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Marx
06-11-2000, 10:34 AM
Hello Guys

I'm using the same music for my intro and main. The idea behind this is that preloading the music with the intro will prevent me having to load the music again with the main, thus saving on download time . Does this make sense to anyone?
There doesn't seem to be any difference when i'm testing.
Am I missing the point somewhere?

Thanx in advance
[Edited by Marx on 06-11-2000 at 06:35 PM]

jydnas
06-11-2000, 12:56 PM
that's ok.

That is a logical way of doing it.
If you are using the same loop then you want to get it loaded on to the users computer during the intro
that is if it is in the same .swf file.
if your intro is a seperate .swf then you will end up loading it twice.

another way is to put the music in it's own .swf file
with nothing else
and preload it during the intro.

then in the main movie
in the first frame put

Load Movie ("music.swf", 1)
Begin Tell Target ("_level1")
Play
End Tell Target

then once the main movie starts
the music will play


You get what im saying.

Marx
06-11-2000, 01:30 PM
Thanks jydnas

I thought that was probably the case but I was hoping it wasn't.I'm using 2 swf.
I thought by loading the movies onto different levels this would result in the music already being on the users computer as it would have preloaded for the intro. Yes/No.

Thanks again

jydnas
06-12-2000, 04:23 PM
just preload the music.swf
during the intro
then in your main.swf
load movie into level 1.