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The errata list is a list of errors and their corrections that were found after the product was released. If the error was corrected in a later version or reprint the date of the correction will be displayed in the column titled "Date Corrected".

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Version Location Description Submitted By Date Submitted Date Corrected
Printed
Page 3
bottom:

"As we shallsee" should be "As we shall see"

Anonymous   
Printed
Page 41
middle:

"Advance Effect" should be "Advanced Effect"

Anonymous   
Printed
Page 46
middle:

"Advanced Effects" should be "Advanced Effect"

Anonymous   
Printed
Page 99
middle

"In the case of a bitmaps image" should be "In the case of a bitmap image"

Anonymous   
Printed
Page 120
top:

"onEnterFrameFrame()" should be "onEnterFrame()"

Anonymous   
Printed
Page 172
Under function drop (){

this.speed.y = 1; should be: this.speedY = 1;

Anonymous   
Printed
Page 178
circleHitTest function

function circleHitTest (circle1, circle2) { var a = circle1._x - circle2._x; var b = circle1._y - circle2._y; dist = Math.sqrt( Math.pow(a, 2) + Math.pow(b, 2)); return dist < Math.abs(circle1._width/2 - circle2._width/2); } should be: function circleHitTest(circle1, circle2) { var a = circle1._x-circle2._x; var b = circle1._y-circle2._y; var dist = Math.sqrt(Math.pow(a, 2)+Math.pow(b, 2)); return dist<(circle1._width/2+circle2._width/2); }

Anonymous   
Printed
Page 253
3rd paragraph

In the Library, right-click (Windows) or <Command>-Click (Mac) on... (Note: I can't reproduce the Apple Command key pictured in the book) should be: In the Library, right-click (Windows) or control-click (Mac)

Anonymous   
Printed
Page 272
top

"It's a bit of a trial and error process, but once you have the correct result, its very obvious." should be "It's a bit of a trial and error process, but once you have the correct result, it's very obvious."

Anonymous   
Printed
Page 291
top

"Perhaps most importantly, you can create button movie clips dynamically using MovieClip.duplicateMovieclip" should be "Perhaps most importantly, you can create button movie clips dynamically using MovieClip.duplicateMovieClip"

Anonymous   
Printed
Page 323
top

"A frame rate readout is displayed at the top left of the Stage" should be "A frame rate readout is displayed at the top right of the Stage"

Anonymous   
Printed
Page 323
first bullet

"Are created using bitmaps tiles rather than vector ones" should be "Are created using bitmap tiles rather than vector ones"

Anonymous   
Printed
Page 339
top

"Specifying ball's type as MoveClip tells the compiler that the variable must contain a movie clip reference" should be "Specifying ball's type as MovieClip tells the compiler that the variable must contain a movie clip reference"

Anonymous   
Printed
Page 343
top

"However objects are not always treated the same way as simple variables." should be "However, objects are not always treated the same way as simple variables."

Anonymous   
Printed
Page 427
middle

"Macromedia's uses cross-domain policy files to control the ways in which Flash content on one domain can access content on another domain." should be "Macromedia uses cross-domain policy files to control the ways in which Flash content on one domain can access content on another domain."

Anonymous   
Printed
Page 439
top

"Someone could take a SWF that loads in your content and rework it to load in his content, or worse yet, pass of your content as being his own." should be "Someone could take a SWF that loads in your content and rework it to load in his content, or worse yet, pass off your content as being his own."

Anonymous   
Printed
Page 440
middle

"Readers who have done traditional web design probably already have a big wide smirks thinking about the downright dirtiness of this hack, but here's a rundown for everyone else" should be "Readers who have done traditional web design probably already have big wide smirk thinking about the downright dirtiness of this hack, but here's a rundown for everyone else"

Anonymous   
Printed
Page 459
in index

Add entry for - Local Shared Object, 202

Anonymous