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Old 05-19-2007, 12:12 AM   #1
joshbousel
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Default Preload Images Loaded Through XML

I've created a slideshow that loads the images through xml and it works great, except when an image is not loaded before it's supposed to be display.

The slideshow is pretty small, so I want to preload all images upfront before the slideshow starts, and this is where I'm having problems.

I can get one image to preload fine, but when trying to get them all to load, everything I try doesn't work how I would expect.

Doing a for statement seems to only load the last image, and a while loop breaks the script.

Here's an example of what I've tried:

Code:
for (i = 0; i < totalSlides; i++) {			
	preloadImg = preloadSlideNode.attributes.path;
	trace(preloadImg);
				
	mc.loadMovie(preloadImg);
				
	preloadSlideNode = preloadSlideNode.nextSibling;
				
	onEnterFrame = function() {
		t  =  mc.getBytesTotal();
		l  =  mc.getBytesLoaded();
		trace(t);
				
		if(t && l && t==l){
			delete onEnterFrame
                     
            if (i == totalSlides) {
				alphaTween = new mx.transitions.Tween(whiteOut, "_alpha",mx.transitions.easing.Regular.easeOut,0,100,_global.fadetime,true);
				setInterval(gotoAndStop(2),_global.fadetime);	
				}
			}
		}
	}
Basically this would work if I could get it to wait until each image is loaded before starting the loop again.

Anyone have any suggestions?
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Old 05-19-2007, 12:38 AM   #2
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try to use MovieClipLoader Class and detect the 'onLoadComplete' Event
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Old 04-09-2008, 12:43 PM   #3
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I've got exactly same problem, did you resolve this?
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