Director 11.5. How do you create a new Cast Library Object via Script?

Is this possible? If so, please submit code.

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NerdsOfTechTechnology ScientistAuthor Commented:
I am running on Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate. I am running Adobe Director 11.5. The code syntax I am using is Lingo. I changed my original question to be more descriptive.

I added Adobe Creative Suite to the zoning.

I did find a solution that uses an Xtra, If no experts answer I will close the question down.


A solution I use a lot is to keep an empty cast file in the root of the project, and a dummy cast in the project (but set as external), and when I need to create a new cast I copy and rename the empty cast to what I want, and point the internal cast filename to the new cast using:

castLib("dummyCast").fileName = "newCast.cst"

If you need a further explanation let me know.

This of course depends on what you are trying to achieve. If you could give me more details that would be great.

Hope this helps,


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NerdsOfTechTechnology ScientistAuthor Commented:
I thought that was the only option... Thanks for the confirmation.
NerdsOfTechTechnology ScientistAuthor Commented:
Thanks for your reply! This is the strategy I am currently using. Thanks for confirming this as a workaround!
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