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Develop XML flash slide show

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Hi

I am trying to develop a flash slide show where i can use XML to identify the images i need to inlcude.

I need the slide show to be similar in style and dimensions to the one embedded in this website

http://www.now-energy.com/

So i need to use xml to dynamically include the images in the slide show.

Any advice would be much appreciated.

Thanks in advance

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by:DavidTMoore
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There is a lot that goes into building one of these, so I will direct you to a tutorial that should help you out.

http://stason.org/articles/money/seo/google/12_things_to_do_to_improve_your_site_google_page_rank.html

hope this helps
~David
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copied the wrong link, here you go :)

http://www.kirupa.com/developer/mx2004/xml_slideshow.htm
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by:socross
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I have worked with this tutorial before, but i need all the images to be download at the start, then animated with a mask.

I think I will do this manually.

Thanks.
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You could either do it manually, or you could create two container movieclips lets call them X and Y.  You would need to load the first image into X, set Y to _visible = false, once X is done loading you can begin loading the image into Y.  You would then need to put in a statement that won't allow it to transition to Y until Y is completely loaded.  Once it is loaded turn it to visible and swap the image.  Reverse the process for every image.  That is about the only way I can think of doing it and still have them load dynamically.


cheers
~David
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by:socross
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Thanks for your advice, Im getting stuck into building it using your methodology, will post any resources/solutions once i get it sorted.

Thanks for your advice!!


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