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action script 3 whole number as a division output

actionscript-3
hello, I want to get whole number after division. x = 3/2; //results x = 1 and not 1.5 how to do this in as3??...

AS3 Flash - How to remove dynamically created MovieClip from different function?

arrays,actionscript-3,flash
Using an array, I've created a MovieClip made up of tiles. I need to create the grid dynamically as there are multiple size options. If the user selects a different grid size, I need to remove the grid currently in place before adding the new grid - that is where...

Which is faster: (i == 0) or (i < 1)

actionscript-3,if-statement,actionscript,boolean
I recently heard that: //This: val1 * 0.5; //Is faster than this: val1 / 2; So I wonder if there is anything else like that, and so I ask: var val1:uint = 0; //Is This: if (val1 == 0) //faster than this?: if (val1 < 1) ...

AS3 - removeChild thinks it's working, but isn't removing anything (no error)

arrays,actionscript-3,removechild
This is similar to a question I asked a couple of weeks ago, but different code and previous solution is not working. In a nutshell, I'm creating an array of tiles, the size of which can be selected via a dropdown menu. I want the previous grid to be removed...

Change text in text box when something is dragged (AS3)

actionscript-3,flash
I want to change the text in the text box when different images is dragged. However, I'm not so sure how to do the function for it. If anyone can help me an example of this, that'd be greatly appreciated. Thank you. So far I only have the var of...

Assign function argument to global variable of the same name

actionscript-3,variables,scope
Is it possible to set a global variable from within a function that takes that same variable name as an argument? var a:int = 0; function test(a:int) { a *global* = a *local*; } test(1); trace(a) // traces 0 but I'd like it to trace 1 (The reason why I'd...

How to addChild to a movie clip a movie clip that as bitmap in it

actionscript-3,flash
i am trying to create a list in runtime but couldn't make it work. Here is my code : var mc:MovieClip = new MovieClip(); addChild(mc); grpList.source = mc; for(var i = 0;i<count;i++){ var img:Bitmap = new Bitmap(new listbitmap(0,0)); var mvc:MovieClip = new MovieClip(); mvc.height = img.height; mvc.width = img.width; mvc.x...

Background Music in Adobe Flash keeps duplicating?

actionscript-3,flash,audio
I have a problem with my background music. So I added this code on frame 1: var bmsound:Sound = new backgroundmusic(); var channel:SoundChannel; channel=bmsound.play(0,10000); And it works like a charm. The problem is, when I navigate to other frames and go back to frame 1 again, the music plays again,...

converting XML data into an array of objects AS3

actionscript-3
I'm using Flash AS4 and Ive created and array that holds xml data which works fine with the following loop for(var i:int = 0; i < uNavXML.length(); i++){ navArray.push(uNavXML..navRef.text()[i]); The XML data is actually the names of movie clips that I have on stage: xmlLIST :<uNav> <unavNavID>1</unavNavID> <navRef>navBtns.nav01</navRef> </uNav> <uNav>...

Sending and Recieving PNGencoded to php mysql BLOB

php,mysql,algorithm,actionscript-3,flash
I'm trying to send encoded data for a bitmap image to a server and back to the( or a separate) client. There's probably an easier way to do this with sockets or something, but I'm a very casual and still a pretty new programmer and I had trouble understanding other...

Custom slider AS3 sound seek

javascript,jquery,actionscript-3,flash
i made a custom slider and everything seems to be fine, but I am trying to create a seek function to make the slider move using this.mySlider.sliderTrack.mouseX position from width:1000px I just need help figuring out how the math to make mouseX the new channel.position var newPercent = this.mySlider.sliderTrack.mouseX =...

How to convert preg_replace from PHP to AS3?

php,actionscript-3
I'm doing a fan Transformice map editor, but I've a question, "How can I do a preg_replace in Flash AS3?"... This is something like <? $mapXml = "<C><P /><Z><S><S L="304" H="65" X="175" Y="355" T="6" P="0,0,0.3,0.2,0,0,0,0" /></S><D /><O /></Z></C>"; $mapXmlDisplay = preg_replace('<S L="(.*)" H="(.*), etc..."', 'someThing', $mapXml); ?> It's possible? Thanks...

