Re: [Flashcoders] flash linux

2005-10-20 Thread Eric E. Dolecki
micha, How about reporting reproducible steps of the bug here and someone will get it to the engineers to look at? If its a crashing bug, like you have said, and it is reproducible, then please post it up. Otherwise, like Stan said, this indeed comes across like a rant. Eric Dolecki On

Re: [Flashcoders] flash linux

2005-10-20 Thread Eric E. Dolecki
I didn't read that far down. So one of us will try to reproduce your bug and send it in to MM. Thanks. Eric On Oct 20, 2005, at 7:38 AM, Michael Stuhr wrote: Eric E. Dolecki schrieb: micha, How about reporting reproducible steps of the bug here and someone will get

[Flashcoders] Not getting my own posts

2005-10-21 Thread Eric E. Dolecki
Even though the list is set to send me my own posts, I am not getting them... e.dolecki ___ Flashcoders mailing list Flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com http://chattyfig.figleaf.com/mailman/listinfo/flashcoders

[Flashcoders] testing 1 2 3

2005-10-21 Thread Eric E. Dolecki
will I see my own post? e.d. ___ Flashcoders mailing list Flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com http://chattyfig.figleaf.com/mailman/listinfo/flashcoders

[Flashcoders] list down?

2005-10-24 Thread Eric E. Dolecki
no emails since oct 22 at 3:42 AM :/ e.d. ___ Flashcoders mailing list Flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com http://chattyfig.figleaf.com/mailman/listinfo/flashcoders

Re: [Flashcoders] setInterval() and the trouble

2005-10-29 Thread Eric E. Dolecki
use setTimeout now and you dont need to worry about interval ids. e.dolecki On Oct 29, 2005, at 11:21 AM, Weyert de Boer wrote: JOR wrote: At first glance it looks like you have a potential continuous loop issue? stopwatchComplete() questionComplete() stopwatchComplete() and so on

Re: [Flashcoders] Circle, rotation to ?

2005-11-01 Thread Eric E. Dolecki
Hmm yes. Looks like the regular Tween stuff won't work. Looks like a rotation easing class might be in order. And it decides whether or not to rotate + or - to get to the destination. Its a bit of work to do, but it would really be worth it. The Tween class seems to only want to += until

Re: [Flashcoders] Circle, rotation to ?

2005-11-01 Thread Eric E. Dolecki
(this, _rotation, Strong.easeOut, this._rotation, newAngle, 1, true); }; // just mind the formatting. :) martin Eric E. Dolecki wrote: Hmm yes. Looks like the regular Tween stuff won't work. Looks like a rotation easing class might be in order. And it decides whether or not to rotate + or - to get

Re: [Flashcoders] img tag in textarea

2005-11-03 Thread Eric E. Dolecki
the image tag is big buggy. I'd think about nesting some mcs and using a scrollpane or something else instead :/ On Nov 3, 2005, at 5:05 PM, Diego Guebel wrote: I cant get the img tag works as expected/ I want to have some text with images around in a textarea and they simply appear on

Re: [Flashcoders] sound fadeOut

2005-11-07 Thread Eric E. Dolecki
I've found that linear adjustments prove to sound highly inaccurate - or strange. You'll notice no difference, and then the change will be quite abrupt. So be careful with these kinds of things - linear is probably not the best way to go. e.dolecki On Nov 7, 2005, at 5:21 AM, [EMAIL

[Flashcoders] scope in classes

2005-11-07 Thread Eric E. Dolecki
Wondering what the best way to scope mc event functions to a function in a class is... lets say in the class init (this is for a component), you attach some mcs. Then you want to have onRelease functions that scope back down to a private function to handle that. Whats the best way to do

Re: [Flashcoders] scope in classes

2005-11-07 Thread Eric E. Dolecki
() { // scoped to class, not mc } - Original Message - From: Eric E. Dolecki [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: Flashcoders mailing list flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com Sent: Monday, November 07, 2005 12:11 PM Subject: [Flashcoders] scope in classes Wondering what the best way to scope mc event functions

Re: [Flashcoders] scope in classes

2005-11-07 Thread Eric E. Dolecki
); }; // Return the proxy function. return fProxy; } } On Nov 7, 2005, at 12:29 PM, JesterXL wrote: You can use Proxy; ARP has one, and a few other Proxy's have been written that support this. Anyone have the links to those handy? - Original Message - From: Eric E. Dolecki [EMAIL

