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Forum: ActionScript 2.0 06-29-2014, 11:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 244
Posted By FlashBulb
Try player.eval(sCharacter).gotoAndStop perhaps?

Try player.eval(sCharacter).gotoAndStop perhaps?
Forum: ActionScript 2.0 06-26-2014, 02:52 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 167
Posted By FlashBulb
DisplacementMapFilter - controlled warping

Hi, I'd like to try and use the DisplacementMapFilter to warp some on-screen images with some control, but I'm not sure how to calculate the right displacement map.

Is there anyone who has...
Forum: ActionScript 2.0 04-20-2014, 03:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 417
Posted By FlashBulb
Sooo... not possible, or is there just too little...

Sooo... not possible, or is there just too little community support for good ol' AS2 these days? :)
Forum: ActionScript 2.0 04-16-2014, 06:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 417
Posted By FlashBulb
_droptarget within loaded clip

Hi, I have a simple game made involving checking a dragged clip's _droptarget to see if it is on another clip. Works fine locally, but when I load the page into a flip-book thing, the _droptarget...
Forum: Flash 10 General Questions 07-21-2011, 03:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 995
Posted By FlashBulb
So... then there's no fix? Do you ever use Blend...

So... then there's no fix? Do you ever use Blend Modes in Flash?
Forum: Flash 10 General Questions 07-21-2011, 02:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 995
Posted By FlashBulb
I've had to deal with this for some time. I find...

I've had to deal with this for some time. I find it hard to believe I'm the only one.
Forum: Flash 10 General Questions 07-14-2011, 02:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 995
Posted By FlashBulb
Blending with glitchy artifacts

Does anyone else have this issue with Blend Modes in Flash?

I have a background graphic that's like clouds, and another similar graphic moving over it in Hard Light blend mode. That's working...
Forum: ActionScript 2.0 06-07-2011, 01:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 668
Posted By FlashBulb
Well, the ease of doing it is the key, really. ...

Well, the ease of doing it is the key, really. It's easy to make a button with the off, rolled-over, and down states all in one graphic, and just showing that part at the right time, so I thought I...
Forum: ActionScript 2.0 06-06-2011, 06:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 668
Posted By FlashBulb
Looping indefinitely within part of a Sound

I'm making a small Flash version of the Looking Glass keypad from LOST. In the show, Charlie needs to play Good Vibrations on a 16-number keypad on which each of the numbers is a musical tone in an...
Forum: ActionScript 2.0 06-01-2011, 02:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 847
Posted By FlashBulb
Is it even possible to attach a movie from one...

Is it even possible to attach a movie from one swf's library to a _parent a few levels up? I did some quick testing with a couple of files and I could attachMovie only up to the root level of the...
Forum: ActionScript 2.0 06-01-2011, 05:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 847
Posted By FlashBulb
No, there's no preload... but I tried to trace on...

No, there's no preload... but I tried to trace on actions that happen well after the load is done, and it still returns 'undefined'...
Forum: ActionScript 2.0 06-01-2011, 05:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 847
Posted By FlashBulb
The movie has to be fully loaded before the AS in...

The movie has to be fully loaded before the AS in it runs, right? That code is within the child swf.

Also, I have the same trace running upon certain actions, and it always comes up 'undefined'.
Forum: ActionScript 2.0 06-01-2011, 04:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 847
Posted By FlashBulb
attachMovie and loaded swfs

I'm making a maze program where I load all the walls in the main swf, and I have a loaded swf that places objects and extra things in the maze.

I ran into a depth problem - sometimes, the loaded...
Forum: Gaming and Game Development 05-29-2011, 09:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 712
Posted By FlashBulb
[AS3] Protecting supporting text files

I've made some simple Flash things for use on a Mafia gaming site, latest one is a 3D maze that automatically generates from a text file of 1's and 0's (a 1 is a path and a 0 is a wall).

I'd like...
Forum: ActionScript 2.0 04-19-2011, 01:51 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 454
Posted By FlashBulb
How can I make this movement smooth?

I'm making a scrolling banner to cycle through winner/host banners for games on a Mafia site, but the scripted animation is jerky.

Have a look:...
Forum: Flex 2, 3 & 4 04-07-2011, 03:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,510
Posted By FlashBulb
Datagrid hovering

Hi, I haven't used much Flex, but a colleague of mine came to me with a question about it anyways. :o I hope that I can relay it to the community for some feedback. Here it is:

'I need to know...
Forum: ActionScript 2.0 02-17-2011, 04:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 571
Posted By FlashBulb
Flash animation to FLV

I'd like to make a Flash movie that I export as FLV, but I haven't done this in years. Is there a beginner's tutorial around that could get me started? I keep finding ones that teach me how to make...
Forum: General Chat 11-04-2010, 09:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,034
Posted By FlashBulb
Interesting, I have CS4, and I couldn't get...

