I need some ideas, comments .....
Posted on 2005-03-29
I currently have an application (exe) that outputs an xml file. A restriction on that file is it can only have one name, for eg.
now, should you want to output different items, without overwriting the first, this means you need to make multiple copies of your files everywhere, so the user wants to be able to have multiple xml files only.
a compiled swf reads in the xml file and outputs accordingly. I need ideas and ways on how to parse an xml filename to that swf at runtime. for e.g if the swf is in a html/asp type page, could parse through a query string, or maybe add a frame to the player for the user to load the xml in question or something to that effect.
secondly, the application has a browse for assets button, those assets however will only work at final runntime if in the same location as the compiled swf, is there a way in which i can force a file to be created in the correct location if it doesn't already exist. For example, dreamweaver does that, if you want to insert something that's not in the site, it asks if you want to create a copy in the site. How would I go about that?