View Full Version : external preloader/ internal preloader
01-12-2009, 10:20 AM
can someone explain me the difference? i am trying to build a loader but that loads a movie clip wich is part of the same swf(i dont see the point in converting this mc to a jpeg as it would weight more), what are the main lines for achieving this?
01-12-2009, 10:52 AM
I don't know exactly what you mean..
External preloader would likely mean a function that loaded something external like a JPG and waited until it loaded to display it. This prevents the Flash from showing something like a blank image while it loads.
Internal preloader might mean something like having a preloader for the movie it is inside at the beginning to load the entire movie before playing.
01-12-2009, 11:15 AM
well my goal is to fetch an object wich is already inside the swf an have this object a loader assign, just like you would fetch an external ressource (jpg etc..) but this time all inside the swf,is this possible?
01-12-2009, 11:42 AM
If it inside the swf, you don't need to preload that item. Its already loaded.
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