Flash :: Draw Grid In Actionscript 3?

Feb 19, 2011

Is there any simple method to draw a grid? Is it possible to do this by drawing lines?

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I am trying to draw a set number of squares in a grid type layout and have pretty much gotten it to do what I want. The
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ActionScript 3.0 :: BitmapData Draw() Method - Draw The Bitmap On The Stage At Design Time?

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I am using the draw() method of the BitmapData to encode a jpeg of part of the image. Now this should be easy enough given the object I want to draw to the bitmap is on the stage at design time so I know its location and dimetions exactly! Heres the code I have in place.

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I'm trying to code the snap to grid functionality. The dragged object should snap to the grid if the distance between the object bounds and a grid line is less than 5px. I found a way to do it if the object's rotation is 0 but it doesn't work if I rotate the object. I need a different approach. Can you point me into the right direction with the algorythm or any source code?

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ActionScript 3.0 :: BitmapData.draw() Failing To Draw Entire MovieClip?

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Actionscript 3.0 :: Make My Own Grid And Perform A "snap To Grid" Effect?

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I am having an issue with using BitmapData.draw(stage). I am getting the following error:

SecurityError: Error #2123: Security sandbox violation: BitmapData.draw: file:///C|/Documents%20and%20Settings/bla...bla...bla.swf cannot access null. No policy files granted access. Here is a portion of my code:

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Actionscript 3 :: Drawing A Hex Grid In Flash?

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Flash :: Coordinates In Distorted Grid

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I have a grid in a 2D system like the one in the before image where all points A,B,C,D,A',B',C',D' are given (meaning I know the respective x- and y-coordinates).I need to calculate the x- and y-coordinates of A(new), B(new), C(new) and D(new) when the grid is distorted (so that A' is moved to A'(new), B' is moved to B'(new), C' is moved to C'(new) and D' is moved to D'(new)).The distortion happens in a way in which the lines of the grid are each divided into sub-lines of equal length (meaning for example that AB is divided into 5 parts of the equal length |AB|/5 and A(new)B(new) is divided into 5 parts of the equal length |A(new)B(new)|/5).The distortion is done with the DistortImage class of the Sandy 3D Flash engine. (My practical task is to distort an image using this class where the handles are not positioned at the corners of the image like in this demo but somewhere within it).

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Flash - Tile Objects In Grid AS3

Apr 8, 2011

I want to put an array of objects into a grid. I know the code is simple but somehow I'm not getting what I want.

const PADDING:Number = 10:
const COL:Number = Math.floor(Math.sqrt(tiles.length);
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var tile:TileSprite = tiles[i];
tile.x = i * tile.width + PADDING;
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tile.y = j * tile.height + PADDING;

- The array is declared else where as a public variable
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Flash 10 :: 16 X 16 Light Grid, 3d Query Also?

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I am in the middle of designing a 16 x 16 grid sequencer with a row of buttons that light up and sweep across the screen as shown in the attached picture. Basically i was wondering would this be best done in flash cs5 as its hopefully going to be coded with actionScript or should i use other adobe apps like illustrator etc? I was also wondering how to get the lights to trail behind as the lights travel across the buttons?

Just a quick query, i work with Lightwave 10 on the mac and i was wondering it it can be incorporated into flash cs5 at all?

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IDE :: Create A Grid Containing Pixels In Flash?

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How can we create a grid containing pixels in flash . for example A square contains a matrix of 4X4 pixel grids and these gids must be visible like sudoku board.

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IDE :: Adobe Flash CS4 - Fading Grid

Apr 19, 2010

I followed this tutorial and I couldn't manage to get it to function. I'm new to flash and I'm thinking the reason it didn't work is because I used a different ActionScript method. I used AS3, is there another type I should be using? Or is the coding different from the version used in the tutorial to CS4?

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Flash :: Grid Of Images With Rollover Actions?

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Okay, trying to find a solution to this, I have been searching everywhere. I have a flash project with a grid of images; 3 images tall by 4 images wide. Here's what I want, when you rollover each image, the others get covered up with a larger version of the particular image, no fancy animations or anything like that, it needs to just appear. The problem I am encountering is that the expanded image is part of the rollover so rolling over anywhere the expanded image should be reveals the larger image. So the million dollar question is... how do I make the only active part of the rollover action be the small version of the image

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ActionScript 2.0 :: Flash Not Seeing MovieClip Grid Placed On Layer

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I don't think Flash is seeing my movie clip grid that I placed on the GRID Layer. When I check syntax it doesn't find anything wrong, when I go to debug in Flash it shows the grid even though I thought I have it set to visible=false. When I set it to true and debug the code it shows the grid as well. When I try to test it in Scaleform for UDK as well, the cursor acts as it should however the grid is invisible, when I change the code for the grid to be visible it still doesn't show up. I provided a screen shot of the entire screen. with as much information I could think of to show including the entire AS code.

Below is the AS code as well. I am using AS2 code.
ActionScript Code:
_global.gfxExtensions = true;
import flash.external.ExternalInterface;
startDrag(cursor, true);
var mouseListener:Object = new Object();
[Code] .....

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