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By Francis Cheng, Jen deHaan, Robert L. Dixon, Shimul Rahim

The ActionScript 2.0 Language Reference for Macromedia Flash eight is a accomplished reference guide that describes the applying programming interface (API) for Macromedia Flash participant, the main pervasive buyer runtime setting on the planet. It contains helpful syntax and utilization details; designated descriptions of sessions, capabilities, homes, and occasions; and copy-and-paste code samples for each point within the ActionScript language. The ActionScript 2.0 Language Reference for Macromedia Flash eight can help you: • easy methods to use particular APIs successfully and successfully • comprehend the variety and diversity of performance ActionScript bargains • Repurpose Macromedia-tested code on your personal functions robust improvement and layout instruments require thorough and authoritative technical recommendation and documentation. in terms of Macromedia Flash, nobody is extra authoritative than Macromedia improvement and writing groups. Now their authentic documentation is on the market to you in revealed booklet shape. As you're employed, maintain this consultant via your facet for prepared entry to worthy info on utilizing Flash. we now have designed it in order that it is easy to annotate as you move.

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Fullscreen TRue or false Specifying TRue sets Flash Player to full-screen mode. Specifying false returns the player to normal menu view. allowscale TRue or false Specifying false sets the player so that the SWF file is always drawn at its original size and never scaled. Specifying true forces the SWF file to scale to 100% of the player. showmenu true or false Specifying true enables the full set of context menu items. Specifying false hides all of the context menu items except About Flash Player and Settings.

NaN property) 42 43 length function length(expression:String)length(variable) Deprecated since Flash Player 5. This function, along with all the string functions, has been deprecated. length property to perform the same operations. Returns the length of the specified string or variable. 0; Flash Player 4 Parameters expression:String - A string. variable:Object - The name of a variable. Returns Number - The length of the specified string or variable. Example The following example returns the length of the string "Hello": length("Hello"); The result is 5.

This function is useful for checking whether a mathematical expression evaluates successfully to a number. 0; Flash Player 5 41 42 Parameters expression:Object - A Boolean, variable, or other expression to be evaluated. Returns Boolean - A Boolean value. POSITIVE_INFINITY) ) // returns false The following example shows how you can use isNAN() to check whether a mathematical expression contains an error: var dividend:Number; var divisor:Number; divisor = 1; trace( isNaN(dividend/divisor) ); // output: true // The output is true because the variable dividend is undefined.

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