Re: [Flashcoders] dispatching events from a class

2005-11-13 Thread Eric E. Dolecki
whats the purpose of the eventListener inside the constructor? init is being implicitly called within the class... just dispatch the event, and set up a listener in your FLA edolecki On Nov 13, 2005, at 9:37 AM, Javier Tello wrote: Still doesn't work. If you look at the code the class

[Flashcoders] water ripple

2005-11-29 Thread Eric E. Dolecki
I am working on a little effect of a water ripple. I am using a mc that grows and blurs and fades to produce the effect - and while it seems like its working, its slow which leads me to think I have not set it up correctly. anyone have sample code/fla producing a rain-drop type water

Re: [Flashcoders] Disassemble swf

2005-11-29 Thread Eric E. Dolecki
Google this: Actionscript Viewer. Saved my ass twice already this year due to Eclipse/ASDT eating my desktop. :-) edolecki On Nov 29, 2005, at 10:19 PM, Chick Newman wrote: I have been asked to revamp the website here (www.klahanievet.com). The site contains a single swf (with numberous

Re: [Flashcoders] Loading Variables from a button into Flash from a text file!

2005-11-30 Thread Eric E. Dolecki
Without looking further, I don't know why you are using _parent here at all... edolecki On Nov 30, 2005, at 10:28 PM, Nicholas Chhabra wrote: Hey Guys, I'm sure there must be some simple fix to this problem but here goes anyway - I've got a flash document that is loading content form an

[Flashcoders] iFrame javascript Question

2005-11-30 Thread Eric E. Dolecki
yes, this is related to flash, mainly the css tooltips/flash thing i did earlier today. If I have a page in an iFrame, I'd like flash in that page call out to the main HTML (parent of the iframe I guess), and have that produce the tooltip over top of everything... how would I target an

Re: [Flashcoders] the bitmap shift bug

2005-12-01 Thread Eric E. Dolecki
pixelshift has been fixed in fp8, but you are publishing to fp7 right? edolecki On Dec 1, 2005, at 6:29 PM, Matt Ganz wrote: point taken. i'll trace out the x and y of my media display to ensure it's ending up where i want it. and the odd thing about it is that i'm using 7 flvs and only 2

Re: [Flashcoders] How to update components on stage?

2005-12-04 Thread Eric E. Dolecki
Just replace the component on the Stage with the component with the changed inspectable params. edolecki On Dec 3, 2005, at 5:53 PM, Boon Chew wrote: Hi, I created a component today, subclassing it from MovieClip (it's my first component, so excuse me for my newbie question). I realize

[Flashcoders] Picassa-like Control

2006-01-06 Thread Eric E. Dolecki
Has anyone seen anything open-source like the Picassa main photo viewer? They eye-candy one, not the simple iphoto-like view. Viewing photos on a vertically directional arc, main image scaled up largest in the arc center. Looking for a Class or something like that where you give it a

Re: [Flashcoders] Datagrid with hyperlink column???

2006-02-20 Thread Eric E. Dolecki
Google for cellRenderers. On Feb 20, 2006, at 9:19 AM, Noyes, Jeff wrote: Can anyone explain how to do this. I've seen one example by Jesse Warden, but it was entirely Flash. Jeff ___ Flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com To change your subscription

Re: [Flashcoders] Simplified Chinese

2006-10-10 Thread Eric E. Dolecki
Is it possible to put the simplified chinese into an external .as file with UTF-8 encoding (say, setting string variables) and using that? And what would a good unicode font for simplified chinese actually be? Hoping that I don't need to change my OS settings to pull any of this off. -

Re: [Flashcoders] Attaching Video w/o Video Object

2006-10-13 Thread Eric E. Dolecki
You need a Video object present on the Stage or in the Library :( - e. On Oct 13, 2006, at 5:18 PM, Rifled Cloaca wrote: Hi FlashCoders, I'm just getting started with Video, and I'm adding it to a project I'm developing in FlashDevelop, compiled from AS (no FLA). Is there a way to

[Flashcoders] 3D Text Flythrough

2007-03-14 Thread eric e. dolecki
I am looking for example AS2 code that allows for a perspective text flythrough - items in back blurred until brought up closer in perspective. Don't need anything like Papervision3D... this is kinda simple that I could probably code something that looked okay, but there might be a system out

