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Control Flash stage background colour using External Text File

Posted on 2007-03-24
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Hi,

We are trying to control Flash stage background colour using External Text File.  Click on botton (see below code) the background colour changes, but we want it to load the colour from the text without clicking any botton.  But it wont work if it's changed from onRelease to onLoad.

url = new LoadVars();
url.load("myPhoto.txt");
url.onLoad = function() {
_root.clipname.loadMovie(url.location);

function nuColor(col) {
meColor=new Color(bground);
meColor.setRGB(col);
}

_root.bt1.onRelease=function(){
    nuColor(url.color1);
}
_root.bt2.onRelease=function(){
    nuColor(url.color2);
}
_root.bt3.onRelease=function(){
    nuColor(url.color3);
}

}

Thanks
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Question by:t_rice
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by:Zeffer
ID: 18786575
did you try it like this..

this.onLoad=function(){
    nuColor(url.color1);
}

Z
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by:t_rice
ID: 18786671
Hi,

Thanks for the quick response, we've just tried it and it hasn't worked.  As below:

url = new LoadVars();
url.load("colors.txt");
url.onLoad = function() {
_root.clipname.loadMovie(url.location);

function nuColor(col) {
meColor=new Color(bground);
meColor.setRGB(col);
}

this.onLoad=function(){
    nuColor(url.color1);
}

}

Help :)
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CyanBlue earned 500 total points
ID: 18787331
How about this???

url = new LoadVars();
url.load("colors.txt");
url.onLoad = function()
{
      _root.clipname.loadMovie(url.location);
      nuColor(url.color1);
}

function nuColor(col)
{
      meColor=new Color(bground);
      meColor.setRGB(col);
}

CyanBlue
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by:t_rice
ID: 18787994
Perfect, thanks for your help.
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by:CyanBlue
ID: 18788250
You're welcome...  :)

CyanBlue
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