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How to sync images to playback of an FLV in Flash CS4

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I need to sync images to the playback of an FLV file in Flash CS4.  Anyone have any insight?  The help files are not descritpive enough for my level of AS knowledge.
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You can embed metadata in an FLV file.

See to inject metadata: http://www.buraks.com/flvmdi/
See to inspect metadata: http://www.buraks.com/flvmdv/

When you're playing the FLV file using the NetStream class you can create an onMetaData function in the class which is managing your NetStream and assign the NetStream's client property to "this".

See code snippet.

Then you can either set the Image's source based on the number of event's you've received so far or you can embed your own properties like "imagesource=imageX.jpg" in the each of the metadata/cuepoints you embed in the FLV.

Also for reference: http://livedocs.adobe.com/flash/9.0/main/wwhelp/wwhimpl/common/html/wwhelp.htm?context=LiveDocs_Parts&file=00001037.html
http://venixflytrap.net/2008/05/11/embedding-metadata-in-flv-files/
public class MyNetStreamOwningClass {
 

     private var ns:NetStream = new NetStream(myNetConnection);
 

     public function MyNetStreamOwningClass(){

          ns.client = this;

          ns.play( "myMovie.flv" );

     }
 

     public function onMetaData( e:Object ):void {

          trace( "METADATA EVENT: " + e.toString() );

          // TODO: code to display new Image

          // e.g. myImage.source = ...

     }

}

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