Re: [Flashcoders] Image resizer that maintains ratio

2007-03-26 Thread eric e. dolecki
options or search the archive: http://chattyfig.figleaf.com/mailman/listinfo/flashcoders Brought to you by Fig Leaf Software Premier Authorized Adobe Consulting and Training http://www.figleaf.com http://training.figleaf.com -- eric e. dolecki senior interactive engineer http://www.ericd.net

Re: [Flashcoders] OT: Happy Easter

2007-04-07 Thread eric e. dolecki
___ Flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com To change your subscription options or search the archive: http://chattyfig.figleaf.com/mailman/listinfo/flashcoders Brought to you by Fig Leaf Software Premier Authorized Adobe Consulting and Training http://www.figleaf.com http://training.figleaf.com -- eric e

Re: [Flashcoders] OT: Happy Easter

2007-04-09 Thread eric e. dolecki
: http://chattyfig.figleaf.com/mailman/listinfo/flashcoders Brought to you by Fig Leaf Software Premier Authorized Adobe Consulting and Training http://www.figleaf.com http://training.figleaf.com -- eric e. dolecki senior interactive engineer http://www.ericd.net

[Flashcoders] Weird removeMovieClip problem

2007-04-17 Thread eric e. dolecki
Flash Player 9 r45 executable AS2 I am attaching 3 movieclips, then later need to remove them. No dice. This seems SO noob, but its not happening: for( var i=0; i3; i++) { var clip:MovieClip = _root.attachMovie( object_3D, object_3D_ + i, i+40 ); // other normal stuff } then later I run

Re: [Flashcoders] Weird removeMovieClip problem

2007-04-17 Thread eric e. dolecki
: I had the same problem. In my case, the code was in a class the did not extend MovieClip. Extending it fixed the problem. Other people have suggested using the DepthManager class, but that did not work for me. -Original Message- From: eric e. dolecki [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent

Re: [Flashcoders] Weird removeMovieClip problem

2007-04-17 Thread eric e. dolecki
the problem. Other people have suggested using the DepthManager class, but that did not work for me. -Original Message- From: eric e. dolecki [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Tuesday, April 17, 2007 8:53 AM To: Flashcoders mailing list Subject: [Flashcoders] Weird removeMovieClip problem

[Flashcoders] AS3 detect end of FLV

2007-04-20 Thread eric e. dolecki
is there a reliable way with AS3 to detect the end of a FLV? - eric ___ Flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com To change your subscription options or search the archive: http://chattyfig.figleaf.com/mailman/listinfo/flashcoders Brought to you by Fig Leaf

Re: [Flashcoders] Clear Set Interval Q:

2007-04-24 Thread eric e. dolecki
you could try clearInterval( intervalID); delete intervalID; and then wait for the garbage truck to drive by and pick it up... eric On 4/24/07, Steven Sacks [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: An interval ID is just a number. If you clear the interval, it doesn't get rid of the number, it just stops

Re: [Flashcoders] Q: Best tool for AS3 development

2007-04-25 Thread Eric E. Dolecki
I like Flex Builder and I know many who like FlashDevelop as well. The AS editor in Flash CS3 is improved, but I don't like coding in it as much as a dedicated editor. - eric On Apr 25, 2007, at 11:10 AM, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: At the latest FITC in Toronto I was surprised by the amount

Re: [Flashcoders] Re: flash Dock

2007-04-30 Thread eric e. dolecki
Quit bumping your posts by copy pasting your old one. Wait a bit and see if someone answers, okay? - eric On 4/30/07, Prince Zain [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi Friends, I am new to flash code. Can anybody please guide me to make the following code of OSX menu in vertical format. Here

Re: [Flashcoders] making movie clips tranparent

2007-05-10 Thread eric e. dolecki
subscription options or search the archive: http://chattyfig.figleaf.com/mailman/listinfo/flashcoders Brought to you by Fig Leaf Software Premier Authorized Adobe Consulting and Training http://www.figleaf.com http://training.figleaf.com -- eric e. dolecki senior interactive engineer http

Re: [Flashcoders] Smooth movement for dynamic text

2007-05-10 Thread eric e. dolecki
Anti-alias for animation (not readability) -- eric e. dolecki senior interactive engineer http://www.ericd.net On 5/10/07, pedr browne [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hello, I have a seemingly simple situation which is causing me a real problem. I am moving a dynamic textfield along the x-axis

