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    Question Publish exe for Mac

    I am trying to publish an exe file for both PC and Mac in CS3. I am cool with the PC setup and I have done this in the past with hdx files but in CS3 it creates an app folder without instructions. I looked in this folder and the file name does not exist only a movie.swf file in the resources folder. Why did they change all of this? How do I set up the files now for Mac? Please help

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    Mad Ace

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    Tim (Super Moderator) Northcode's Avatar
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    The app folder should contain a LOT more than just a SWF file in the Resources folder. This is what I see when exporting a simple test FLA as a Macintosh projector.

    \Contents
    \Contents\Info.plist
    \Contents\MacOS
    \Contents\PkgInfo
    \Contents\Resources
    \Contents\MacOS\Flash Player
    \Contents\Resources\document.icns
    \Contents\Resources\document_f4a.icns
    \Contents\Resources\document_f4p.icns
    \Contents\Resources\document_f4v.icns
    \Contents\Resources\English.lproj
    \Contents\Resources\Flash Player.rsrc
    \Contents\Resources\French.lproj
    \Contents\Resources\German.lproj
    \Contents\Resources\icon.icns
    \Contents\Resources\Italian.lproj
    \Contents\Resources\Japanese.lproj
    \Contents\Resources\ko.lproj
    \Contents\Resources\mflv.icns
    \Contents\Resources\movie.swf
    \Contents\Resources\Spanish.lproj
    \Contents\Resources\zh_CN.lproj
    \Contents\Resources\zh_TW.lproj
    \Contents\Resources\English.lproj\Localized.rsrc
    \Contents\Resources\French.lproj\Localized.rsrc
    \Contents\Resources\German.lproj\Localized.rsrc
    \Contents\Resources\Italian.lproj\Localized.rsrc
    \Contents\Resources\Japanese.lproj\Localized.rsrc
    \Contents\Resources\ko.lproj\Localized.rsrc
    \Contents\Resources\Spanish.lproj\Localized.rsrc
    \Contents\Resources\zh_CN.lproj\Localized.rsrc
    \Contents\Resources\zh_TW.lproj\Localized.rsrc

    You have to move the entire contents of the output folder to the Mac, it's an application bundle now, not an HQX file like it was in previous versions.

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    Cool Thanks

    Yes I stated testing on a Mac and saw how it operates with the app folder, I just got a little nervous before diving into the pool. Seems to be nice and warm after all. Thanks for the help.... 3.5 karma points!!!

    Ace

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