Masking with Hollow Movieclip

Darshan pointed out about this problem to me, I also checked. If you use a movieclip with a hollow interior as the mask it does not mask correctly, via actionscript or otherwise. However plain fills with hollow interiors work.

Flash Studio PRO 1.5 released

Flash Studio is a third party program for creating screen savers and applications out of projector files. The new pro version has some major additions. The updates are massive and unique including enabling joystick control, running applications in hidden windows, and...

Dynamic Tree using FTree Component and .tab file

Here I am going to explain how we can build a dynamic tree using FTree Component that comes with Flash UI Components Set 2. Hierarchical nature of XML makes it more suitable for building Tree Views But I have decided to use simple tab file (Tab delimited text file)...

Pre-Alpha version of FCF Chat

Greg Burch and Mike Chambers are working on a new frame work for multiuser applications with Flash Communication Server. You can see the pre-alpha version of their chat application here [via:mesh on MX]

Tooltip Component Demo by Stuart

Stuart has created a nice demo for Tooltip Component that comes with Flash UI Components Set 3 (Which is part of The Macromedia MX Developer Resource Kit) You can have a look at it Here

Unable to *continue* with Auto Format!

Beware that auto formatting eats your actionscript some times !!! See the following code for (var i = 0; i<5; i++) { if (i == 2) { continue; } trace(i); //traces 0, 1, 3, 4 (skips 2) } If you apply Auto Format to the code it becomes for (var i = 0; i<5; i++) {...