How to access Movieclips individually in a for loop as3

arrays,actionscript-3,flash,for-loop
Lets say that mySaveNewT.data.myNText = 20, and in a for loop, 20 MovieClips (tbox) are populated on the stage. When a tbox instance gets clicked I want to change its visibility to false. How do I reference an individual MovieClip that gets clicked, without having to set every MovieClip's visibility...

how to reference a hit test object between .as files [AS3]

actionscript-3
i'm trying to make a top down shooter game, and have been following tutorials here: http://gamedev.michaeljameswilliams.com/2008/09/17/avoider-game-tutorial-1/ and here: as3gametuts.com/2013/07/10/top-down-rpg-shooter-4-shooting/ i've managed to get shooting and movement, but i need to get a hit test object to register when the bullet (defined in its own seperate as class file) and the...

Motion that doesn't work inside function

actionscript-3,flash
So I have this motion script which I copied from Cs6 as "Copy Motion as AS3". It works fine until I tried to control it with a mouse event function. So what am I missing? it works fine outside the function but not at all inside. import fl.motion.AnimatorFactory; import fl.motion.MotionBase;...

How to separate Button Click and Fire Click?

actionscript-3
I have a button that starts the game, it initializes the game when you click it startButton.addEventListener(MouseEvent.CLICK, onStartButtonClick); I also have a firing thing, it's supposed to shoot AFTER you start the game by clicking the start button and THEN shoot when you click. stage.addEventListener(MouseEvent.CLICK, fire); However, it fires right...

A movie clip above a simple button makes it unresponsive

actionscript-3,user-interface,flash
I have designed a menu in Flash CC which consists of several cloned buttons and an MC containing the text that is supposed to stay above the buttons. Each time a user switches the menu's page, AS commands the clip to switch to appropriate frames, therefore changing the text above...

Actionscript 3 Search for string in array, propblem

arrays,actionscript-3,flash,actionscript
I have a problem with searching for strings in an array. I want to search for one word and if it exists, I want to trace the position of the string in the array. I believe it should be something like this: if (myArray contains "11111111") { trace("*position*") } else...

Flash CS6 / AS3: Drag and Resize a rectangle movieclip

actionscript-3,flash,resizable
Not sure if this is possible but going to ask: is there a way of being able to resize a symbol (in this case, a movie clip) in an swf file by clicking and dragging it with your cursor? One of the things I need to do is have a...

multiple mp4 videos code for looping (as3)

actionscript-3,loops,mp4
import fl.video.FLVPlayback; import fl.video.VideoEvent; mcV2.autoRewind = true; mcV2.autoPlay = true; function Loop(event:fl.video.VideoEvent):void { mcV2.play(); } mcV2.addEventListener(fl.video.VideoEvent.AUTO_REWOUND, Loop); Its a good solution for looping mp4 video files, thx. How can I use 2 (or more) videos with this code for loop? etc: mcV1, mcV2, ../.....

Get textinput number of character in Flex

actionscript-3,flex,actionscript,flex4.6
I have textinput in flex we application. <s:TextInput id="txtGuestCount" maxChars="2" editable="false"/> Where i limit maxChars to 2. It works when i remove editable="false" from textinput and type using keyboard. Problem: But same thing is not works when i do using button click like: <s:Button width="50" height="50" chromeColor="#ffffff" label="1" buttonMode="true" click="onNumberClick(event)"/>...

AS3 Center Video in StageVideo

actionscript-3,flash,video,centering,stagevideo
I've a brief question that I'm sure some AS3 genius knows. I'm surprised I haven't seen any other topics on this after 30 minutes of Google-fu, StageVideo seems to be largely silent. So I've been trying out the StageVideo API in place of traditional Videos for better video playback. This...

AS3-What's the difference between “rotation” and “rotationZ”?

actionscript-3
Both of them, do the same. so, are they completely same as each other or there is difference?

how to fix error 1009 in as3

actionscript-3,timer,typeerror
hi i have been searhing the net for hours and have not found a solution to my problem and i have no idea how to fix it as i am only new to flash so if you know anything that might help me just comment below please all help is...

Take every second element from array in as3

actionscript-3
I am making my first as3 game and am taking a username and password field from a MySQL server. The array gets split into each user, but I would also like to split it from username to password. I am then checking if the username and passwords from the database...

Compile actionscript to a swf

actionscript-3,flash
I have a folder which is full of .as files, theres one .as file who is the "main" which has a ui (buttons) etc. i need to compile all into a swf file, or a way to debug it. these are the files: https://github.com/amitp/mapgen2 I have like 3 days trying...

