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Test movie does not work

Mar 6, 2012 11:59 AM

When I go to test my movie in Flash Pro (control>test movie) nothing happens except a window thats just white. Any ideas why this may be happening? I just battled some sot of memory problem which is mysteriously resolved ( i didn't do anything). Another funny thing being when flash pro is set to flash player 9 action script 2.0 all is fine...anything else it makes my whole project dissapear from the stage? Getting pretty sick of these funky things happening randomly. Any input would be much appreciated.

 
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  • kglad
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    Mar 6, 2012 12:01 PM   in reply to rwhitner90

    restart your computer and open a new fla in a new directory that has no subdirectories.  any problem?

     
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    Mar 6, 2012 12:05 PM   in reply to kglad

    That only happens to me when I set my publish export location to something invalid. Often I work off a network server and every time I open it up flash forgets the place I designated to publish and wants to publish over the network to the network server. I got very acclimated to making sure the published files go where I intend them.

     
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  • kglad
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    Mar 8, 2012 9:49 AM   in reply to rwhitner90

    do you see a swf in the same directory with your fla?

     
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    Mar 8, 2012 12:09 PM   in reply to rwhitner90

    attach a screen shot showing the folder (and its path) where you saved your fla file.

     
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    Mar 8, 2012 1:08 PM   in reply to rwhitner90

    Lol........ we can't assume your "F uck" is local. I'd be happier if I saw this as a subdirectory of something local to OSX. Where exactly is uh, "F uck".

     
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    Mar 9, 2012 11:49 AM   in reply to rwhitner90

    Perhaps you should step back and try something simple like reinstalling flash player (what plays SWFs). Just Flash Player, not Flash Professional.. You'll probably see 2 entries, one for ActiveX and one for other browsers. Kill both. Then reinstall by using the usual link off the front page of adobe.com Get Flash Player.

     

    Drop your SWF into a browser after you reinstall, see if it works.

     
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  • kglad
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    Mar 9, 2012 12:43 PM   in reply to rwhitner90

    with your browser go here:  http://www.adobe.com/software/flash/about/

     

    what fp version does it show that you have installed?  if it shows one, open one of your swfs in your web browser.

     
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    Mar 10, 2012 7:16 AM   in reply to rwhitner90

    now go here:  http://www.adobe.com/support/flashplayer/downloads.html

     

    and download one of the mac projector (ie, 2nd or 3rd link under mac) players and install it on your system.

     
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    Mar 10, 2012 7:35 AM   in reply to rwhitner90

    you're welcome.

     
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