Re: [Flashcoders] Customized shape of flash player

2007-05-11 Thread eric e. dolecki
That can't be done. On 5/11/07, Waseem Shahzad [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: How we can make a customized shape of flash player in the internet explorer. Not using masking. I want the flash player are show in the irregular shape not in the rectangular shape of any size. Please help. Thanx in

[Flashcoders] Layout Manager

2007-05-11 Thread eric e. dolecki
I am looking for a kind of layout manager (easy to use fairly lightweight). I have done a little digging, and haven't found too much. This is for an AS2 project. I have a viewing port, and will fill it with Objects of random size. I only want to make sure that I don't end up clumping items too

Re: [Flashcoders] Line breaks in textField in e-mail messages

2007-05-12 Thread eric e. dolecki
http://www.figleaf.com http://training.figleaf.com -- eric e. dolecki senior interactive engineer http://www.ericd.net ___ Flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com To change your subscription options or search the archive: http://chattyfig.figleaf.com/mailman

Re: [Flashcoders] Layout Manager

2007-05-14 Thread eric e. dolecki
I wonder if I can use something like Keith Peter's Particle Class and have the clips repel a bit on their own and have that take care of the layout - if done with some care. - eric On 5/14/07, Danny Kodicek [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I am looking for a kind of layout manager (easy to use

Re: [Flashcoders] Layout Manager

2007-05-14 Thread eric e. dolecki
Premier Authorized Adobe Consulting and Training http://www.figleaf.com http://training.figleaf.com -- eric e. dolecki senior interactive engineer http://www.ericd.net ___ Flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com To change your subscription options or search

[Flashcoders] Class broadcasting Question...

2007-05-21 Thread eric e. dolecki
This may sound daft, and perhaps not the way to go, but here is what I am trying to do (AS2): I have a class that I would like timeline code to instantiate and call a method on. I would like the class to broadcast back to whomever is listening... simplified class: import mx.utils.Delegate;

Re: [Flashcoders] Class broadcasting Question...

2007-05-21 Thread eric e. dolecki
YES YES YES YES YES - thank you. I am a moron forgot completely about EventDispatcher. Thats the ticket and its SO much better :) On 5/21/07, [EMAIL PROTECTED] [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi Eric, first suggestion. Unless there is a really good reason not to, loose the AsBroadcaster class. It

Re: [Flashcoders] Have a problem with my flash site, in 1 or 2 people computer

2007-05-22 Thread eric e. dolecki
@chattyfig.figleaf.com To change your subscription options or search the archive: http://chattyfig.figleaf.com/mailman/listinfo/flashcoders Brought to you by Fig Leaf Software Premier Authorized Adobe Consulting and Training http://www.figleaf.com http://training.figleaf.com -- eric e. dolecki senior

Re: [Flashcoders] remove duplicate items in array

2007-05-22 Thread eric e. dolecki
You could prevent duplicates from being placed into the array in the first place. Or http://proto.layer51.com/d.aspx?f=1196 You could rewrite a prototype as a regular function that takes the array as an argument. - eric On 5/22/07, Allandt Bik-Elliott (Receptacle) [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: hi

Re: [Flashcoders] remove duplicate items in array

2007-05-22 Thread eric e. dolecki
holy wow - super samurai ;) I didn't know many even saw that one... On 5/22/07, Allandt Bik-Elliott (Receptacle) [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: i could barely read that - it looks ammmaaazing :D thanks eric - when's the next super samurai book coming out? :) On 22 May 2007, at 18:18, eric e

[Flashcoders] A class that uses LoadVars to return XML

2007-05-23 Thread eric e. dolecki
I can't test this yet (stub code really for now), but I am writing a class to handle all kinds of requests of an HTTP XML service. My question is mainly in having the .onLoad fired properly and generally the setup being adequate to dispatch the resulting XML to a listener in my application. Below

[flashcoders] Q: binary data (JPG) in XML

2007-05-23 Thread eric e. dolecki
I have been asked if its possible to have Flash display a JPG thats stored in XML as a binary object (ie. I don't get a path to the JPG, I get the JPG). I have NO idea what this XML looks like yet, but perhaps someone has done this already? I am not very good with BitmapData, etc. yet and unsure

Re: [flashcoders] Q: binary data (JPG) in XML

2007-05-23 Thread eric e. dolecki
to do this with Flash seems pretty powerful ;) On 5/23/07, T. Michael Keesey [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On 5/23/07, eric e. dolecki [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I have been asked if its possible to have Flash display a JPG thats stored in XML as a binary object (ie. I don't get a path to the JPG, I get

Re: [Flashcoders] MC xscale/width/yscale/height with MCL

2007-05-24 Thread Eric E. Dolecki
mcL_listener.onLoadInit = function( target_mc:MovieClip ):Void { target_mc._width = 300; target_mc._height = 300; } - eric On May 24, 2007, at 6:04 PM, Jonathan Berry wrote: Hello all, I searched the archives for this, but could not find anything close to it. I am using a

Re: [Flashcoders] Where can I find the list component assets?

