FLA file, flash will load it automatically. Romu www.soundstep.com -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Sidney de Koning Sent: 15 May 2008 15:51 To: Flash Coders List

[Flashcoders] Soundstep - BaseUI

2008-05-15 Thread Romuald Quantin
Hi everyone, Sorry to bother you ^^ I'd like to introduce you my new blog, which is there: http://www.soundstep.com/ And also introduce something that might help you (I hope). You can see a demo of BaseUI, some classes I use all the time to handle a flash liquid UI site like

[Flashcoders] Info mailing list

2008-05-15 Thread Romuald Quantin
Hi again, still me. I'm following a lot of blogs and specific mailing list like Papervision, or whatever. This mailing list is great but could you share with me some nice general actionscript mailing list you might know? I googled it but I didn't really find others. Thanks. Romu

RE: [Flashcoders] Why do you compile with the Flash IDE?

2008-05-16 Thread Romuald Quantin
I sometimes compile with the flash IDE using FDT. I sometimes compile with the Flex SDK using FDT. I sometimes compile with Flex Builder. The thing is, if someone is going to use your source later, it is nice for them to have a FLA especially if they don't know how to use Flex, Flash Develop, FDT

RE: [Flashcoders] Why do you compile with the Flash IDE?

2008-05-16 Thread Romuald Quantin
You can create an actionscript project in Flex, see this tutorial: http://www.gotoandlearn.com/player.php?id=60 Then you can create your graphics in Flash and use them as a SWC file in Flex Builder. If you create your SWC in flash you can even use Flash develop or FDT with the Flex SDK, you

RE: [Flashcoders] Why do you compile with the Flash IDE?

2008-05-16 Thread Romuald Quantin
I don't know if you tried but, I've done some and this has never worked for me. In fact, it seems if you do both on a mac it is working and if you do both on a PC the mac version get corrupted if I remember well. I had to export them both on each OS and make an image with macimage for example.

RE: [Flashcoders] Why do you compile with the Flash IDE?

2008-05-16 Thread Romuald Quantin
with the Flash IDE? On Fri, May 16, 2008 at 3:13 PM, Romuald Quantin [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: The thing is, if someone is going to use your source later, it is nice for them to have a FLA especially if they don't know how to use Flex, Flash Develop, FDT or whatever... I have no way of opening a FLA. I

RE: [Flashcoders] Why do you compile with the Flash IDE?

2008-05-16 Thread Romuald Quantin
, Romuald Quantin [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: The thing is, if someone is going to use your source later, it is nice for them to have a FLA especially if they don't know how to use Flex, Flash Develop, FDT or whatever... I have no way of opening a FLA. I haven't used (or missed) Flash since I

RE: [Flashcoders] StageDisplayState.FULL_SCREEN

2008-05-16 Thread Romuald Quantin
If the swf size is fixed and you activate fullscreen, it should work as expected. Sorry I don't have any source code example but I think I've done it. But around the movie you'll get the color set for the SWF, meaning if you want you fixed SWF sitting on a nice gradient background, I don't think

RE: [Flashcoders] Why do you compile with the Flash IDE?

2008-05-16 Thread Romuald Quantin
I work both on Mac and PC, I gave up compiling from Flash IDE on Mac, just REALLY too long... If I you want to compile on Mac but still use Flash for graphic assets, here is what I was doing: You have to export your FLA (containing only graphics, fonts or whatever) as a SWC and use it compiling

RE: [Flashcoders] StageDisplayState.FULL_SCREEN

2008-05-16 Thread Romuald Quantin
] StageDisplayState.FULL_SCREEN The movie was originally supposed to be fixed but the client has asked for me to make it scale I'd like the movie to scale to about 80% of the screen size rather than 100% - is this possible? On 16 May 2008, at 16:12, Romuald Quantin wrote: If the swf size is fixed and you activate

RE: [Flashcoders] StageDisplayState.FULL_SCREEN

2008-05-16 Thread Romuald Quantin
Yes working but it will always return null in the flash IDE See the file enclosed, open it, shift F + 12, open the EXE file and press echap to see I update a textField with the display state. Romu -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of

RE: [Flashcoders] Blank flash problem...

