Ideally outputting to an xml file is where I am headed but if
there is something that wouldbe better I am open to suggestions.
My first question is s simple yes or no - Can you export the
contents of the output window? ie. If I wanted to have all my
traced objects in a file outside the flash that was created
dynamically when the swf ran.
If the answer to this is no then what would be the best way
to store the data inside flash until I was ready to dump it to an
XML or possibly a PHP script or ASP script?
Well you can always copy and paste from the output window. Or
the output window menu does have a save to file. But I don't know
anyway to do it automattically from Flash – maybe JSFL? But
that is really only a solution if you are needing to generate these
files yourself for later use. Trying to train a client – or
heaven forbid a coworker – to do that would be nearly
The only other solution would be some external script and a
server of some sort, which I don't know much about.
Depending upon your needs you could keep the information in
XML or an Array within Flash. There are some fairly advanced XML
APIs out there that seem to be popular, but I haven't used