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Somebody approached me today asking me if they knew of a way to specify a flash equivalent of the BASE html tag, that changes the base directory location for all of the swfâ€™s relative external calls, such as Movieclip.loadMovie, Movieclip.loadVariables, loadMovieNum, XML.load, getURL etc...
September 5, 2007 Today Views: 2 Total Views: 4,162
If you have GetRight installed on your computer, a download management utility and you view a Flash movie that attempts to load an mp3 sound file into the flash player dynamically using ...
August 31, 2007 Today Views: 1 Total Views: 2,710
We all like to know a little more about what goes on under the hood of our favourite tools. Undocumented features and the like have a certain appeal that gets everybody excited.
August 29, 2007 Today Views: 1 Total Views: 2,152
The Flash MX Authoring tool has a neat little feature which you can use to organise your include files in one easy to access place.
August 23, 2007 Today Views: 1 Total Views: 2,629
This undocumented method grants permission for the specified domain(s) to access objects and variables in the flash movie that calls the allowDomain method.
August 22, 2007 Today Views: 1 Total Views: 10,237
Weve all seen the somewhat mysterious settings menu, found in the right-click menu for the flash 6 player.
August 21, 2007 Today Views: 1 Total Views: 2,406
Ok, imagine the scenario where you have a number of movies on the page, and each movie has to have the capability of sending and recieving data from and to any of the other movies.
July 26, 2007 Today Views: 2 Total Views: 2,484
Its all in the name, Stage.showMenu is a Boolean property of the Stage object that defines whether to display the menu or not, when the user right-clicks on your flash movie.
July 23, 2007 Today Views: 2 Total Views: 3,031
Yes, by now we should all know that Flash MX can load .jpg files dynamically into a flash movie aswell as being able to load external .swf files, but as always, when it comes to loading large files from external sources, it is good practice and almost standard to create a preloader for the file.
July 5, 2007 Today Views: 1 Total Views: 2,507
Sometimes it is necessary to determine if a file exists using actionscript, for example when you have a preloader cue, that loads a series of .jpgs one after another, if one of the files doesnt exist then ...
June 7, 2007 Today Views: 1 Total Views: 2,515