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$(UserConfig) variable in Flash CS4

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , , , , on November 17, 2009 by andkrup

I didn’t know, but it seems that you can reference your user-config folder with the $(UserConfig) variable, when setting class paths in Flash CS4.

You can create an mxi file that distributes a swc file and a jsfl command that adds “$(UserConfig)/Libraries” to the library path of the current working document.

The mxi extension source file:

<macromedia-extension name="Electric Library" version="0.1.0" type="flashcomponentswc" requires-restart = "false" >
<author name="Me" />
<products>
<product name="Flash" version="8" primary="true" required="true"/>
</products>
<description>
<![CDATA[My Library]]>
</description>
<ui-access>
<![CDATA[n/a]]>
</ui-access>
<license-agreement>
<![CDATA[My License agreement]]>
</license-agreement>
<files>
<file source = "MyLibrary.swc" destination = "$flash/Libraries" shared="true"/>
<file source = "bin/Add path to  My Library.jsfl" destination = "$flash/Commands" shared="true"/>
</files>
</macromedia-extension>

The “Add path to  My Library.jsfl” command file:

var myDoc = fl.getDocumentDOM();
myDoc.libraryPath = "$(UserConfig)/Libraries;" + myDoc.libraryPath;
fl.trace("class path: "+myDoc.libraryPath);

Use the Extension Manager to package the mxi file. This will create a mxp file that you can distribute.

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Flash Player 10 – 3D and Inverse Kinematics class libraries location in CS4

Posted in Development with tags , , , , , on November 28, 2008 by andkrup

Just in case you didn’t know, Flash CS4 ships with 3D classes and Inverse Kinematics classes already packed in swc library files. On the mac, they can be found at:

/<Flash CS4 install location>/Common/Configuration/ActionScript 3.0/libs/

I would assume that most PC users should be able to find the same location.