Action Script 3: Addchild within an already added child issue

actionscript-3,addchild
My issue is that i get an error when my function addSpotlight is called. TypeError: Error #1010: A term is undefined and has no properties. at BubbleBoy_fla::MainTimeline/addSpotlight() at BubbleBoy_fla::MainTimeline/policeHeli() at flash.utils::Timer/_timerDispatch() at flash.utils::Timer/tick() My code is this: //Adding Helicopter function addHelicopter(xLocation: int, yLocation: int, passSpeedX, passSpeedY): void { var helicopter:...

AS3 can't find the load method on a Loader

actionscript-3,flash,flex
I'm trying to load an image from the internet with AS3 following this tutorial. When I try to compile the application I get the following error: Call a possibly undefined method load through a reference with static type Loader. my_loader.load(where, loaderContext); ^ Here is the code I'm using: package {...

ActionScript: Specification of the is operator

actionscript-3
I am having trouble googling for the expected behavior of the is operator in AS3. What I need to know is what should happen if the left side is null. I know it is possible to test, and get empirical results, but I need to know what the specification says,...

Flash AS3 Crashing After A Multiple Clicks - Argument Error - noSource error

actionscript-3,flash,arguments,kiosk
I have here, some AS3 that is used to create a 19 button interactive kiosk. It calls 20 different video_files to be played in an FLVPLayer. When one button is clicked, it draws the player and specifies the source. Whats happening is on our PC, is our crazy-kid-test, where we...

Actionscript3 clearInterval is not working on TouchEvent.TOUCH_BEGIN

actionscript-3
I have called a setInterval on TouchEvent.TOUCH_END and I want to clear it when ever screen is touched. Here is my code: import fl.motion.MotionEvent; import flash.display.MovieClip; import flash.utils.*; Multitouch.inputMode = MultitouchInputMode.TOUCH_POINT; stage.addEventListener(TouchEvent.TOUCH_BEGIN, onTouchBegin); stage.addEventListener(TouchEvent.TOUCH_END, onTouchEnd); function onTouchBegin(evt:TouchEvent) { clearInterval(MovieClip(root).myInterval); } function onTouchEnd(evt:TouchEvent) { MovieClip(root).myInterval =...

dispatch mouse out event when the mouse not out

actionscript-3,events,tooltip,mouseevent,mouseover
I created a tooltip class. When the mouse over on MovieClip it enable and when it out it disable. The movieclip containt some other movieclips. My code is that: to.addEventListener(MouseEvent.MOUSE_OVER, showTip); to.addEventListener(MouseEvent.MOUSE_OUT, hideTip); to.addEventListener(MouseEvent.MOUSE_MOVE, MoveTip); and the functions is that: private function showTip(evt: MouseEvent) { if (tip != null &&...

Remove click after going to another scene in AS3?

actionscript-3,flash
After switching to my 2nd scene, the keyboard event does not work until I left-click the screen. How to avoid that left click so that I can trigger my keyboard event directly right after moving to my 2nd scene? More details you may need: 1st Scene btnStart.addEventListener(MouseEvent.CLICK, initGame); function initGame(e:MouseEvent)...

How can I remove duplicate names?

actionscript-3,flash,flex,actionscript,arraycollection
Consider the follwoing code: The follwoing code print processorName in this format: DC5,DR2,DR3 But when it comes to duplicates it prints as DR3DR3. I need to remove the duplicate processorName. I am not able to figure it out, how can I do this? public function processorNameFormat(item:Object, column:GridColumn):String { var processorNames:String...

How to escape an equals sign in param element's value attribute?

javascript,actionscript-3,flash,escaping,swf
I have an embed tag that will be used to store a SWF object. I've been following this documentation here https://helpx.adobe.com/flash/kb/pass-variables-swfs-flashvars.html I need to create a parameter with a name equal to FlashVars. I need to store an API token in the value attribute. The problem is there is an...

Two ane file conflict in one flex mobile application

android,ios,actionscript-3,flex,air-native-extension
I have two ane file for video recorder. One is for android and another is for ios device. Both have different package name and methods. Now, i import both Native Extension in single project. And detect ios and android device following way: if(Capabilities.version.indexOf('IOS') > -1) //for ios device And if(Capabilities.version.indexOf('AND')...

How to remove all Objects in For Loop?

actionscript-3,for-loop,flash-cs6
Hey Everyone So I know this has to be really Simple I am over complicating it and can't figure out how to do it. So I have these stars moving in the background in my startScreen and I want to remove them when the Game starts. Here is How I...

