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  1. Thread: Site Guarantee

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    UK here and have done similar projects for years...

    UK here and have done similar projects for years ... never had this crop up before, apart from a particularly big project where there was a fairly standard maintenance contract.

    He might be...
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    I'm not sure the UK rules are the same ... and...

    I'm not sure the UK rules are the same ... and having done a quick search on IR35 (the main problem with becoming self employed) it seems that anyone who becomes self employed can be caught.
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    I believe that you can't be 'self employed' or a...

    I believe that you can't be 'self employed' or a freelancer in this way unless you work for multiple clients.

    If you work solely fo one person, then technically you are employed by them, and they...
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    I actually studied Typography & Graphic...

    I actually studied Typography & Graphic Communication for four years at University in the UK, and although that was in pre-internet days, the training I got has proved useful in both HTML and Flash...
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    Central Reading here, near the Oracle and...

    Central Reading here, near the Oracle and hexagon...
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    In Reading/Berks here .... been a Flash user...

    In Reading/Berks here .... been a Flash user since Flash wasn't Flash ... it was Futuresplash!
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    It's entirely the clients responsibility. It is...

    It's entirely the clients responsibility. It is content after all, and clients should supply all content.

    Now of course they may not know whether they need things like this, and you can advise...
  8. It seems that each clip created is being made in...

    It seems that each clip created is being made in depth level 11 ... that means there will always only ever be one.

    Is that what you meant to do?
  9. Thread: swf expiry

    by tone001
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    Or if it is for the web, just add some...

    Or if it is for the web, just add some actionscript that checks for a particular date and then stops the moview if that date has passed.
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    After a while you tend to spot these people a...

    After a while you tend to spot these people a mile off and give them a wide berth!

    I call them the "Piece of String" clients, they want a web site, but other than that have no idea what should be...
  11. Its not that it is unreliable it is more to do...

    Its not that it is unreliable it is more to do with the fact there is a delay involved.

    This means that if you put some text into a text box and then imediately (in the same code) check for the...
  12. In my experience sometimes the system doesn't...

    In my experience sometimes the system doesn't pick up that the text has changed until the next frame refresh. This means that the maxscroll will always be 1 until the next frame when the real...
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    Nope, sorry! I've always used this lot since I...

    Nope, sorry! I've always used this lot since I was recommended them 8 years ago!

    Not sure it would make a HUGE difference where they were based though... I use various US services without issue,...
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    Have a look at http://www.webfusion.co.uk I...

    Have a look at http://www.webfusion.co.uk

    I use these guys for my hosting, (and my clients). Personally I don't do the reseller route because I dislike all the extra admin of having to get money...
  15. Thread: HELP PLEASE!

    by tone001
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    Yep I agree .... for sans serif: Verdana,...

    Yep I agree ....

    for sans serif: Verdana, Arial, Helvetica
    for serif: Times
    for script: Comic sans
    for machine: Courier
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    Well I don't know much ASP, but basically the XML...

    Well I don't know much ASP, but basically the XML would be used for a Flash based web site to transfer data back and forth to the server. The ASP (or PHP/Perl etc) would then process the XML and...
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    In larger web based projects you will often have...

    In larger web based projects you will often have a team of specialists. It helps if the specialist knows a litle about the other roles, but not necessary.

    In a typical project you might have these...
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    Or if you have access to a font editor you could...

    Or if you have access to a font editor you could add some emote-icons into the text font you want to use, and then simply swap the characters :-) with the character that contains the icon you want.
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    There will always be a huge difference in price...

    There will always be a huge difference in price between companies, just like there are in other mediums like print. The problem is that the small guys who charge less often don't get the work because...
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    It really depends on the time you think it would...

    It really depends on the time you think it would take, rather than the number of pages. Mostly this is due to the complexity of the design and how you would build the architecture, eg. is each page...
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    I would guess at a much larger amount of money.....

    I would guess at a much larger amount of money.. $2000 is only about 4 days professional work and that site would have taken much longer.

    I would estimate 10,000 - 40,000 given the cost of...
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    Personally I wouldn't do it using frames, it...

    Personally I wouldn't do it using frames, it doesn't really make sense to do so.

    My FLA file can be easily converted to work with this example, just need to move some stuff around.

    I don't...
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    To zoom you have to scale, but that's not the...

    To zoom you have to scale, but that's not the tricky part here. The things that make it work are the mask, and the printing area on the frame marked #b. If you print the map it will always be the...
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    As with all things the answer is easy, if you...

    As with all things the answer is easy, if you know how!
    (but it actually is quite involved, cos of working round bugs, ahem features, of Flash printing)

    I've created a demo at:...
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    You said you were loading it into a layer .......

    You said you were loading it into a layer .... not a 'target' ... is this possibly the problem?

    If the text box is in a layer the path from the main movie would be:

    _layer(n).blah = "my text"
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