The file extension for a JSFL script is In this tutorial, you’ll start visually by copying user actions from the History Panel. In a previous tutorial, I showed the basics of creating dialogs. In this post, I’ll elaborate on how to respond to a dialog, specifically how to cease. This tutorial will walk through the basics of creating a tool. Building a In Flash, create a new JSFL script (File > New > Flash JavaScript File).

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This example reflects code for custom XMLUI panel, but this technique can also be used for alerts, prompts, and confirmations.

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This will allow you to execute your tutorrial using the Commands menu and optionally, a keyboard shortcut. A path is then created, and the two stored points are mapped to the path. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2. When you tool is complete, it will display a preview using the drawing layer, as shown in the image above.

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Now select the original addNewRectangle command and hit the Replay button. Select the ComboBox component; in the Component Inspector panel, click the labels field, and then click the small magnifying glass icon to add values to use as labels for the combo box, as tutoeial in Figure 2.

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Looking forward to the next installment. Notify me of follow-up comments by email. This one is pretty simple, but I do plan on doing several more on this topic in the near future; so stay tuned!

Well, it’s pretty simple; we set up a loop and look through all of the open documents. Publishers of technology books, eBooks, and videos for creative people. There is one more step to making this command accessible from within the Flash IDE; we need to drop it in the right location so Flash can find it!

December 15, at 6: Try one of tutorkal I was hoping to see source examples. You would store the default stroke width in a variable, and update the variable to match tutoriaal new settings once the notifySettingsChanged function is called.

Add the following code to your script: To create the panel, we’ll need jsdl things on the stage.

May 31, at 6: Mail will not be published required. So now we’ve got a list which is an array of all the open files and a reference to the file jafl currently working in.

10 Minutes with Flash: Creating an External Text File with JSFL

What else is out there? Building a Tool This tutorial will demonstrate how to create a line tool.

The act of loading text from an external source is common in Flash development, so I tutlrial it would be a good excuse to illustrate some of the benefits of JSFL. The button should now reflect the change. Note that sliding the arrow undid the deletion of the rectangle.


Similar to Commands and SWF Panels, Tools have their own folder in the Configuration directory see the 1st tutorial for how to locate your Configuration directory. Create a new Flash document with stage dimensions of x tuttorial save it as External Var Creator. If you fill this in, you will be marked as a spammer.

This will create a rectangle with the same dimensions as the original rectangle. The only thing left to do is loop through our array of open documents and close any document that isn’t the current one!

Open a new Flash file.

Now you should be staring at a blank JSFL file, but not for long because we’re going to ask Flash to give us a list of all the open documents. The setOptionsFile points to the options file that you optionally saved. The mouseMove function is then called repeatedly as the user moves the mouse. Select each component one at a time and jjsfl instance names to them as follows instance names are shown in italicsas shown in Figure 3.

Predefined Functions One concept that is unique to creating a tool involves prescribed functions that Flash will call as your tool is put to use: The beginFrame method clears out and initializes the drawing layer for new data.