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    AS2 Open new window

    I'm sorry to have to ask this as I know there are many tutorials out there on how to do this, but using as2 how can I open a new browser window when a button is clicked, that is sized to specific dimensions?

    The reason I ask is because every bit of code I tried to use did absolutely nothing, when I clicked on the button nothing happened. This is the code I'm trying to use at the moment

    Code:
    getURL ("javascript:NewWindow=window.open('master.html','Title','width=1024,height=614,left=0,top=0,toolbar=No,location=No,scrollbars=No,status=No,resizable=No,fullscreen=No');  NewWindow.focus();      void(0);");
    I'm using flash CS4, flash player 10 and actionscript 2
    Please Help!
    Last edited by AffinityFX; 03-02-2009 at 05:44 PM.

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    Opening a new window in flash, in many cases, won't work until you upload it to a server.. It's some sort of security messure that probably makes perfect sense, but it's a bit of a hassle. If im not mistaken, the code you posted will be blocked by most popup blockers too. best to add a popup javascript to your html, then call that from our button in flash. Try uploading it first though.
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    Thanks for responding,

    The problem is the website for which this code is for won't be uploaded to a web server, it will only ever be viewed locally. Does this mean that there isn't any possible way of achieving this?

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    Will it only be viewed on one computer? You can go to the adobe site and set your local folder as 'safe' if so, if not, find a javascript that gets embedded in your html then call that from flash, should work.
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    Well it more than likely will be viewed on more than one computer and it won't be possible to change the settings on each of them. I've tried to embed the javascript code within the html file, but locally this still doesn't work. However when I uploaded the site to my web server it did work. So is then any way to achieve this same result locally without changing the settings of the player? I have seen it done before locally at http://www.kirupa.com/developer/flash5/newwindow.htm, but this was done with AS1.

    Thanks

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    Yup that kirupa one is pretty much what i mean by creating your popup function in java embeded in your html then call that from flash. The only difference for as2 is that you'd write it like:

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    getURL("javascript:Launch('http://www.kirupa.com/kirupa.htm')"); 
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    Well the code you just gave me works when it's hosted on my web server, but not when it's run locally. Do you know why this code would work using AS1 locally but not using AS2?

    Thanks for all your help

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    hmm.. maybe cause it's calling a remote page? try loading your local page if you haven't already. so the as1 works locally? hmm
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    The page I'm trying to load is local, it's in the same directory as the swf file itself (it still doesn't work if I try to load Google).

    Yeah when I downloaded the code from Kirupa it worked fine locally. But the same code in AS2 doesn't seem to work. I may be doing something wrong, but I don't see how, as the code is pretty much identical.

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    Did you fix this? I have the same problem

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