I am building an image view component in Flash 8. I thought I
would be cool and parse a XML file and pump it into a dataset. My
XML file isn't very complex at the moment, but you never know.
Anyway, for some reason when I test my application I need to
perform a "simulate download" in order for the dataset to become
active. When I publish the app nothing works, because the dataset
never gets initiated. I have used a dataset before without any
issue, but for some reason I am having trouble.
I was hoping to use a dataset because of its flexibility.
Would a set of arrays be a better choice because of overhead? I
have attached my code to this message. Also, jsut as a note, the
dataset is initiated in frame 3 and the XML function doesn’t
happen until frame 4. When I trace the length of the dataset is is
"undefined". I have another application that works just fine and
uses, basically, the same code. The XML file is of the same