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Javascript message box from Flash

Posted on 2010-11-15
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I need to generate a popup message box from a Flash movie. Currently it seems this must be done through javascript if I'd like it to actually be separate from the Flash movie. I need the popup to display a yes/no prompt and report the response back to the Flash movie. Can this be done? If so, how?
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Question by:Aaron Feledy
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Ok, using that I can have javascript create the popup when the page loads, but how can I have Flash trigger that popup instead?
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Ali Kayahan earned 2000 total points
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Easy , from flash ;

import flash.external.ExternalInterface;
myButton.addEventListener(MouseEvent.CLICK,function(e){
                  ExternalInterface.call("javascript_popup_function",'parameter for js function here');                                             
            });
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Can I make this work in AS2?
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by:Ali Kayahan
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it should also work for as2 except button event listening just trigger ExternalInterface line from as2
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