in the past I have alsways used internal navigation methods
within Flex - i.e. viewStacks, and linkBars etc... but I need to
use an (existing) external menu and link (communicate) it to my
is it possible to pass variable to (into) a flex 2
application using a URL
picking this variable ("page") up and getting its value (in
this case "homepage")
and then use the variable in the Flex application to display
the relevent component...... ???
basically, I am trying to navigate through a Flex application
using an external menu system etc...... and displaying the
particular components within the Flex application relevent to the
select links (within the external menu system) communicating the
two using a URL etc......
Passing data into a Flex app using the url on startup
requires working with the html handler, causing it to build
flashvars in the Embed or Object tag. Inside Flex, these are
accessed using the Application.parameters array.
But it sounds like you want ongoing communication between the
Flex app and the browser. For this you should use
ExternalInterface. I have not used it at all, so I can't be any