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    What are you using to write your code? The flash...

    What are you using to write your code?
    The flash program should be throwing you errors,
    You need to look at the errors you are getting, see what lines of script are throwing the errors, and try to...
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    For FLA files, You can check out the movies...

    For FLA files, You can check out the movies section on Flashkit...
    In the Flashkit header, click on the 'movies' section and so a search..
    ...
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    To load external pictures (as well as external...

    To load external pictures (as well as external swf files), you need to use a loader object.
    The easiest way to load random pictures is to sequentially name your pictures.
    I.E. 'pic1', 'pic2',...
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    You can use a RESIZE Listener to notify your...

    You can use a RESIZE Listener to notify your functions when the stage is resized. Then use the stage width and height properties to modify your movieClips..
    Note this is 'stage' with a little 's' ...
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    http://gotoandlearn.com/ has an excellent series...

    http://gotoandlearn.com/ has an excellent series of free lessons on doing video in flash. Goto the page and scroll all the way to the bottom for the lessons on video.

    I agree, its not one long...
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    This is ActionScript 2, I think it's good for AS...

    This is ActionScript 2, I think it's good for AS 1?


    // Where there is a movieClip on the stage with the instance name "myMovieClip"
    // Where myMovieClip registration Point in in the center...
  7. Trace out the values of 'cannonball_fired' and...

    Trace out the values of 'cannonball_fired' and 'cannonball' and you will see that "cannonball._x" returns undefined, and you should be using "cannonball_fired"

    Also you have asteroid mispelled in...
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    Adobe Flash is used to create a *.swf file. ...

    Adobe Flash is used to create a *.swf file.
    However during authoring time, editable files are saved in a *.fla file.
    It is the *.fla file that the Author goes to when he wants to change something...
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    First thing, you are using a few names that are...

    First thing, you are using a few names that are considered reserved words.. such as 'test' and 'MovieClip'. I changed them to myTest (including the text file) and myMovieClip.

    Make sure that you...
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    trace ("realname = " + _root.realname.text);...

    trace ("realname = " + _root.realname.text);
    trace ("email = "+ _root.email.text);

    textfields have a property called 'text' which is what you need to refer to when you want to know what the text...
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    you can use the 'enabled' property of a button....

    you can use the 'enabled' property of a button.
    When set to 'true' it works as expected.
    When set to 'false' all the button functionality is turned off.

    usage:
    myButton.enabled = true;...
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    I agree that the PDF books (F1 help files) that...

    I agree that the PDF books (F1 help files) that come with flash are really good. Don't overlook them.

    I like kirupa.com as a source for tutorials.
    gotoAndLearn.com is a great site as well, but...
  13. What P.C. was saying about checking the help...

    What P.C. was saying about checking the help files is that while in the actions panel in flash authoring, if you highlight only the action or operator within the script, then press F1. The help panel...
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    Are you refering to the quality when you import...

    Are you refering to the quality when you import it into the flash authoring program. So it looks distorted even during authoring time. Or it looks distorted after publishing it for playtime?

    You...
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    Have you tried to trace out your realname and...

    Have you tried to trace out your realname and email variables to make sure they are scoped correctly?

    A trace command will cause flash to send information to an output window, when you use the...
  16. You can use nextFrame and prevFrame to play your...

    You can use nextFrame and prevFrame to play your button animation back and forth. Use some variables to determine which button is the currently selected and which button is currently moused over....
  17. Glad to help. Welcome to Flashkit. You will find...

    Glad to help. Welcome to Flashkit. You will find many knowledgeable people willing to help out here.
  18. There is the caretIndex property in AS3. You...

    There is the caretIndex property in AS3. You could use an onEnterFrame function to constantly check if the property has changed. I think this will only work if the user actaully clicks in the text...
  19. Here is a link to a similar discussion about a...

    Here is a link to a similar discussion about a moving background:
    http://board.flashkit.com/board/showthread.php?t=683931
    The ace hardware flash movie probally uses the same technique.
    And the...
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    Glad I could help. And welcome to FlashKit. ...

    Glad I could help.
    And welcome to FlashKit.

    Note to self: it's a 'spade' shape. NOT 'ace' shape.
  21. Sorry, my mistake. For AS2 it should be: ...

    Sorry, my mistake.

    For AS2 it should be:

    this._parent.play();
    note the underbar before parent.

    You could also use

    _root.play();
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    Im pretty sure bitmap fill is available in Flash...

    Im pretty sure bitmap fill is available in Flash 8? I know it is in flash 9.

    BitMap Fill:

    Select the ace symbol, and in the color's panel, select 'bitmap' from the 'type' pull down. then import...
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    Answered your question here: ...

    Answered your question here:

    http://board.flashkit.com/board/showthread.php?t=763821
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    An easy way is to put each of your 'pages' in...

    An easy way is to put each of your 'pages' in their own movieClip.
    Then place each 'page' moviecClip inside a 'holder' clip.
    Then use action script on the buttons to move the 'holder' clip...
  25. You will need to use some action script. You...

    You will need to use some action script.
    You will need to put a stop() action for each frame that your 'scene' movieClips are in. Then inside each 'scene' movieClip, you need to put an action on the...
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