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> I am build a projector for a client using Director MX 2004 on a PC. Once I
> burn the published file, the client wants the file to work on both PC and MAC
> environments. The project opens PDF files , so I would also need to have these
> function working on the MAC.
First, how are you incorporating the PDFs with your application? Do you just want
to the PDFs to open in Acrobat? You could use the Buddy API Xtra to link to a PDF
and open it in its associated program. The Buddy API Xtra is cross platform so you
can get it to work on both a Mac and PC. I have more info on this at:
Now, to make a Mac and PC projector, you can build both projectors on one Operating
System. However, due to the way Macs read files, it is better to build the
projector and bundle all the Xtras on a Mac.
Does that answer your question?
I have a tutorial on stub projectors at:
Using a stub projector enables you have youtr main content as a shared file between
Mac and PC applications as both platform specific executables will be able to link
to the same file.
Director Lecturer / Consultant / Director Enthusiast
there are a couple of scripts which you can use - google search for something like "theplatformdelimiter".
once you;ve written you're cross platform scripts, i suggest using programs such as macdisk and macimage.
macdisk is handy to copy mac files to a pc (hint - get yourself 2 flash keys - one formatted to xp and the other to mac), and macimage creates an hybrid ("cross platform") .iso which you can burn using nero/roxio. the software is relatively cheap given it's usefulness and shpuld pay for itself in no time