2008-05-22 Thread Romuald Quantin
Work fine as well Windows XP FP 9,0,124,0 Firefox 2 Romu www.soundstep.com -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Glen Pike Sent: 22 May 2008 10:52 To: Flash Coders List Subject: [Flashcoders] Blank flash problem... Hi, I have a live site

RE: [Flashcoders] Tweening text more smoothly - AS3

2008-05-22 Thread Romuald Quantin
Sure, add a bit of easing, are you using a tweener or something? Easing when the scroll has to stop and run, easing to scale up and down, and it should be a lot better. Romu www.soundstep.com -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Vayu Robins

RE: [Flashcoders] Tweening text more smoothly - AS3

2008-05-22 Thread Romuald Quantin
It is hard to get a smooth linear movement anyway, because the easing is linear you're going to see very well a break in the movement, which can happen because of the browser, or whatever. It is probably a lot smoother in the Flash IDE than in a browser. Romu -Original Message- From:

RE: [Flashcoders] Tweening text more smoothly - AS3

2008-05-22 Thread Romuald Quantin
smoother in the Flash IDE. On 5/22/08 1:34 PM, Romuald Quantin [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: It is hard to get a smooth linear movement anyway, because the easing is linear you're going to see very well a break in the movement, which can happen because of the browser, or whatever. It is probably a lot

RE: [Flashcoders] AS3 GModeler?

2008-05-28 Thread Romuald Quantin
The most well-known as3 frameworks are: http://labs.adobe.com/wiki/index.php/Cairngorm http://puremvc.org/ A full list there: http://seantheflashguy.com/blog/2007/11/20/actionscript-30-uml-and-code-gene ration-tools/ If you're an eclipse user (which I recommend):

RE: [Flashcoders] Rectangle doesnt have scaleX/Y?

2008-05-28 Thread Romuald Quantin
A rectangle is invisible, instead of using the scale properties that don't exist; maybe you can calculate the real width and height values? Or If your problem is keeping a ratio, maybe this post on my blog will help? http://www.soundstep.com/blog/2008/05/08/background-fitting-the-browser-and-

RE: [Flashcoders] Cross domain AS3

2008-05-29 Thread Romuald Quantin
I guess you need a crossdomain.xml file on your server: http://www.adobe.com/devnet/flashplayer/articles/fplayer9_security.html Romu -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of SJM Sent: 29 May 2008 10:12 To: Flash Coders List Subject: [Flashcoders]

RE: [Flashcoders] flex 3 Event.RESIZE

2008-06-05 Thread Romuald Quantin
This event is the right one, maybe because the stage == null when you add the listener? If it helps, I wrote classes to handle liquid UI based on this event: http://www.soundstep.com/blog/downloads/baseui/ Even if you don't use it, you can probably check the code and find something. You might

RE: [Flashcoders] flex 3 Event.RESIZE

2008-06-05 Thread Romuald Quantin
Sorry didn't see it was flex. -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Patrick J. Jankun Sent: 05 June 2008 15:04 To: Flashcoder Mailinglist Subject: [Flashcoders] flex 3 Event.RESIZE Hello Everyone, This is something probably very stupid, but i

RE: [Flashcoders] animate mask like liquid

2008-06-06 Thread Romuald Quantin
I don't know if it has something to do with what you want to reach but check the demo 5 and 6 on this link, kind a liquid shape generated with bitmap drawing and filters: http://www.soundstep.com/blog/2008/05/08/line-bitmap-drawing-with-tweener-be zier/ Romu -Original Message- From:

RE: [Flashcoders] AS3: How can I target an object from adot-sytaxstring?

2008-06-12 Thread Romuald Quantin
If you fell developing it, I wrote an experiment about the flash proxy class. I would do it that way. The proxy class makes you able to handle new methods and properties on any other classes (especially the one that are not dynamic, almost all of them), to access to something like:

RE: [Flashcoders] Re: Is it possible to display in the xml file

2008-06-12 Thread Romuald Quantin
Usually I use #38; -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Karim Beyrouti Sent: 12 June 2008 15:47 To: 'Flash Coders List' Subject: RE: [Flashcoders] Re: Is it possible to display in the xml file Or you could use CDATA tags in your XML:

RE: [Flashcoders] Insert breakpoints and run debugger withoutFlashCS3?

2008-06-16 Thread Romuald Quantin
A Russian google translation seems to say: This mailbox is not loading processes, applications and Other messages. You need to write to address assigned to your ACT. :D -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Ali Drongo Sent: 16 June 2008 09:29

RE: [Flashcoders] Is there any way to get a list of the classescompiled into a SWF?