Create temporary rows in mysql

php,actionscript-3
Well, I want to do a Flash AS3 Chat. When the user send a message, the message will be created as a row in mysql with PHP, but if it be so, the mysql server will be very busy, then the row must be temporary. Someone can help me? ^^'...

how to wait for a few seconds before starting a function

actionscript-3
i want to reload a gun. When R pressed. I want it to wait 3 seconds before loading the gun. Is there a simple way to do this? example: if (event.keyCode == Keyboard.R) { //wait(4 seconds) // start reloading } ...

AS3 Custom DialogBox: How to send pushed Buttons label to Main.fla

actionscript-3,class,flash,return
I made my own AS3-DialogBox-class. It has 2 Buttons ("Yes" and "No") Within the class there is a listener that starts a function when one of the Buttons was pushed. And within this listener-function I can get and trace the Buttons label ("Yes" or "No") by calling event.currentTarget.MyButtonTextfield.text. So my...

AS3: What is the best way to put button-behaviors ONLY on child_mcs of a container_mc

actionscript-3,flash,button,event-bubbling,event-propagation
I have a container_mc, with lots of child_mcs inside. I want the child_mcs to have full button-like behaviors (click-able, cursor effects). I am not interested in putting individual mouse listeners on every child. ... I would like to simply have one listener on the parent container, though the parent would...

Check if class extends another class

actionscript-3,flash
To be clear, I want to check a class, not an instance of that class. public function changeScene(newScene:Class):void { if(newScene isExtending Scene) //... } It's a variable of type Class. Edit: More details. What the function does (simplified): public function changeScene(newScene:Class):void { currentScene.finish(); //Finish the scene that is about to...

How can i get a function to use any movie clip?

function,actionscript-3,flash-cs6
I'm a little lost in understanding this kind of function, i get the feeling this has been asked a thousand times but cannot find an explanation of what the code is doing. Basically i just want a movie clip with instance name box to do something, then reuse the function...

AS3 alpha of multiple objects adds up [duplicate]

actionscript-3,flash
This question already has an answer here: As3: Draw overlapping rectangles to a sprite and apply alpha 1 answer It seems that when I set alpha on a DisplayObjectContainer, then it works on each individual child separately and not on the container as a whole. Consequently I start seeing...

FLV Playback AS3 Playlist Sequence

actionscript-3,flash,playlist
Help me please I need my AS3 FLVPlayback component sequentially play one play list xml and that this is repeated indefinitely, until the moment I got this code, which only lets you choose which video you want to play but do not go to the next automatically only stops... I...

How make with AS3 downloading MP3 files in the background mode and plays it?

actionscript-3,flash
I need help with AS3 make downloading MP3 files in the background mode. Man goes to my site and it will automatically load MP3 file on his computer and plays it. I read these examples here http://help.adobe.com/en_US/FlashPlatform/reference/actionscript/3/flash/net/URLLoader.html but do not know how to do it? Prompt what code and how...

How to use setTimeout in Flash AS3

actionscript-3,flash,settimeout
In JavaScript: setTimeout("document.write('example')", 200); I want to know how I can do a setTimeout in Flash (AS3). I know there's the Timer() class, but I want a more simple way to do this....

Including library in AIR Native Extension causes the error, “The extension context does not have a method with the name…” for all methods

c++,c,actionscript-3,dll,air
I am working on an AIR Native Extension (ANE) for Windows desktop. The point of this extension is to be able to call out to a third-party C library, which consists of two .h files defining the method signatures/typedefs, and a .lib file. Before including the third party library in...

Activerecord Rails 4 perform something like a join that still returns rows that don't have the association

actionscript-3,ruby-on-rails-4,join,left-join
If after reading my question you have a suggestion for a better title, please add a comment. I was having trouble succinctly saying what I wanted. I have a situation like this. class Artist < ActiveRecord::Base has_many :album_artists has_many :albums, :through => :album_artists end class Album < ActiveRecord::Base has_many :album_artists...