2007-05-25 Thread eric e. dolecki
1. Bank holiday ?!? 2. Do you mean the outline around the whole list or do you wish to make an outline for items? - eric On 5/25/07, Alistair Colling [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hey there, I'm customizing the v2 list component but can't find the assets in the sampletheme.fla library. I have

Re: [Flashcoders] Where can I find the list component assets?

2007-05-25 Thread eric e. dolecki
, and the banks close as well. B. I want to change the outline for the whole list Thanks :) Ali On 25 May 2007, at 15:50, eric e. dolecki wrote: 1. Bank holiday ?!? 2. Do you mean the outline around the whole list or do you wish to make an outline for items? - eric On 5/25/07, Alistair

Re: [Flashcoders] oLoad function?

2007-05-26 Thread Eric E. Dolecki
1. place your .load after your onLoad function. Best practice. 2. Your 2nd trace is executing before the Array is created. Once created, you can access it. Not before. On May 26, 2007, at 5:53 PM, John Trentini wrote: I am sure this has an easy answer but i can't get my head around it and

Re: [Flashcoders] Mac site check

2007-06-04 Thread eric e. dolecki
ditto. you probably didn't need me to reply though ;) - eric On 6/4/07, [EMAIL PROTECTED] [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Yup, stalled for me to sean That's what I needed. Thanks, RT -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of [EMAIL

[Flashcoders] Private var not accessible?

2007-06-07 Thread eric e. dolecki
I have a simple class and I can't access a private var after using setTimeout... I typed this up to show whats happening: class foo extends MovieClip { private var nTime:Number = 0.75; private var delay:Number; function foo() { // stuff }; public function doSomething():Void { trace( nTime );

Re: [Flashcoders] Private var not accessible?

2007-06-07 Thread eric e. dolecki
inside a class i have to use _global.setTimeout since its not in the intrinsics, maybe use Delegate, but that car should be available from anywhere within the class, no? eric On 6/7/07, Danny Kodicek [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I have a simple class and I can't access a private var after using

Re: [Flashcoders] Private var not accessible?

2007-06-07 Thread eric e. dolecki
thanks all :) I appreciate it. - eric On 6/7/07, eka [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hello :) you must use the second notation of the method : var delay = _global.setTimeout( this, delayedFunc, 1000 ); EKA+ :) 2007/6/7, eric e. dolecki [EMAIL PROTECTED]: I have a simple class and I can't

Re: [Flashcoders] Private var not accessible?

2007-06-07 Thread eric e. dolecki
. Also, you can check out my Timer class for something like this: http://www.jamesor.com/2006/10/18/as2-timer-class/ James O'Reilly — Consultant Adobe Certified Flash Expert http://www.jamesor.com Design • Code • Train eric e. dolecki wrote: I have a simple class and I can't access a private var

[Flashcoders] Snapping to objects

2007-06-20 Thread eric e. dolecki
I am looking for some math that allows for an object to snap (but not cement itself) to another object in a group of objects. I have a routine that maps mouse coordinates in one area of the stage, moving a cursor clip in another. Split the screen in 1/2, and the real mouse on the right moves a

Re: [Flashcoders] Flash Development on PC vs Mac

2007-06-20 Thread eric e. dolecki
With CS3 id say there are no big differences via IDE anymore. FlashDevelop is PC only though I use that a lot. In Parallels. So to be honest, there really isn't much difference anymore. - eric On 6/20/07, Seth Green [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I'd say your choice of Mac vs. PC should go well

[Flashcoders] Mouse Velocity?

2007-06-20 Thread eric e. dolecki
I am calculating mouse velocity, but every now and then you get a 0 for velocity eventhough its not 0 (setInterval prob I suspect). Any better approach? var MouseX; var MouseY; function determineVelocity():Void { MouseX = _root._xmouse MouseY = _root._ymouse setTimeout( calc, 9 ); };

Re: [Flashcoders] Mouse Velocity?