2008-06-17 Thread Romuald Quantin
I think Flash develop should show you the content of your SWF. Sothink decompiler will do the job as well, but PC software. I remember FDT is showing the content of a SWC, you might be able to do the same with a SWF. Romu www.soundstep.com -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED]

RE: [Flashcoders] Gaia 2.2.0 now available

2008-06-17 Thread Romuald Quantin
AS3 framework, it is source automation, better to go on the site to see the video. The useful is time saver... Romu -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Elia Morling Sent: 17 June 2008 12:10 To: Flash Coders List Subject: Re: [Flashcoders]

RE: [Flashcoders] protect CSV separator

2008-06-18 Thread Romuald Quantin
I answer myself :P To protect the comma in a CSV string, it is in fact quite simple: myString = '' + myString + ''; Romu -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Romuald Quantin Sent: 18 June 2008 13:35 To: Flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com

[Flashcoders] BaseUI version 2 - Flash Layout

2008-06-23 Thread Romuald Quantin
Hi everyone, I'm happy to tell you that you can use the second version of BaseUI. It will help you to handle the positions and sizes; it makes things easy when you want to manage backgrounds and assets behaviors in a liquid or fixed flash site. In this new version, I reproduce what the Flex

RE: [Flashcoders] Button component not working with buttonMode

2008-07-02 Thread Romuald Quantin
If I remember well: useHandCursor = true Romu www.soundstep.com -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Martin Klasson Sent: 02 July 2008 13:10 To: Flash Coders List Subject: [Flashcoders] Button component not working with buttonMode Hi

RE: [Flashcoders] Button component not working with buttonMode

2008-07-02 Thread Romuald Quantin
Forgot, you'll need to set the mouseChildren to false as well Romu www.soundstep.com -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Martin Klasson Sent: 02 July 2008 13:10 To: Flash Coders List Subject: [Flashcoders] Button component not working with

RE: [Flashcoders] AS3 events framework ...

2008-07-03 Thread Romuald Quantin
If I understood well your need, you might want to have a look to model-view-controller framework, to Cairngorm or pureMVC. It will centralize your events and actions (commands) through only one interface, making things easier to debug and develop. Hope it helps. Romu www.soundstep.com

RE: [Flashcoders] variable in e4x filtering

2008-07-09 Thread Romuald Quantin
This will search through everything if you need: _officesXML..*.(@name == NJ Agency) Romu www.soundstep.com -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Christoffer Enedahl Sent: 09 July 2008 15:51 To: Flash Coders List Subject: Re: [Flashcoders]

RE: [Flashcoders] variable in e4x filtering

2008-07-09 Thread Romuald Quantin
Also, Grant Skinner explained that you can avoid: hasOwnProperty(@name) By using : (attribute(name) == NJ) It won't throw an error if the attribute doesn't exist, pretty handy. http://gskinner.com/talks/as3workshop/ slide 91 Romu www.soundstep.com -Original Message- From: [EMAIL

RE: [Flashcoders] variable in e4x filtering

2008-07-09 Thread Romuald Quantin
in e4x filtering I don't think that will not work unless every single node in the XML has the attribute called name. hasOwnProperty(@name) checks if the node has the attribute. Kenneth Kawamoto http://www.materiaprima.co.uk/ Romuald Quantin wrote: This will search through everything if you need

RE: [Flashcoders] variable in e4x filtering

2008-07-09 Thread Romuald Quantin
' Subject: Re: [Flashcoders] variable in e4x filtering Yes, I can verify that. Thanks. _officesXML..*.(attribute(name) == NJ Agency) Kenneth Kawamoto http://www.materiaprima.co.uk/ Romuald Quantin wrote: Also, Grant Skinner explained that you can avoid: hasOwnProperty(@name) By using

RE: [Flashcoders] as3 class libraries

2008-07-15 Thread Romuald Quantin
Well maybe BaseUI if you find it useful? ^^ http://www.soundstep.com/blog/downloads/baseui/ Romu www.soundstep.com -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Rich Rodecker Sent: 14 July 2008 21:55 To: Flash Coders List Subject: Re: [Flashcoders]

[Flashcoders] hiring

2008-07-16 Thread Romuald Quantin
Hi, I'm not sure it is the right place to do that but people have been friendly on this list, I hope you can help. I'll have to hire a flash/flex developer in London UK for a permanent job. Can anyone tell me some good place to post an ad? I'm not looking for a general IT job site

