I've got a strange problem - today I seem to have completely lost the "Simulate Download" option in the View menu of the standalone Flash Player. When the problem started, I ran the latest 11.5 Flash player runtime installer and then downloaded the latest debugger version, but still no dice. The standalone I'm running is called "flashplayer_11_sa_debug.exe" so it should just work. Is there something special I have to do after loading a SWF to get the option to simulate the download? I thought any debugger standalone player should give me the option the simulate the download once I've loaded a SWF, but I've tried older versions and they also aren't showing that option for some reason. :/
FWIW I'm using Flashdevelop and Flash CS5 Pro - I've tried building/launching my project from Flashdevelop (which launches the 11.x debugger player) and directly from CS5 ide (which launches a 10.x debugger player), but neither has the simulate download option anymore. I also tried launching another, older Flash project and I get the same results in the player.
I can't imagine what's gone wrong, since this functionality was in the player yesterday and I didn't make any big changes to my Flash Pro/Flashdevelop setup (as far as I know). Any help would be greatly appreciated, thanks!
OK, I've gotten this to work again... I guess the download simulation only appears for me when making a release build, not when making a debug build. I don't understand it, but I'm going with it! Thanks.