2007-06-21 Thread eric e. dolecki
to toss him. --- eric e. dolecki [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I am calculating mouse velocity, but every now and then you get a 0 for velocity eventhough its not 0 (setInterval prob I suspect). Any better approach? var MouseX; var MouseY; function determineVelocity():Void

Re: [Flashcoders] Multiline Issue

2007-07-06 Thread eric e. dolecki
can we see code? -- eric e. dolecki senior interactive engineer http://www.ericd.net On 7/6/07, Jeff Kemp [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Anyone ever have an issue using multiline textbox where the second line of copy was just writing on top of the first line? Just like the leading was set to zero

[Flashcoders] Strange class scoping problem?

2007-07-10 Thread eric e. dolecki
Have a scoping issue of some kind within a Class itself, seems strange. Flash 9 AS2 SWF. I have a class that handles some XML-RPC calls. Works great from the _root proper, but fails when i call it from within a function... (without getting into all the little specifics of the code, below is

[Flashcoders] Re: Strange class scoping problem?

2007-07-10 Thread eric e. dolecki
I just made the setTimeout call another function, and made the class method call in that. fixed the scope. -- eric On 7/10/07, eric e. dolecki [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Have a scoping issue of some kind within a Class itself, seems strange. Flash 9 AS2 SWF. I have a class that handles some

Re: [Flashcoders] Variable argument list

2007-07-18 Thread eric e. dolecki
you could pass an object and have properties on that object serve as arguments. - eric On 7/18/07, Swapnil Dubey [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi all, I want to implement an function funcA that takes a variable list of arguments, and passes on that list to another function funcB, just like

[Flashcoders] Displacement Map with mcs

2007-07-24 Thread eric e. dolecki
I started coding up a little sniper scope thing. bmp on the stage of the scene. a larger bmp pulled out and used with a displacement map/mask to simulate the magnified sniper scope with some displacement around the edges of the scope occular thing. However I'd like to have mcs on the stage to

Re: [Flashcoders] AS3 - how do i find the path to where a MC belongs?

2007-07-24 Thread eric e. dolecki
http://www.kirupa.com/forum/showthread.php?p=1935107 On 7/24/07, eka [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hello :) in AS3 i don't find a native method ? For the moment you can test : package { import flash.display.* ; public class test extends Sprite { /** * Creates a

Re: [Flashcoders] Displacement Map with mcs

2007-07-25 Thread eric e. dolecki
through setMask() On 7/24/07, eric e. dolecki [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I started coding up a little sniper scope thing. bmp on the stage of the scene. a larger bmp pulled out and used with a displacement map/mask to simulate the magnified sniper scope with some displacement around the edges

Re: [Flashcoders] [FP8, AS2] Rules of thumb: Coding tips?

2007-07-27 Thread eric e. dolecki
Void or void is used when the method doesn't return a value. function foo ():String { return someString; } so that method returns a string :) I have seen people use void within a method that takes no arguments, like this (but I would never do it): function foo( Void):Void { ... video

Re: [Flashcoders] [FP8, AS2] Rules of thumb: Coding tips?

2007-07-27 Thread eric e. dolecki
PROTECTED] wrote: Hey Eric, thanks for the fast reply, I really appreciate the help. eric e. dolecki wrote: Void or void is used when the method doesn't return a value. That make sense. :) So, just to clarify further, if the function returns anything then assign the function (is this called

Re: [Flashcoders] Re: Programatically create flv players

2007-08-03 Thread eric e. dolecki
Check out AS3. var myVideo:Video = new VIdeo(); Eric On 8/2/07, Marcelo de Moraes Serpa [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Ok, I guess my message was too extensive. Let me simplify it: By taking this article as a base: http://www.bit-101.com/blog/?p=546(Quick and Dirty FLV Player, by Keith Peters)

Re: [Flashcoders] Prevent flash from caching the loaded assets

2007-08-06 Thread eric e. dolecki
http://foo.domain.com/images/imageContainer.swf?e=; + getDate() all images could be in 1 swf and called out. On 8/6/07, Ian Thomas [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: That's a wonderfully neat idea. :-D Ian On 8/6/07, Jack Doyle [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: If you're able to store the images in SWF

Re: [Flashcoders] Q: Mootools morph text effect

2007-08-07 Thread eric e. dolecki
use a quick interval and change the background, text size, padding, etc. during it. On 8/7/07, [EMAIL PROTECTED] [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi Does anyone know a way to morph 2 textfields as they are done using the (quite amazing) Mootools javascript framework?

