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Flash MX action script bible - Reinhardt R.

Reinhardt R. Flash MX action script bible - Wiley & sons , 2004. - 987 p.
ISBN: 0-7645-4354-7
Download (direct link): macractionscriptbiblefeb2004.pdf
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saved objects (flush() method), 619 structure, charting while loading, 817-821 styles
applying, 739-741 class, setting, 738 colors, 736
components (v2 UI), 761-765 CSS, adding with ActionScript, 454 described, 731-736 global, setting, 738-739 setting, 737 subfolders, Actions toolbox, 73 submitting data basic, 877
with LoadVars object, 877-878 with WebService class, 880-881 with XML, 878-879 subsets
extracting array class, creating from existing (slice() method), 306-307 regular expressions, 8-9
substatements, 116-117 substring values
described, 372-373
parsing one character at a time (charAt() method), 374 selecting
by starting and ending index (substring() method), 373 by starting point and length (substr() method), 373 starting index, with ending optional (slice() method), 374 subtract by value operator (-=), 102 Sun Solaris, Flash Player for, 22 superdomain, 531, 537 SVG (Scalable Vector Graphics), 26-27 SWF (external Flash movies) browser caching issues, 194 embedded fonts, 428 embedding in text, 415-417 external content, loading at runtime, 243-244 external data storage, 47-48 Flash movie naming conventions, 49 Flash video files, loading into, 604 HTTP connection, building, 605 loading external (Loader) content, 702 described, 702 handling events, 702 NetStream output, displaying in video output, 605-607 security for loading, 536-537 status messages, checking, 607-609 switch statement, ActionScript, 117, 122-123 Swocket, 659 symbols
MovieClip, creating, 757 SWF, importing into, 239-241 Synchronized Multimedia Integration Language.
See SMIL synchronizing clocks, 342 syntax
coloring, 79, 89
statement, ActionScript, 116-117 System class
client computer capabilities, determining audio and video, 533-534 described, 532-533
screen and resolution information, 535-536 versions, 534-535 clipboard contents, setting, 529-530 Flash Player settings, showing, 530-531
Continued
932 Index ♦ S-T
System class (continued)
local settings and data, saving, 531 Player security, loading SWF content, 536-537 status methods, 532 Unicode support, 531-532 system requirements, back-of-the-book CD, 889
T
\t metacharacter, 5 tab
accessibility options, 788 order, assigning, 742
switching, MovieClip i nstances, 233-234 text
changing, 439-440
focus, enabling and disabling, 439
inserted, 463
spacing (tabStops property), 448-449 usefulness, 439 table/grid-like data format (DataGrid) adding data, 709-710 column spacing, 711 columns, adding new, 709 described, 708 editing, allowing, 711 events, handling, 712 getting selected items, 711 multiple selections, allowing, 711 removing data, 710 scroll properties, 711 sorting, 710 tags. See also ID3 tag, MP3 file DHTML, 26 metadata, 751 SOAP, 33
XML, writing, 634-635 talking screen-reader described, 782 hiding content from, 787 JAWS, 782
state and presence of, 789-790 Window-Eyes, 782 target options, printing (addpage() method), 545-546 targeting MovieClip i nstances, 227-228 TCP (Transmission Control Protocol), 658 team projects, 50 television sets, 800 template. See MovieClip ternary operator, 108 testing
array class for unique values, 309 keypresses mapped to Flash Player, 480
messages, displaying (trace()), 138 movie, detecting errors, 187 text
Actions panel, setting, 79 authoring time, 396-398 blurry, fixing, 193-194 converting to/from URL-safe format
(escape()/unescape()), 138 copying to user’s system Clipboard, 529-530 CSS
applying styles, 454-455 creating object, 454 described, 452-453
external file, formatting HTML with, 457-458 external, loading, 456 HTML article, formatting, 455-456 styles, adding with ActionScript, 454 dynamic, 395
event handlers for editable fields
changes, detecting (onChanged() handler), 421
focus changes, detecting (onSetFocus() handler), 421-422 scrolling, detecting (onScroller() handler), 422-423 external data storage, 48 Flash device fonts, 431-432 fonts, embedding
faux bold and italic styles, 431 runtime, 428-430 static, 426
time dynamic and input text, 426-428 formatting options (TextFormat class) align property, 444-445 assigning, 442-444 bold property, 445 bullet property, 445-446 creating object, 442 font color (color property), 446 font property, 446-447 hyperlinks, adding (url property), 449-450 indent property, 447 indenting left-aligned block (blockIndent property), 445 italic property, 447 leftMargin property, 448 line spacing (leading property), 447 listed, 441-442
metrics, handling automatically, 450-451 point size (size property), 448 retrieving, 451-452 rightMargin property, 448
Index ♦ T 933
string value, specifying (target property), 449 tab spacing (tabStops property), 448-449 underline property, 449 HTML with TextField
ActionScript functions from text, calling, 414-415 content, embedding, 415-417 hyperlinks, 413
information viewer example, 417-418 JavaScript functions, calling, 414 mail links, 414 rendering, 410 special characters, 410-411 tags supported, 409-410 troubleshooting, 412-413 input, 396 listeners
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