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Old 10-24-2007, 03:00 PM   #1
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Default Preload many images from xml

I have scoured the net and found many tutorials and snippets for writing pre-loaders. However none of them cover what i am trying to achieve.

I am trying to load a list of images from an xml file on a webserver. Then preload all the images so that they can be called and used in an undefined order with no delay. This process would be similar to loading an entire gallery before showing a single image.

The aspect of this process i am having trouble with is holding the images before using them. I am happy loading an image and displaying it. However i wouldnt know how to store a number of images, an array etc???

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Old 10-26-2007, 05:27 PM   #2
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Found a solution (i think!)
By referencing objects using array references i am able to create any number of dynamic movie clips to load things into using a moviecliploader.


Code:
for(i = 0; i<events.length; i++){
			trace("iconid = " + events[i][6]);
			icons.createEmptyMovieClip(events[i][6],getNextHighestDepth());
			icons[ events[i][6]].createEmptyMovieClip("img",getNextHighestDepth());
			icons[ events[i][6]].img._parent._visible = true;
			loader.loadClip(IconURL + events[i][6],icons[ events[i][6]].img);
		}
That sorta thing
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Old 04-09-2008, 12:42 PM   #3
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did you get a solution to this, I'm looking for something similar
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