Error on AS3: TypeError: Error #1010: A term is undefined and has no properties

arrays,actionscript-3,exception,runtime-error
I'm trying to create a collision code involving an array of bullets and an array of zombies. But when it tried this code: for(var bu:int = 0;bu < bullets.length; bu++){ for(var zo:int = 0;zo < zombieCount.length; zo++){ if(bullets[bu].hitTestObject(zombieCount[zo])){ stage.removeChild(zombieCount[zo]); zombieCount.splice(zo, 1); stage.removeChild(bullets[bu]); bullets.splice(bu, 1); trace("hot hit") } } } I...

categorize arrays AS3

arrays,actionscript-3
I've got this array : var usersArray:Array = new Array("this is array1 and it's a good array","this is array2", "this is array3", "this is array4", "this is array"); usersArray.push(usersArray.splice(usersArray.indexOf("UserID"), 1)); var companion:String = usersArray[Math.floor(Math.random() * (usersArray.length - 1))]; trace(companion); Is it possible to class the array with letter or number...

Timer flash to show something at the right time

actionscript-3,flash,video,timer
I want to make a timer that will show text at my panelText (dynamic text box) at specific time, actually I have a video that I want to have subtitles, and I want to use timer, my video is 3 minutes and 37 second long, and I have script that...

as3 array of objects - movement with constant speed

arrays,actionscript-3,flash
Ok, so I have some experience with as3 and some of the basics. But this problem has been stumping me for so long. I tried to do a workaround based on what I currently know about as3. But somehow either i get an error message or it just doesn't do...

Building a digital signage platform in HTML5

jquery,html5,actionscript-3
I need some feedback! So if any help, Thank you! I'm a developer for a digital signage company. We built a platform in Flash (ActionScript 3) and it has been running really smooth for a few years now. We've been talking about trying to move to HTML5, JQUERY and PHP...

AS3: Fast hovering doesn't execute rollOut

actionscript-3,flash,button
I'm having a serious problem that is getting me nervous: I've made a button _btn that includes ROLLOVER and ROLLOUT animations with coding (an nested movieclip instance called barra that increases to half alpha when you hover over and decreases when you hover out). [Here it should go a descriptive...

Why can't extend DisplayObject then instantiate

actionscript-3,class,extending
The DisplayObject class can be extended but the extended class cannot be instantiated. Class: package{ import flash.display.DisplayObject; class Extended extends DisplayObject{ public function Extended(){ super() } } } Main timeline: var e:Extended=new Extended(); addChild(e); Error: ArgumentError: Error #2012: Extended$ class cannot be instantiated. ...

Error #1502: A script has executed for longer than the default time period of 15 seconds

actionscript-3,flash
this is my first time using AS3 so I apologise if the cause of this problem is painfully obvious. I'm making chess and I've got a class for each piece on the board. When it's player 1's turn, all the black pieces should wait to be clicked, but when I...

Embedded PNG: 1034 Type Coercion Failed

actionscript-3
Every single tutorial says to do it like this, which used to work: [Embed(source="/../images/MyImage.png",mimeType="image/png",smoothing="true")] private static var ImageClass:Class; //[...] var bitmap:Bitmap = new ImageClass(); Again, this used to work, but now (when I use PNGs) it gives me Error #1034: Type Coercion failed: cannot convert [email protected] to flash.display.Bitmap. Note that...

Adobe Flash CS6 AS3: KeyUp Handler triggers immediately after KeyDown Handler

actionscript-3,flash
So in my code I was attempting to make it where you had two players, each player had their own key down and key up handlers, clearly labelled in my attached code, and in their I handle the movement, player one has WSAD and player two uses the Left, Right,...

Adobe air application quits when i try to print after a function called “show bill”?

actionscript-3,flash,printing,air,desktop
I am trying to create an air application using flash profession cc. I have functions called show bill and print bill in it. When i print directly with out showing the bill adobe air application works correctly. But when i try to use the show bill function and then try...

AS3 - How do you call previous currentTarget from within a different event?

actionscript-3,events
I have a dropdown menu that lets you select an item to be placed on the stage. The item is drag and droppable so I use event.currentTarget.startDrag(); to start the drag. Ok, everything works fine so far. However, I also need to be able to rotate the item while it...

AS3 : How to compare 2 array containing objects using 1 for loop only?

arrays,actionscript-3,flash
I have 2 array having objects of different length var arr : Array = [{name : "aa", id : "0"}, {name : "bb", id : "1"}, {name : "cc", id : "2"}]; var arrTemp : Array = [{name : "ee", id : "0"}, {name : "hh", id : "1"}, {name...

can't get movieClip from loaded swf

actionscript-3,flash
With following code I import an external swf file. When I try to reach a movieClip that is named as temaResim in imported swf, Flash gives me error ,cant find the movieclip. I am pretty sure that I have temaResim in imported swf file, any help will be very useful....

