Flash Out of the Box

Errata for Flash Out of the Box

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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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Color Key: Serious Technical Mistake Minor Technical Mistake Language or formatting error Typo Question Note Update



Version Location Description Submitted By Date Submitted Date Corrected
Printed
Page ix
Acknowledgments

Acknowledgments for "Beta readers and Tech Reviewers" should also mention Stacey Mulcahy, Al Partridge, and Mark Whybird. We apologize for the oversight.

Anonymous   
Printed
Page 41
Number 3 under the subtopic "to animate the text"

Select frame 35 for each text layer in turn..... to match figure 3-15. should read: Select frame 55...

Anonymous   
Printed
Page 65
Last paragraph of first column (starts with "Functions can invoke...")

getCoffeee() should be getCoffee()

Anonymous   
Printed
Page 74
Step 5

"...set the export file type to QuickTime." should read: "...set the export file type to QuickTime Video."

Anonymous   
Printed
Page 107
Final paragraph

The instructions tell the reader to "open bouncing_ball.fla", located in the 07 folder. However this fla file is not on the CDROm or available from the website (only bouncing_ball.swf can be found).

Anonymous   
Printed
Page 138
Step 1 under "Combining elements to create one image"

"...with Stage dimensions of 280 x 400..." should read: "...with Stage dimensions of 400 x 280..."

Anonymous   
Printed
Page 138
Step 2 under "Combining elements to create one image"

"Draw a 200 x 250 pixel rectangle..." should read: "Draw a 250 x 200 pixel rectangle..."

Anonymous   
Printed
Page 156
1st paragraph

The first paragraph, 2nd line, fourth word should read 'top-left' instead of 'top-right.'

Anonymous