[Flashcoders] Flashcoders [Object vars vs Component Params]

2007-08-07 Thread eric e. dolecki
Quick Q (without testing myself yet)... I have a component that takes params via Component Params panel (inspectable meta) - cool. But I also would like one to be able to set some of those params via SWFobject javascript. like: var so = new SWFObject(movie.swf, mymovie, 400, 200, 8, #336699);

[Flashcoders] Finding a spot on a curveTo Line

2007-08-09 Thread eric e. dolecki
Quick question... I have a curveTo between points, but I'd like to get the x,y 1/2 way through the curve, ON the curve. Googling for some code but haven't seen it yet... I basically want to join another line to the midpoint of the curve, and the curve is dynamically moving throughout - eric

Re: [Flashcoders] Finding a spot on a curveTo Line

2007-08-09 Thread eric e. dolecki
you guys rock - i'll implement this soon™ and report back. doesn't matter which way the curve is i imagine (convex/concave) On 8/9/07, Zeh Fernando [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Quick question... I have a curveTo between points, but I'd like to get the x,y 1/2 way through the curve, ON the

Re: [Flashcoders] Finding a spot on a curveTo Line

2007-08-09 Thread eric e. dolecki
works like a charm. if the curve moves really fast, there is some lag in getting a line to connect to a point on the curve, but its not too bad On 8/9/07, eric e. dolecki [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: you guys rock - i'll implement this soon™ and report back. doesn't matter which way the curve

Re: Re[2]: [Flashcoders] NetStream time and seek

2007-08-13 Thread eric e. dolecki
http://livedocs.adobe.com/flash/mx2004/main_7_2/wwhelp/wwhimpl/common/html/wwhelp.htm?context=Flash_MX_2004file=1599.html On 8/13/07, Helmut Granda [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I was wondering if there was a way to send some one to a certain frame within the FLV since that is how they are

Re: [Flashcoders] Q:Flash Player update and Impact on 3D in Flash

2007-08-21 Thread eric e. dolecki
The updated support will allow Flash Player to take advantage of hardware acceleration provided in computer video cards On 8/21/07, Ian Thomas [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Um... that is a really good announcement. But I don't understand your question's relevance - I don't see any announcement

Re: [Flashcoders] Q:Flash Player update and Impact on 3D in Flash

2007-08-21 Thread eric e. dolecki
] On Behalf Of eric e. dolecki Sent: 21 August 2007 15:49 To: flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com Subject: Re: [Flashcoders] Q:Flash Player update and Impact on 3D in Flash The updated support will allow Flash Player to take advantage of hardware acceleration provided in computer video cards

Re: [Flashcoders] Q:Flash Player update and Impact on 3D in Flash

2007-08-21 Thread eric e. dolecki
to. Secondly, the Adobe press announcement seems quite clear: as well as hardware accelerated, multi-core enhanced full screen video playback. That's hardware acceleration _for the playback of video_. That's nothing to do with talking to the 3D rendering pipeline. Ian On 8/21/07, eric e

[Flashcoders] H264/AAC live online ;)

2007-08-21 Thread eric e. dolecki
http://www.ericd.net/2007/08/h264-playing-in-flash-player.html from Apple's trailer site. H264 with AAC. Nothing changed whatsoever and there it is ;) KICK ASS. - edolecki ___ Flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com To change your subscription options or

[Flashcoders] AIR from Flash CS3 IDE...

2007-08-30 Thread eric e. dolecki
The ability to fire off an AIR application from a FLA quickly is very nice, but I noticed something... nowhere are the dimensions of the thing set (that I can see anyway). So that means my app allowed to resize (don't like that), and because the size isn't set, a comboBox set at the bottom edge

[Flashcoders] FlashProxy on subDomain talking to SWF

2007-08-30 Thread eric e. dolecki
Some older code, trying to see what can be done (besides ExternalInterface): 1. FlashProxy (js) is on domain http://foo.com 2. SWF is on http://www.foo.com HTML page cannot communicate with the SWF. Have tried allowDomain and policy files to no avail. Can this not be done using the old

[Flashcoders] Site effect

2007-08-30 Thread eric e. dolecki
http://www.checklandkindleysides.com/ those paper things are amazing looking... think they were done via 3D? or what? Incredibly nice... - eric ___ Flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com To change your subscription options or search the archive:

Re: [Flashcoders] Animate dynamic text

2007-08-30 Thread eric e. dolecki
short answer: yes. :) On 8/29/07, Waseem Shahzad [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hello I want to know that there is any way of animating a text which we load from an external file .txt and then animate this text. Like we do with static text which is inside the .fla. Please help if any ideas.

