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backinaflash
01-29-2007, 07:04 PM
I have a link on one of my flash pages - I coded 'getURL ()' and entered the javascript between the brackets but still cannot get the button functional - can someone help me?

<a href="http://refer.ccbill.com/cgi-bin/clicks.cgi?CA=915038-0000&PA=1438008&HTML=http://www.gorgeousboys.com"><img
src="http://www.gorgeousboys.info/JParker/Banners/1.gif" alt="Gorgeous
Boys
Visit Us" border="0"><br /><font
size="1">WWW.GORGEOUSBOYS.COM</verdana></a>

- this is HTML, I know - I converted this code to javascript using an online HTML to Javascript convertor

Any advice would be greatly appreciated - I know that Flash accepts java code on buttons with the getURL tag - I just don't know what I am doing incorrectly

Sanitation
01-30-2007, 03:37 AM
Make a button
Open actionscript and enter this code into it:
on(press){
getURL("http://www.sanitationscape.com", "blank");
}

And my website should pop up... if thats what you mean...
Just change the "http://www.sanitationscape.com"

backinaflash
01-30-2007, 04:13 AM
thanks for the reply, but that's not what I meant - I have a piece of code that is in HTML - I converted it from HTML to Javascript using an online code converter - I then placed the piece of java code onto my button in FlashMX and it didn't function - I need someone to read the piece of javascript code and tell me why it won't work when placed on the button - thanks for trying

rdoyle720
01-30-2007, 10:40 AM
Well there's nothing about the HTML you posted that needs to be javascript, and if your javascript isn't working, it's probably better to post what you're trying rather than the code you started with, but all that being said...

Generally speaking, you do something like:



on(release){
getURL("javascript: doSomething()");
}


You can run into issues with this approach in Flash 8, especially if you're testing locally rather than on a server.

backinaflash
01-30-2007, 02:19 PM
thannks for the reply - I'll give it another try