Interesting, I have CS4, and I couldn't get anything like that to export... just main timeline stuff, no actions. Or worse!

I looked on gotoandlearn.com, but the only thing I could find was about...
Forum: General Chat 11-04-2010, 02:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,034
Posted By FlashBulb
Thanks for helping me think about this...

Thanks for helping me think about this differently - I actually use Camtasia Studio on a semi-regular basis... the obvious solution is to just make it in Flash like always, and just record it in...
Forum: General Chat 11-03-2010, 06:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,034
Posted By FlashBulb
Here's one...

Here's one (http://www.mikesteffler.com/AS/OEPromoVideo2.html) from a discontinued product.

I guess the only interaction is usually with the sound and navigation controls. A lot of the stuff is...
Forum: General Chat 11-03-2010, 02:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,034
Posted By FlashBulb
Is Flash the only way?

I work for a company, doing Flash, graphic design, and other multimedia tasks. One of the things I create are known as 'Flash Overviews'. A script is written and audio-recorded, and I create...
Forum: Flash 10 General Questions 10-08-2010, 06:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,846
Posted By FlashBulb
Thank you, but the swf is produced from Camtasia,...

Thank you, but the swf is produced from Camtasia, a screen-capture program, and it doesn't have the same timeline as Flash - no Actions as far as I know.

It seems to be automatically produced...
Forum: Flash 10 General Questions 10-04-2010, 07:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,846
Posted By FlashBulb
Camtasia-made swf to loop

Hi, I have a swf that was published from Camtasia Studio, and I need it to loop infinitely.

How can I do this? I can't figure it out. Right-clicking on the swf and having "Loop" checked does...
Forum: Flash 10 General Questions 09-11-2010, 03:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 966
Posted By FlashBulb
I got it to be a lot smoother by moving it with...

I got it to be a lot smoother by moving it with Actionscript instead of tweening it on the Timeline. Still a little bit of jerkiness, but way better.
Forum: Flash 10 General Questions 09-11-2010, 02:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 966
Posted By FlashBulb
Scrolling tween not smooth

Hi, I'm making some scrolling credits with pics and text, and the animation is not smooth. Instead of smoothly flowing up the screen, the pics and text are 'jerky' - they take lots of tiny, quick...
Forum: HTML and JavaScript 09-01-2010, 07:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,865
Posted By FlashBulb
Thanks, adninjastrator - that works. Now I can...

Thanks, adninjastrator - that works. Now I can use Safari to test my alternate content stuff. :)
Forum: HTML and JavaScript 09-01-2010, 12:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,865
Posted By FlashBulb
Still displays swf content? I don't understand,...

Still displays swf content? I don't understand, isn't the idea to have something which does NOT display swf content... like an iPad does not?
Forum: HTML and JavaScript 09-01-2010, 02:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,865
Posted By FlashBulb
How can I test in a non-Flash browser? (iPad emulation?)

Hi, I'm trying out swfobject 2 for my site, in order to be able to serve up some alternate non-Flash content for those with iPads or whatever.

How can I set something up to test it? Some sort of...
Forum: ActionScript 2.0 08-31-2010, 03:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,659
Posted By FlashBulb
I'm trying to use Lauren's JSON article to get...

I'm trying to use Lauren's JSON article to get the JSON data.

http://www.actionscript.org/resources/articles/516/1/JSON-Communication-with-Flash-Loading-Data/Page1.html

and I get a compiler...
Forum: General Chat 08-11-2010, 12:12 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 19,266
Posted By FlashBulb
:rolleyes: Uh ok. I'll rewrite it for you so...

:rolleyes: Uh ok. I'll rewrite it for you so that you can understand better.



Sorry I was so completely unclear the first time.
Forum: General Chat 08-11-2010, 02:24 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 19,266
Posted By FlashBulb
Then the same people would dislike a non-Flash...

Then the same people would dislike a non-Flash site that contains rich content. So it's not accurate to say they don't like Flash, when it's actually that they don't like rich content.

Just so...
Forum: ActionScript 2.0 08-06-2010, 03:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,659
Posted By FlashBulb
So, if I bought a new computer, took it out of...

So, if I bought a new computer, took it out of the box, installed Flash and connected it to the Internet, that should work?

I ask because... don't I need Apache or something to make a proxy if the...
Forum: ActionScript 2.0 08-06-2010, 03:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,659
Posted By FlashBulb
I tried this one out, since it seems to be as...