RE: [Flashcoders] The Charges Against ActionScript 3.0

2008-07-17 Thread Romuald Quantin
Well, I've coded years with AS2 and I have to say, except for the problem with loaded SWF, which will probably be solved soon: http://www.gskinner.com/blog/archives/2008/07/additional_info.html, I'm not missing AS2 at all!! I'm not from another language but AS3 is a lot cleaner, nothing to

[Flashcoders] AS3 shop

2008-07-22 Thread Romuald Quantin
Hi everyone, Do you know some solid flash cart / flash shop in AS3? Even classes to manage a cart, I wouldn't like to build everything. I found some but unfortunately in AS2. Thanks Romu www.soundstep.com http://www.soundstep.com/

RE: [Flashcoders] AS3 shop

2008-07-23 Thread Romuald Quantin
Hi guys, strictly no hint for that? :/ -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Romuald Quantin Sent: 22 July 2008 09:38 To: Flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com Subject: [Flashcoders] AS3 shop Hi everyone, Do you know some solid flash cart

RE: [Flashcoders] AS3 shop

2008-07-24 Thread Romuald Quantin
Matter of time, I need a front-end and ideally a back-end on this shop with log and command management, I just don't have time to build my own. If I don't find anything I might go to port an AS2 solution. Romu -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On

RE: [Flashcoders] Re: AS3 - Eclipse FDT - Problem with Embed Fonts

2008-07-30 Thread Romuald Quantin
Are you making mxml file with FDT? mx.core.FontAsset is part of the Flex Framework if I'm not wrong. You can't use it for Flash, like you can't use Tile, HBox or other part of the Flex framework. For flash with FDT - you can load a SWF containing the fonts - add a SWC containing your fonts in

RE: [Flashcoders] OT: Questions to ask an interviewee

2008-07-30 Thread Romuald Quantin
Why not asking him sources and asks questions about his own sources? Why did you do it that way? Why did you do use that? Etc... You'll see both what is capable of by looking closely at his sources and see his skills by asking right questions about it. I can't think you won't find out that

RE: [Flashcoders] OT: Questions to ask an interviewee

2008-07-30 Thread Romuald Quantin
Well it depends who you're working for; my company is not asking me any as2 code. Romu www.soundstep.com -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of allandt bik-elliott (thefieldcomic.com) Sent: 30 July 2008 12:24 To: Flash Coders List Subject: Re:

RE: [Flashcoders] When to use AS3?

2008-07-30 Thread Romuald Quantin
Good idea of the new thread. AS3 is definitely better in term of performance and stability, the Papervision3D guys can probably talk about, see the differences between the as2 and as3 version. AS3 is also a lot cleaner than AS2, easier to maintain IMHO. Another good way to see when to use AS3

RE: [Flashcoders] When to use AS3?

2008-07-30 Thread Romuald Quantin
Yeah true, or what's working as well is saying that AS2 code is harder to maintain and will cost you more money in the future. Romu www.soundstep.com -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Sidney de Koning Sent: 30 July 2008 13:05 To: Flash

RE: [Flashcoders] OT: Questions to ask an interviewee

2008-07-30 Thread Romuald Quantin
It does make me feel depressed as well :) I'll have to find someone to hire in the next month and I'll focus on his own source code and what Meinte and Zeh said previously. For me it is very important to see if the interviewee is interested in what he's doing (coding) and most of all id he's

RE: [Flashcoders] Running Projector from a DVD

2008-07-31 Thread Romuald Quantin
When Flash CS3 was release the fscommand didn't work, is this been solved? Romu www.soundstep.com -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Glen Pike Sent: 31 July 2008 10:41 To: Flash Coders List Subject: Re: [Flashcoders] Running Projector from

[Flashcoders] Hiring

2008-08-04 Thread Romuald Quantin
Hi everyone, Sorry I'm asking before doing it, I'm looking for an AS3 Senior Developer for a permanent contract. Will it be welcomed to post the ad here or not at all? I understand if you don't want this list flooded with job ads. Thanks. Romu

RE: [Flashcoders] Load and generate PDF from Flash?

