Solved

Modify variable name in SWF file

Posted on 2009-03-31
4
616 Views
Last Modified: 2013-11-11
I've seen websites that do this for you; but I am trying to figure out how to do this myself.  

I have some SWF files with the "clickTAG" variable inside of it; but the case is off; its labeled "clickTag" instead of "clickTAG" and the software I use to utilize that SWF file doesn't recognize "clickTag" and is looking for "clickTAG" instead...

So short of going back to the creator for this minor change, I would like to do it myself.

Thanks!
0
Comment
Question by:adworldmedia
  • 3
4 Comments
 
LVL 3

Expert Comment

by:homemadebyx
ID: 24031518
How about using the Find and Replace feature?
i attached a screenshot showing where to find the tool and it shows an example of the varible adjustment you're asking about.
It worked great for me.

findandreplce.jpg
0
 
LVL 3

Expert Comment

by:homemadebyx
ID: 24031549
Oh, be sure to make a copy of your FLAs before you use the find and replace tool.    Things can go wrong,  so either have your FLAs backed up or be sure to save before you make this change (so you can revert if necessary)
0
 

Accepted Solution

by:
adworldmedia earned 0 total points
ID: 24053810
Perhaps I was not clear, I do not have the FLA.  If I had the FLA I could easily modify it.

I did find a piece of software that allowed me to edit variable names in a SWF directly..

http://www.buraks.com/uae/

That solved my problem.
0
 
LVL 3

Expert Comment

by:homemadebyx
ID: 24054250
Nice, looks like a handy utility for Flash 8 and below.    
Congrats on your solution.
 
 
0

Featured Post

Free Tool: Subnet Calculator

The subnet calculator helps you design networks by taking an IP address and network mask and returning information such as network, broadcast address, and host range.

One of a set of tools we're offering as a way of saying thank you for being a part of the community.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

Title # Comments Views Activity
Action Script commands 3 220
Video sharing with user login 3 209
Adobe Flash Player - PPAPI plugin 6 720
Could you point a workaround on how to open this Adobe Flash documents? 5 168
I know the transition can be hard. We got used to the ease of use ActionScript 2 had, but honestly, it became problematic later on, especially if designers were involved in the project and found it easy to add code as they saw fit. So, this artic…
While working over numerous projects I often had the requirement for doing a screen capture in AS3.0. Unfortunately I found no "ready made" solutions in google search that suited my requirements. But I did come across some great resources which help…
The goal of the tutorial is to teach the user how to select the video input device. Make sure you have an input device that in connected and work and recognized by Adobe Flash Media Live Encoder and select it in the “video input” menu.
This Micro Tutorial will teach to how to utilize bit rate in Adobe Flash Media Live Encoder.

820 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question