AS3 Dynamic variable naming

actionscript-3,flash,variables,dynamic
Is dynamic variable naming like this possible in ActionScript 3? for (var xz=0;xz<10;xz++){ var this['name' + xz]:Number = xz; } ...

close / unload UiLoader as3

actionscript-3,flash,flash-cs6,uiloader
I'm using a Loader to display a SWF. I have a button to load the SWF and I want that same button to close or hide or unload the SWF. Here's part of my code: var so:Boolean = false ; glossary.addEventListener(MouseEvent.CLICK, glossaire) function glossaire (e:MouseEvent) { var myLoader:Loader = new...

Decimal numbers not adding correctly in AS3 [duplicate]

actionscript-3,floating-point
This question already has an answer here: Is floating point math broken? 18 answers In my program, I have a score multiplier variable of type 'Number' When I try to add 0.1 to it, I have a problem. Here is the code: scoreMultiplier += 0.1; trace(scoreMultiplier); scoreMultiplier is originally...

Bitmaps not scaling correctly AS3

actionscript-3,flash,bitmap,bitmapimage
I was experimenting with bitmaps and created an alpha mask. When i test the program in full screen, it works fine however when I re-size the screen, the bitmap alpha masks doesn't seem to scale correctly. Below are illustrations of my issue. The bitmap alpha mask is shown as a...

ActionScript: How to listen for an event from a different XML

actionscript-3,events,flash-builder,mxml
I have a popup screen in which the player enters their name and clicks OK. When OK is clicked I want the player's name to be passed to the main XML. How can I do this? Here is the function in the main XML that handles the popup: private function...

Edit Manager activePoint “Y” Position ActionScript3

actionscript-3,flash,text
I'm working with TextFlow and EditManager in AS3 (flashx.textLayout) I want to know how get ActivePosition pointer "Y" position, I know I can get activePosition from EditManager but it's returns character position. I want to count if activePosition out of screen, then scroll down (text is larger and its out...

AS3 Check if no object in an array is being hitTested

arrays,actionscript-3,flash
I have an array of platforms that I'm hitTesting against a player. I also have a boolean variable called onGround that is attached to the player. I need to be able to toggle onGround based on whether or not the player is hitting a platform in the array. It's been...

Select pairs from an array (matching game) And add sound to that selection AS3 Flash CS4

arrays,actionscript-3,flash,cs4
I'm using a tutorial I found on Google - which works well. However, I have a few issues to make it work how I would like. This code uses a MovieClip for the card faces with the back of the card on frame1 and 2-17 different pictures or movieclips. The...

How to make a movieclip play on a specific frame in AS3?

actionscript-3,flash
I'm incredibly rusty at Flash having not touched it in probably 10 years and can't seem to figure this out, or find it online: I have a MovieClip with two layers, each having a Shape Tween. Basically its a Door that opens and closes. I dropped it onto the main...

Can't parse XML AS3 in flash with namespaces [SOLVED]

xml,actionscript-3,flash,e4x
I don't understand why I can't parse these datas : <places yahoo:start="0" yahoo:count="1" yahoo:total="1" xmlns="http://where.yahooapis.com/v1/schema.rng" xmlns:yahoo="http://www.yahooapis.com/v1/base.rng"> <place yahoo:uri="http://where.yahooapis.com/v1/place/23424819" aaa:lang="en-US" xmlns:aaa="http://www.w3.org/XML/1998/namespace"> <woeid>23424819</woeid> <placeTypeName code="12">Pays</placeTypeName> <name>France</name> <country type="Pays" code="FR"...

Is there a class in AS3 that tells you the type of the URL protocol?

actionscript-3,flex,flex4
Is there a class in AS3 or Flex that tells you the type of protocol a URI or URL is part of? I was sure there was a class that broke a URL into various parts and grouped it into usable data. For example, if the URL is, "mailTo" it...

How to dispatch an event with dynamic content in Flex?

actionscript-3,flex
I often have the requirement to dispatch a flash.events.Event with soem custom String text, like: protected function mouseClicked(event:Event) { //here I'd want to notify anyone interested in the button click, //and also transfer the name of the button (or whatever) that was clicked - assume some dynamic value dispatchEvent(new Event("myMouseEvent"),...