I tried this one out, since it seems to be as simple as it gets... but all I get back when I run the code is "undefined". I have the .as file in the directory with the .fla and .swf files.
Forum: ActionScript 2.0 08-05-2010, 12:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,659
Posted By FlashBulb
Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: ActionScript 2.0 08-04-2010, 07:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,659
Posted By FlashBulb
JSON Web Service - how to use?

I need to get data from a JSON web service into my swf, but I'm not sure how. I thought I could use the Web Services Panel in Flash, but I think that might only work with SOAP?

How does Flash...
Forum: Flash 10 General Questions 07-29-2010, 03:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,360
Posted By FlashBulb
:cool: Yeah, my glitches are hardcore.

:cool: Yeah, my glitches are hardcore.
Forum: Flash 10 General Questions 07-20-2010, 02:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,360
Posted By FlashBulb
Thanks, but that didn't solve it for me. Were...

Thanks, but that didn't solve it for me. Were you using unusual symbols rather than the regular alphanumeric stuff?
Forum: General Chat 07-16-2010, 05:02 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 19,266
Posted By FlashBulb
BEANZ, I just wanted to say, thank you for...

BEANZ, I just wanted to say, thank you for sharing this video with me!

I was just in a Telus store on my lunch break, to buy some headphones. While I was at the counter, one of the two attractive...
Forum: General Chat 07-09-2010, 09:25 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 19,266
Posted By FlashBulb
Phew! :D LOL

Phew! :D LOL
Forum: General Chat 07-09-2010, 07:34 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 19,266
Posted By FlashBulb
:eek: No please!

:eek: No please!
Forum: General Chat 07-09-2010, 12:46 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 19,266
Posted By FlashBulb
Thanks fanjules!... and thanks everyone else who...

Thanks fanjules!... and thanks everyone else who contributed to this discussion, I really appreciate hearing some perspectives on this.

I feel like I should probably redefine my job title from...
Forum: General Chat 07-08-2010, 06:10 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 19,266
Posted By FlashBulb
Funny, because all I can find in the Google...

Funny, because all I can find in the Google search is the same picture of an image of WoW... I have not seen one video of a person actually playing it. Have you? Can you PM me the link please?

I...
Forum: General Chat 07-08-2010, 05:46 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 19,266
Posted By FlashBulb
Is the 'World Of Warcraft on the iPad' thing a...

Is the 'World Of Warcraft on the iPad' thing a big hoax, an image of WoW shown on an iPad?

http://mashable.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/05/WoW_ipad.jpg

Or is that for real? :p
Forum: ActionScript 2.0 07-08-2010, 11:53 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 400
Posted By FlashBulb
CoverFlow that loads swfs?

I recently puchased the CoverFlow component from here, and it was a mistake. I assumed it loaded swfs for some reason, when it does not.

Can anyone help me with a similar Component that can load...
Forum: Flash 10 General Questions 06-22-2010, 06:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,360
Posted By FlashBulb
Bizarre Actions Panel issue (youtube link to see problem)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e2QKNpdwfl4

I just uploaded that video - LongestCon. I used Camtasia to show you what is happening.

I'm making a 'text coder' that changes letters into symbols,...
Forum: ActionScript 2.0 06-22-2010, 05:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 556
Posted By FlashBulb
Thank you! It's funny, I've used Flash for...

Thank you! It's funny, I've used Flash for years, but I've never changed text orientation. :o
Forum: ActionScript 2.0 06-22-2010, 01:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 556
Posted By FlashBulb
Orientation (Change orientation of text) not functioning

Hi, I'd like to have text that reads downward instead of left-to-right. I think that the 'Orientation' dropdown in the Text Properties 'Paragraph' panel can maybe do that, but it is unclickable for...
Forum: ActionScript 2.0 06-16-2010, 01:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 485
Posted By FlashBulb
Where can I find a carousel like this?

http://www.saatchi.com/en/our_work/ideas_gallery

I'd like to work with something like this display carousel - does anyone know where I can get an easy, reliable one? :)
Forum: HTML and JavaScript 06-12-2010, 02:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 802
Posted By FlashBulb
Oh, ExternalInterface, yes! Thank you, it's been...

Oh, ExternalInterface, yes! Thank you, it's been a few years since I needed to use that, that's perfect. :)
Forum: HTML and JavaScript 06-11-2010, 02:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 802
Posted By FlashBulb
Flash access CSS from within same HTML

My original setup has my .swf calling a .css file from the same folder, and it's working very well.

However, it will make things much easier if I can define the CSS inside the same HTML code that...
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