put loadVariables twice

Posted on 2003-10-30
Last Modified: 2010-04-03
Is that any matter if i use the same loadVariables many times? for example i use loadVariables("addbuy.asp", "", "POST"); then i create a movieclip and i put that loadVariable again inside movieclip.
Question by:Cyber_Cus2
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Expert Comment

ID: 9650740
no, why?

Author Comment

ID: 9651279
coz it seems make my action script error. I make a view trolley. It slides up and down. When it goes up, I put loadvariables and then display the data from asp. I put close button in the top of it and when I press it, I put all the data from the asp in _x = 2000 so they disappear from the screen. When I press the view trolley button again, it will play the same frames again. My problem is: when I open for the first time, it is blank like no data from asp, but when I close and open again, it works well. I close it and open again, it becomes NaN.

// depth
depth = -100;
depth1 = 500;
depth2 = 100;

// split up the array by looking for the commas

Prod_array2 = prodID.split(",");
Item_array2 = Items.split(",");
Price_array2 = Prices.split(",");
Qty_array2 = quantity.split(",");

// get the length of the array
Prod_length2 = Prod_array2.length;
Item_length2 = Item_array2.length;
Price_length2 = Price_array2.length;
Qty_length2 = Qty_array2.length;

// set the start y position (x position depends on where you put it on the screen)
Prod_yposition = 0;
Item_yposition = 50;
Price_yposition = 70;
Qty_yposition = 70;
totalPrice_yposition = 70;
pic_yposition = 50;
pic_xposition = 680;
chk_yposition = 90
myformat1 = new TextFormat();
myformat1.font = "Arial Black";
myformat1.size = 12;
myformat1.align = "left"

myformat2 = new TextFormat();
myformat2.font = "Arial Black";
myformat2.size = 12;
myformat2.align = "right"

Total_Record2 = Prod_length2 - 1;
// looping everything
for (i=0; i<Total_Record2; i++) {
_root.createEmptyMovieClip("pic_mc2"+i, depth1);
_root["pic_mc2"+i].loadMovie("images/" +prod_array2[i] + ".jpg");
_root["pic_mc2"+i]._y = pic_yposition;
_root["pic_mc2"+i]._x = pic_xposition;
_root["pic_mc2"+i]._xscale = 35;
_root["pic_mc2"+i]._yscale = 35;

_root.createEmptyMovieClip("prod_mc2"+i, depth);
_root["prod_mc2"+i].createTextField("Item_txt2", 1, 760, Item_yposition, 120, 20);
_root["prod_mc2"+i].Item_txt2.border = false;
_root["prod_mc2"+i].Item_txt2.type = "dynamic";
_root["prod_mc2"+i].Item_txt2.text = Item_array2[i];

_root["prod_mc2"+i].createTextField("Qty_txt2", 2, 760, Qty_yposition, 40, 25);
_root["prod_mc2"+i].Qty_txt2.border = true;
_root["prod_mc2"+i].Qty_txt2.type = "input";
_root["prod_mc2"+i].Qty_txt2.text = Qty_array2[i];

_root["prod_mc2"+i].createTextField("dollar_txt2", 3, 805, Qty_yposition, 55, 25);
_root["prod_mc2"+i].dollar_txt2.border = false;
_root["prod_mc2"+i].dollar_txt2.type = "dynamic";
_root["prod_mc2"+i].dollar_txt2.text = "@ $";

_root["prod_mc2"+i].createTextField("Price_txt2", 4, 860, Price_yposition, 40, 20);
_root["prod_mc2"+i].Price_txt2.border = false;
_root["prod_mc2"+i].Price_txt2.type = "dynamic";
_root["prod_mc2"+i].Price_txt2.text = Price_array2[i];

totPrice = Price_array2[i] * Qty_array2[i];
_root["prod_mc2"+i].createTextField("totPrice_txt2", 5, 910, totalPrice_yposition, 40, 20);
_root["prod_mc2"+i].totPrice_txt2.border = false;
_root["prod_mc2"+i].totPrice_txt2.type = "dynamic";
_root["prod_mc2"+i].totPrice_txt2.text = totPrice;

Prod_yposition = prod_yposition+80;
Item_yposition = Item_yposition+80;
Price_yposition = Price_yposition+80;
Qty_yposition = Qty_yposition+80;
totalPrice_yposition = totalPrice_yposition+80;
pic_yposition = pic_yposition+80;



this code make me stress man!!! ;((

Author Comment

ID: 9652030
I think i should use removeMovieClip. Is that correct? Base on my code. Can you give me 1 example how to use removeMovieclip? should i use remove textfield as well?? i've tried to put removeMovieclip in the close button, but it doesn't work.

on (release) {
      for (i=0; i<Total_Record2; i++)
      _root.removeMovieClip("pic_mc2"+i, depth);
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negatyve earned 500 total points
ID: 9656185
on (release) {
     for (i=0; i<Total_Record2; i++)
    _root["pic_mc2"+ i ].removeMovieClip();

but I think you should load data only once, but I don't understand why you move to another frame.. || gotoAndStop("close"); ||

Author Comment

ID: 9656540
The removeMovieclip is working now, thank you
gotoAndStop("close");  is to close the area of the view trolley ( slide down). I still confuse what u just said (but I think you should load data only once) where should i put the action that load the data only once? in the button that opens the view trolley or in frame inside movieclip? or may be i should use if statement as well?
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Expert Comment

ID: 9701742
>in the button that opens the view trolley or in frame inside movieclip? or may be i should use if statement as well?

you should just keep the first one.

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