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1. ## Thread: particle interpolation?

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### cheers justkevin, "Bresenham's line algorithm"...

cheers justkevin,

"Bresenham's line algorithm" is exactly the type of thing I needed to be pointed towards. A quick google revealed many implementations of this in as, so should be a problem...
2. ## Thread: particle interpolation?

by davivid
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### particle interpolation?

Hi guys,

I'm trying to make a nice trail effect for a drawing/particle thing. I've got it working pretty nicely except that when you draw/move the mouse too quickly gaps appear between the...
3. ## Thread: 3D dice with score

by davivid
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### ...i dont think he did write it, im pretty sure...

...i dont think he did write it, im pretty sure its this tutorial:
http://active.tutsplus.com/tutorials/3d/throwing-dice-with-the-jiglib-physics-engine-and-away3d/

anayway that sounds like a good...
4. ## Thread: 3D dice with score

by davivid
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### i too wondered this, but never got round to...

i too wondered this, but never got round to working it out... I first thought you would loop through the 12 faces to determine which one was highest by using the vertices data:
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5. ## Thread: flood fill algorithms

by davivid
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### good point, the reason being that it would be to...

good point, the reason being that it would be to narrow to be useful. I'm attempting to find the bounds of a useful space, so x + y must meet a minimum size otherwise it will exit, ready for a new...
6. ## Thread: flood fill algorithms

by davivid
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### flood fill algorithms

Are there any flood fill guru's out there? I need a flood fill type algorithm, that maintains a rectangle aspect... I could solve this using many nested loops checking each pixel - but I need the...
7. ## Thread: [RESOLVED] occupied pixels?

by davivid
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### well I seem to be getting there now. I decided to...

well I seem to be getting there now. I decided to use a simple array, using the index number as the pixel location and just storing a digit, set as 0. As the roads are drawn they set the...
8. ## Thread: [RESOLVED] occupied pixels?

by davivid
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### Yes that makes sense. Adding data to the arrays...

Yes that makes sense. Adding data to the arrays as each object is created sounds like the correct way of doing things, however say I draw a vertical road - which will essentially be a rectangle say...
9. ## Thread: [RESOLVED] finding xy from the given number of a tile?

by davivid
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### nice one, I didn't know about modulo % operator -...

nice one, I didn't know about modulo % operator - sounds pretty useful
10. ## Thread: [RESOLVED] finding xy from the given number of a tile?

by davivid
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### I worked out a solution that seems to work: x...

I worked out a solution that seems to work:

x = value - ( RoundDown(value/sale) *scale)

y = RoundDown(value/scale)

where scale in this example is 4. Is there a better formula I could use?
11. ## Thread: [RESOLVED] occupied pixels?

by davivid
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### Thanks - storing the data in amultidim array with...

Thanks - storing the data in amultidim array with its tile type sounds like a good idea.

I've got my original idea working and then redrawing the roads again from the new data to check it works,...
12. ## Thread: [RESOLVED] finding xy from the given number of a tile?

by davivid
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### [RESOLVED] finding xy from the given number of a tile?

I've set up a simple grid of lets say of 4 x 4, and number each tile accordingly:

0 1 2 3
0 '00''01''02''03'
1 '04''05''06''07'
2 '08''09''10''11'
3 '12''13''14''15'

I need to...
13. ## Thread: [RESOLVED] occupied pixels?

by davivid
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### [RESOLVED] occupied pixels?

I'm building a kind of dynamic level generator, at the moment I have it draw a grid of alternating coloured squares/plots (for visual debug), currently set at 1 pixel which I then scale up so they...
14. ## Thread: peeling effect

by davivid
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### peeling effect

I cant seem to find any good tutorials/useful threads for creating an interactive peeling effect like this:

http://www.ultrashock.com/#/asset/39562/peelable-sticker-[as3].html

does anybody...
15. ## Thread: infinite date scroller

by davivid
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### ok just realised it was a simple case of actually...

ok just realised it was a simple case of actually gettting the min/max bounds correct...I've updated the code above.

So its working pretty much how I need now, except for the fact it sometimes...

by davivid
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anyone?
17. ## Thread: infinite date scroller

by davivid
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### thanks, that was exactly what I needed to hear....

thanks, that was exactly what I needed to hear. I've got a basic demo going now with 3 date blocks, I've decided I don't want the auto scroll any more.

It appears to work well, although my logic...
18. ## Thread: infinite date scroller

by davivid
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### infinite date scroller

I have hit a problem that I'm struggling to conceptualise, and find resources for.

I want to create an infinite menu to display dates as a kind of calendar/timeline.

So I figure I will have say...
19. ## Thread: [RESOLVED] I can't find example or tutorials for a radial menu

by davivid
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### this helped me, in case your still looking: ...

this helped me, in case your still looking:

20. ## Thread: auto image grid of different ratio images

by davivid
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### auto image grid of different ratio images

How would I go about creating a gallery that displays images in a grid format that are both portrait and landscape without any cropping or spacing. I cant figure how to go about scripting the...
21. ## Thread: colorTransform update

by davivid
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### colorTransform update

I cant seem to update the color of some simple graphics, which has me pretty stumped now.

import flash.geom.ColorTransform;
import flash.display.*;
import flash.events.*;

public class...
22. ## Thread: On screen keyboard

by davivid
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### Any luck finding something similar?

Any luck finding something similar?
23. ## Thread: almost... loading a filepath variable from php then the file

by davivid
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### after a bit of sleep, realised why not just pass...

after a bit of sleep, realised why not just pass the text content via php much easier and no problems this time - why did I take so long to think of that?!

// return text from random file:...
24. ## Thread: almost... loading a filepath variable from php then the file

by davivid
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### mmmm, cant seem to get passed this security...

mmmm, cant seem to get passed this security error. uploading is not an option since this is to be a local standalone file.

Will come back to it later and keep trying otherwise maybe I could ...
25. ## Thread: almost... loading a filepath variable from php then the file

by davivid
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### Brilliant. thank you. Its now finding the...

Brilliant. thank you.

Its now finding the file.... however its one problem after another with this script it seems!

when the path is passed into