2008-08-05 Thread Romuald Quantin
This might help: http://www.alivepdf.org/ Romu www.soundstep.com -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Ali Drongo Sent: 05 August 2008 11:08 To: Flash Coders List Subject: [Flashcoders] Load and generate PDF from Flash? Hi there, does anyone

RE: [Flashcoders] Hiring

2008-08-05 Thread Romuald Quantin
. Romuald By the way, wouldn't be nice if there was a [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list? -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Romuald Quantin Sent: 04 August 2008 11:05 To: Flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com Subject: [Flashcoders] Hiring Hi everyone

[Flashcoders] list working?

2008-08-06 Thread Romuald Quantin
Is that list working? I've posted an email hours ago, I still don't see it. And I don't receive anymore emails from it? If a nice guy could send me a confirmation to romu mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] [EMAIL PROTECTED], it could be great. Romu www.soundstep.com http://www.soundstep.com/

RE: [Flashcoders] Flash Player 10 not workin on FD 3

2008-08-06 Thread Romuald Quantin
Did you set everything needed? Lee Brimelow has done a video, maybe it will help checking everything? http://www.gotoandlearn.com/player.php?id=73 Romu www.soundstep.com -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Omar Fouad Sent: 06 August 2008

[Flashcoders] AS3 scrollpane external skin

2008-08-07 Thread Romuald Quantin
Hi, Is there any way to skin a ScrollPane AS3 component with an external skin? External as we could do with the FLVPlayback? Romu www.soundstep.com http://www.soundstep.com/ ___ Flashcoders mailing list Flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com

RE: [Flashcoders] Object vs *

2008-08-11 Thread Romuald Quantin
It has been done there, after the intro: http://www.sonystyle.com.mx/lounge/ It is working pretty well I guess. Romu www.soundstep.com -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Merrill, Jason Sent: 11 August 2008 15:31 To: Flash Coders List

[Flashcoders] BaseUI v3

2008-08-13 Thread Romuald Quantin
Hi everyone, I released on my blog BaseUI version 3. BaseUI is an AS3 layouts and assets manager. It makes you able to use on a DisplayObject properties you can find in the Flex framework: top, bottom, right, width, percent width, ratio and so on. You now have a canvas and some subclasses to

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

2008-09-04 Thread Romuald Quantin
When Flash CS3 was released the fscommand didn't work, so it hasn't been solved? Romu www.soundstep.com -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of BOYD SPEER Sent: 04 September 2008 17:37 To: Flash Coders List Subject: [Flashcoders] Using fscommand

RE: [Flashcoders] removeChild madness

2008-09-09 Thread Romuald Quantin
I'm not sure but I think you don't correctly remove the onEnterFrame Event. As you use the weakReference you miss the false in the remove method, you should remove it that way: removeEventListener(Event.ENTER_FRAME, onEnterFrame, false); If this doesn't solve your problem, I usually set

RE: [Flashcoders] A Question that I've been asking for years!!

2008-09-11 Thread Romuald Quantin
Read books will help to understand the concept, let's try an example: Let's say you built a flash library and one of your class (ex: Main class) needs another proper class to be instantiated (like a Config class). Main class constructor: Public function Main(config:IConfig):void { } IConfig

RE: [Flashcoders] Testing

2008-09-16 Thread Romuald Quantin
I didn't know that, I've got the same issue. Any way to solve it? -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Ian Thomas Sent: 16 September 2008 16:01 To: Flash Coders List Subject: Re: [Flashcoders] Testing Yes they are. This is a common issue with

[Flashcoders] Soma Protest

2008-12-08 Thread Romuald Quantin
Hi everyone, Not spam intended and just to try to help the community. I've built a site-demo for the framework Soma, please have a look: http://www.soundstep.com/blog/2008/12/08/soma-protest/ http://www.soundstep.com/somaprotest/ Thanks Romu www.soundstep.com

Re: [Flashcoders] Soma Protest

2008-12-09 Thread Romuald Quantin
yes, SVN are there: http://www.soundstep.com/blog/downloads/somaui/ Romu www.soundstep.com allandt bik-elliott (thefieldcomic.com) wrote: do you have an svn repo or a google code area? On Mon, Dec 8, 2008 at 6:30 PM, Brenda Hicks [EMAIL PROTECTED]wrote: Great minds think alike! I had

[Flashcoders] asdoc inheritance from built-in class

2009-01-07 Thread Romuald Quantin
Hi, I generated a doc for a single class with the asdoc tool from the SDK and I found out that I dont get the properties, methods and events from the super class: http://www.soundstep.com/blog/source/somatext/docs/ For instance, I dont see the link: show inherited properties I can see with

Re: [Flashcoders] multiple fonts in TextField?

