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Flash Radio Buttons - Select button based on previously defined parameter

Posted on 2007-12-05
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I have 3 radio buttons within an embedded swf with the following parameters:

button1
data: blue
groupName: Colors

button2
data: red
groupName: Colors

button3
data: yellow
groupName: Colors

I have a global variable entitled _global.colors that has a value of "red". When this embedded .swf is called, I would like button2 to be shown as checked.

thanks

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Question by:wattanabi2
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by:blue-genie
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in the code that loads the respective swf files simply set the selected value of the radio button.
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by:wattanabi2
ID: 20468555
Hi,

Thanks for the feedback.
I'm not quite sure how to do that. Here is the code in the actions layer:

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flashistListener = new Object();
flashistListener.click = function (evt){
        theVerdict.text = evt.target.selection.data
}
ColorOption.addEventListener("click", flashistListener);


stop();

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I tried:

ColorOption.data = "red";

But button 2 did not display as checked.

Any further assistance is greatly appreciated.
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blue-genie earned 1000 total points
ID: 20470116
I'm a tad confused, in your first post you said your group name was Colors - why's your event listener ColorOption?

Whichever groupname you choose to use, you need to say groupName.selectedData = "red" - or whatever value.
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by:wattanabi2
ID: 20473313
That was a typo on my part. Your solution did the trick.

Thanks!

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