Find the most recent date from an Array

arrays,actionscript-3,date
How to find the most recent date from an array like the one below? Tue Jun 2 17:59:54 GMT+0200 2013 Tue Jun 5 18:00:10 GMT+0200 2013 Tue Jun 1 12:27:14 GMT+0200 2013 Tue Jun 3 17:26:58 GMT+0200 2013 Tue Jun 9 17:27:49 GMT+0200 2013 Tue Jun 1 13:27:39 GMT+0200 2015...

AS3 LocalConnection: function is not firing

actionscript-3,flash,air
I'm building an AIR app that sends text string to a swf-file. When I export the sender and reciever apps to swf and run them in Flash players, everything works well. But when publishing the sender app to AIR things don't work anymore. I think the connection works, because there...

How to define rectangle of visible children in Flash/AS3 (“real” element size)

actionscript-3,flash,flex,canvas,layout
I use BitmapData.draw to make a snapshot of a graph canvas. On the canvas located some children in random positions (including negative positions). I should to define in some way what rectangle bounds to shoot. SO, for example, i have 3 nodes in the view (canvas): {10x10, (-5; -3)} {20x20,...

How can I make a symbol point at the mouse?

actionscript-3,geometry,displayobject,angles
I want to make a symbol rotate to point at the mouse. I'm using this function, but it doesn't work below the symbol's pivot. The inverse tan function has a range of 180 degrees right? So how can i get 360 degrees of movement? Would I need to add an...

Stop clock on pause button

actionscript-3,timer
I have a "clock" counting down the time of the game (from 9 seconds to 0 seconds). I have a button that pauses the game, so I want to freeze de clock and when I click to play, the game continuos from that second that I frozen. But I don't...

Optimizing AS3 DropShadowFilter

actionscript-3,flash,optimization
I'm using GreenSock's TweenMax to fade in a TLFTextField with a DropShadowFilter applied. The framerate drops to about 8fps when I try to do this. Without the shadow, the transition is a consistent 24fps. I know Flash is redrawing the shadow each frame - is there any way I can...

Why isn't this php math code working

php,actionscript-3
Hey guy's so am trying to convert this as3 code to php but its not working correctly i need it like the as3 one generating thanks! PHP: print(floor(rand() * 1000) + 3000); Result:28240000 AS3: var intCID = Math.floor(Math.random() * 1000) + 3000; var strSessionId = String(intCID); trace(strSessionId); Result:3330...

Parsley Command Decoupled Result Handlers and Observers

actionscript-3,flex,model-view-controller,parsley
I posted a question last night that after reading back sounded awful, so I deleted it and have come back to try again, this time properly. I have a Flex Mobile App, that uses Parsley, everything works as expected but I am trying to do use a decoupled result handler...

SCORM API wrapper and Flash in full screen

javascript,actionscript-3,flash,scorm2004,scorm1.2
I lately posted this and unfortunately I couldn't figure it out why. Furthermore I haven't any solution for that. Today I realised I can switch between NORMAL and FULL_SCREEN without SCORM parts of the content (connect/disconnect, get/set, etc.). But when I check both Flash wrapper and Mike Rustici's edited API...

Find and replace in an AS3 String

string,actionscript-3,replace,find
I want to find the "(*" string in another string and then replace it with the < and / one but the method replace() can not do it. Sorry, but I can not write the string in the description together :D Here is my code: //Call the method like.. trace(searchandreplace("(*Foo)"));...

how to zoom stage to rectangle area in as3 (Action Scripts 3)?

actionscript-3,flash
how to zoom stage to rectangle area in as3 (Action Scripts 3)? i have a text, when mouse over the ever word, color changed. now, when click the word i need to zoom to this word and hide the other word?...

AS3 - Score counter

actionscript-3
I am making a simple math game with four frames. In the first frame you can choose the math operation you want to practice. In the second frame you are presented with a randomly generated math question. If you enter the correct answer, the application outputs "correct answer", and skips...

type conversion if flex

java,actionscript-3,flex
I am using Flerry as Java-Flex bridge for my Flex Desktop Application. How to convert List in Java to ArrayCollection in Flex Flex Code:- [Bindable]public var screenList:ArrayCollection; <flerry:NativeObject id="windowControllerObj" source="ls.window.EnumAllWindowNames" singleton="true" fault="windowControllerObj_faultHandler(event)"> <flerry:NativeMethod id="getWindowNames" name="getAllWindowNames" result="windowControllerObj_resultHandler(event)" fault="getWindowNames_faultHandler(event)"/>...

