I hope someone will be able to help me with some issues I am
I need to load an external swf and control its display with
drag and zoom. The loaded swf has to be inside a “white
box” (container), it must be draggable/zoomable beyond the
parameters of the box, but the excess that is outside this box must
As it stands now, I have the swf file loading ok with
“SWFLoader”, the Loader is nested inside an
“HBox” which is also nested in other layout components.
I am running into some problems:
1- When users drag the loaded swf, it seems like the swf file
is swapped onto the top layer or level and it drags over the whole
stage and not within its own area.
2- When users click the zoom, scroll bars appear for the
whole stage as the page is stretched to the new size of the swf.
I need the swf to load inside its container and not stretch
the whole page while zooming/dragging, it should be clipped at the
edges of the container so and not affect the rest of the stage...
What would be the best way of doing this?
Also, I cannot find much information about <mx:mask>...
can someone point me to the right direction please?
I read up on changing depths of elements and/or creating a
mask over the loaded swf, but I am unsure of which approach would