I am looking for some advice and I was hoping that some of you had already made some experience with what I am trying to achieve.
Well, I need to be able to show something like 15-20 F4V-Files, each about 2-3 Minutes, in my project. Each movie is supposed to be triggered by a dedicated button, ideally all from one single state, so like a master state or so. I was wondering now, what would be the best approach.
Can I simply create new stage and basically stack all videos on top of each other and have them played whenever needed or should I create a state for each of them. This would probably cause a mess too, as there is no option to organize the states in a smooth manner.
Any good advice?
I created something similar a while back. From my experience the most efficient way was to create a main page, then on it, a custom component, which hold 20 states within it. I linked the menu buttons to the various states within the custom component. Can't vouch that it's the best way, but it worked well for me.
Darren's solution will work. The best solution would be to create the UI in Flash Catalyst, then transition the design into Flash Builder and add the switching logic there. The advatange would be that you can exceed the 20 state limit with Flash Catalyst, and also have greater control with the video. That is all assuming you know some ActionScript.
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