How can hitTestObject work for many objects?

actionscript-3,hittest
I have a game where player moves forward over (semi)random tiles. I want a hittest for when the player hits a certain tile. However when the char hits one of the spawned in floor2's nothing happens. I think this is because there are multiple 'floor2' movieclips on the stage ?...

Flash: get absolute position of e.currentTarget

actionscript-3,flash
Okay, wasn't sure about the title. But here's what I am trying to achieve: Basically i am trying to do something like a quiz, where you can drag and drop the answers into a field. And if they are correkt it should snap the answer field position. It should be...

AS3 - Error #1056: Cannot create property 0 on Boolean

arrays,actionscript-3,boolean
I'm in need of creating multiple dynamic arrays and seem to have found exactly what I need at https://jadendreamer.wordpress.com/2012/05/06/flash-as3-tutorial-how-to-create-2d-or-3d-dynamic-multi-dimensional-arrays/ Example 1: var multiDimensionalArray:Array = new Array(); var boolArray:Array; var MAX_ROWS = 5; var MAX_COLS = 5; //initalize the arrays for (var row = 0; row <= MAX_ROWS; row++) { boolArray...

Audio recorded file corrupted issue in Actionscript

php,actionscript-3,flex3,wav,riff
I recorded voice samples from my microphone using Adobe Flash Builder 4.6 / AIR, voice recorded successfully. I first converted voice data(byte array) to base64 format in actionscript then I converted that base64 data to WAV file using my PHP code. but that WAV file throw file corrupted issue in...

Flash actionscript 3, collision detection upon keypress

actionscript-3,flash,collision,detection
I am trying to get my character to collide with the walls I have created but I am having difficulties doing so, I have tried using solutions in other threads but none have worked. help please. Essentially I got collision detection working, however it only activates upon clicking, with a...

How to know fast if another computer is accesible in AS3 (Adobe Air)

file,actionscript-3,air,lan
I'm using FileStream to read files in two computers that are connected in a Local Area Network (LAN). I have no problem to read the files when the others computers are connected. I'm checking if the directory exists before writing the file I'm checking if the directory AND the file...

Fisher-Yates Shuffle Algorithm error

arrays,algorithm,actionscript-3,for-loop
so I'm currently making a quiz game with Actionscript 3.0, and I wanna shuffle the questions with this Fisher-Yates Shuffle Algorithm: This is my code: var questions:Array = [1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10]; function ShuffleArray(input:Array) { for (var i:int=input.length-1; i>=0; i--) { var randomIndex:int = Math.floor(Math.random() * (i+1)); var itemAtIndex:int = input[randomIndex]; input[randomIndex] =...

Get dispatchEvent data as a result

actionscript-3,flex,actionscript,flex4.6
Here i am working on native extension in which i send/dispatch data in the dataevent like: public static const PASSING_VIDEO_URL : String = "PASSING_URL"; dispatchEvent( new DataEvent( PASSING_URL,true,false,level) ); Now on eventlistener cd.addEventListener( CD.PASSING_URL, onURL ); protected function onURL(event:Event):void { txtUrl.text = event.data; txtUrl.text = event.text; } I got that...

Merge two images and retain its transparency

actionscript-3
It was a while since I programmed AS3. Now I have a problem where I need to merge the two images where the upper image is a png that must retain its transparency. The upper image is an area that must pass through the lower image. A bit like a...

Flash Pro - AS3 embeded font not Showing up on Button Label in iOS

ios,actionscript-3,flash,fonts,embedded-fonts
So I have an annoying issue that I can't solve. I am creating an app in Flash Pro/AS3 for iOS. I have a button whose label font I want to change: var ButtonTextFormat:TextFormat = new TextFormat("Showcard Gothic", 120); //ButtonTextFormat.size = 120; //ButtonTextFormat.font = "Showcard Gothic"; //ButtonTextFormat.embedFonts = true; ButtonTextFormat.color =...

How to change graphic quality using AS3 , giving users an option button?

actionscript-3
If I want to change the graphic quality display of the swf file by right click and click quality. Is there a type of code to apply this in-game when a button is pressed? If there is, please help! Thanks!...

Dynamic Text doesn't show up through code

actionscript-3
if I make a dynamic text on the stage, name it something like "output" And I write in the enterframe. output.text = "Something"; It doesn't even show up in the stage, and the text box is blank....