Re: [Flashcoders] AS3 / Accessing functions in a Loaded SWF

2007-08-30 Thread eric e. dolecki
load the SWF into a mc with an instance name and then after its ready mcinstance.method(); On 8/28/07, Eric Lee [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hey List, I'm have a swf that contains several functions, and I'm loading it into another swf like this: var ldr:Loader = new Loader(); var

Re: [Flashcoders] AIR from Flash CS3 IDE...

2007-08-30 Thread eric e. dolecki
e. dolecki [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Thursday, August 30, 2007 02:15 PM Pacific Standard Time To: Flashcoders mailing list Subject:[Flashcoders] AIR from Flash CS3 IDE... The ability to fire off an AIR application from a FLA quickly is very nice, but I noticed something

[Flashcoders] AS3 _url?

2007-09-04 Thread eric e. dolecki
_url has been removed from AS3. Trying to find its replacement... is there one? - eric ___ Flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com To change your subscription options or search the archive: http://chattyfig.figleaf.com/mailman/listinfo/flashcoders Brought to

Re: [Flashcoders] Site effect

2007-09-05 Thread eric e. dolecki
Hats off to those guys - its sublime design. I love it. - eric On 9/3/07, Dave Mennenoh [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I emailed the guy at Sennep who did those effects and he said they are pre-rendered in Maya and then shaded frame by frame in Flash - very time consuming, and I agree - beautiful.

[Flashcoders] AIR SWFLoader Question

2007-09-07 Thread eric e. dolecki
I have a SWFLoader in Flex 3 that runs in a transparent application. I have the SWFLoader set to 100% height of the application window its in. I have a local SWF that I load in there, and I want it to resize the Flash to the height of the window. The SWF loads in fine, but the onResize() in the

Re: [Flashcoders] Function call from a function

2007-09-07 Thread eric e. dolecki
can we see all the code? probably a scoping issue. On 9/7/07, Lee Marshall [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I have created a Class that has 2 functions within it Function 1 loads a movie clip Function 2 removes the movieclip I have a button setup in function 1 that reads like this:

Re: [Flashcoders] RESUME: Senior Flash/Flex Developer

2007-09-06 Thread eric e. dolecki
come on... is this really the place? On 9/6/07, Beau Gould [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: My candidate is a Senior-level Flash, Flex and Web Developer with an extensive background in OOP/OOD currently working for an interactive agency in New York City. He has 6+ years experience working with AS1,

Re: [Flashcoders] AIR SWFLoader Question

2007-09-08 Thread Eric E. Dolecki
, eric e. dolecki [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I have a SWFLoader in Flex 3 that runs in a transparent application. I have the SWFLoader set to 100% height of the application window its in. I have a local SWF that I load in there, and I want it to resize the Flash to the height of the window

Re: [Flashcoders] AIR SWFLoader Question

2007-09-08 Thread eric e. dolecki
=749eaa47sliceId=1 regards, Muzak - Original Message - From: Eric E. Dolecki [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com Sent: Sunday, September 09, 2007 12:50 AM Subject: Re: [Flashcoders] AIR SWFLoader Question swf is as2. how would i go about doing what you suggest

[Flashcoders] netStream onPlayStatus ?

2007-09-10 Thread eric e. dolecki
I don't get this to fire for me... its shown in the online docs, but it doesn't seem to do anything? http://livedocs.adobe.com/flash/9.0/ActionScriptLangRefV3/flash/net/NetStream.html#event:onPlayStatus - eric ___ Flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com To

[Flashcoders] AS3 - Serial?

2007-09-10 Thread eric e. dolecki
I am curious if anyone has seen an AS3 class or knows how to go about having AS3 talk to a serial port (like Zinc). Is this possible without a Zinc-like wrapper? - eric ___ Flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com To change your subscription options or search

Re: [Flashcoders] AS3 - Serial?

2007-09-10 Thread eric e. dolecki
Ricky - that looks sweet. Have you tried it? Will it work with a USB interface? - eric On 9/10/07, Ricky Bacon [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: eric e. dolecki wrote: I am curious if anyone has seen an AS3 class or knows how to go about having AS3 talk to a serial port (like Zinc

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