can i pass variable from flash to php?

Posted on 2007-12-07
Last Modified: 2008-03-26
I have a swf file, that contains 4 buttons, each of them call a seperate but almost similar php file. I'd rather just call one php file, is it possible to do this without passing a variable through the address bar?
Question by:markmchugh

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You basically need to use LoadVars() object to make a call to the PHP script...  If you do that with sendAndLoad() function, a new browser will not open and pass data between Flash and PHP...

A simple sample would be something like this...

someButton_mc.onPress = function ()


   var _lv:LoadVars = new LoadVars();

   _lv.onLoad = function (ok:String)


      if (ok)


         trace("Data send & loaded...");





         trace("Problem accessing data...");



   _lv.sendAndLoad("file.php", _lv, "POST");


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