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Quakeman
04-18-2001, 09:15 AM
Is there a way for me to update texts and graphics in swf file by using scripts (cgi, asp, php or jsp)?

Jesse
04-19-2001, 01:52 AM
Yes. Say you want to call a text string out aof a database dependingon the date, you can create a script which interacts with the databse (CGI/PHP/whatever) and then use loadVariablesNum() to call it via Flash and have it rerutn the data as described here: http://www.actionscripts.org/tutorials/intermediate/loadVariables_script_interaction/index.shtml

Cheers

Jesse

Quakeman
04-19-2001, 12:52 PM
Thx for the advice. Can I change images and links in this way?

Jesse
04-20-2001, 01:23 AM
If you make your links dynamic you can. Something like this, have abutton which has this code:

getURL (theURL);

Then you can load up a varaibel called 'theURL' from a database via a script and that link will link to whatever that string variable contains.

Images are more difficult. You can't import images on the fly unless you use Generator, (and even then I don't know how), so they would all have to be in SWF format to start with...

Cheers

Jesse