2009-01-13 Thread Romuald Quantin
I dont know if you think it is useful but I've extracted a text tool from my framework: SomaText. It allows you to easily create TextField and apply styles from a stylesheet, you can set a lot TextField and TextFormat properties straight from the stylesheet if you wish. It is a single class

Re: [Flashcoders] [flash textfield] lose formatting

2009-01-16 Thread Romuald Quantin
I have already posted that here but, I think this (a single class that is extending TextField) can help you as it is a kind of things Ive already done (and I was bored to struggle with textfield, textformat, style, etc). I've extracted a text tool from my framework: SomaText. It allows you

Re: [Flashcoders] Re: Dynamically resize Flash

2009-01-19 Thread Romuald Quantin
I sent to the BrowserCanvas developer the IE error months ago, I guess he didn't find a solution if he didn't update his library. I've been asked for this some months ago but we've ended up to build a flash scrollbar instead... if I may ask, what makes you choose a browser scrollbar for a

Re: [Flashcoders] Advanced Rollover Physics/Math...

2009-02-13 Thread Romuald Quantin
Element awareness remind me of what I read in the Keith Peter's book Advanced AS3 Animation. I would go to use a Vector2D class he has recreated from other programming language (there's also a Vector3D class built-in in flash). He's talking about the Craig Reynolds' demo (which are element

Re: [Flashcoders] OOP AS3 learning

2009-03-05 Thread Romuald Quantin
This might be useful I guess. http://www.as3dp.com/ See the categories on the right, design patterns are listed with examples. Hope it helps. Romu www.soundstep.com Joel Stransky wrote: The OReilly DP book does include the major patterns. But I have to say they could have been explained a

Re: [Flashcoders] Strange behaviour ByteArray to BitmapData object

2009-03-16 Thread Romuald Quantin
Did you try myByteArray.position = 0 before reading it ? You can try to use a Loader.loadBytes to instantiate a Bitmap (it uses a loader but it takes no time). Do you load the picture before storing the bytes? If it is helping, I built a loader that is storing bytes for a cache system and

[Flashcoders] Flash Future - Unity3D, iPhone and performance

2009-03-20 Thread Romuald Quantin
Hi, Not sure that's really the right place for it, but... I'm wondering what are your thoughts about that. Which Flash Developer has never had a struggle with Flash Player performance and garbage collection? I'm not surprised apple doesn't want flash on their iPhone because of performance

Re: [Flashcoders] Removing a key and value in an object

2009-03-24 Thread Romuald Quantin
to remove dynamic properties you: delete obj.a; Same as removing nodes or properties from an XML; Romu www.soundstep.com ACE Flash wrote: Hey there, I was trying to remove the first key and value ( a:foo ) from the oject. var obj:Object = {a:foo, b:bar} Is there a way to remove it? Thank

Re: [Flashcoders] MovieClip inside MoveClip. Path confusion.

2009-04-09 Thread Romuald Quantin
This should work: group.getChildByName(page1).width Romu www.soundstep.com Hans Wichman wrote: pages.page1.width :) On Thu, Apr 9, 2009 at 12:35 PM, Dav d...@funkdaweb.com wrote: Hi all, Wondering if anyone can help me with a problem that's left me scratching my head! Basically I

Re: [Flashcoders] AS3: if (urlvars.bids != null) trace(urlvars.bids); still prints null?

2009-04-09 Thread Romuald Quantin
if you're sure you receive an empty value and the check does not work, maybe try if (String(urlvars.bids) != ) Romu Muzak wrote: If the variable is actually present, it will have a value: an emtpy string. And you may have to check for 0 instead of 0, again a string. if (urlvars.bids !=

[Flashcoders] File browse and Mac filetype

2009-04-15 Thread Romuald Quantin
Hi, I'm facing a really annoying problem on Mac Leopard 10.5.6. I built an app with AIR and it requires that I select the path of an existing application, let's say Flash. To select the path, I wanted to select the application use a file.browse(). It works well on Windows but on Mac the

[Flashcoders] MVC talking

2009-10-06 Thread Romuald Quantin
Hi There, Interested in AS3 MVC framework talking? I worked on a new MVC design philosophy, please have a read if you are interested. I'd like to get some opinions. http://www.soundstep.com/blog/2009/10/06/mvc-design-philosophy/ Romu www.soundstep.com