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ActionScript® 3.0 for Adobe® Flash® CS4 Professional Classroom in a Book® by Adobe Creative Team

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Chapter 6. Creating Preloaders in ActionScript 3.0

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In this lesson, you will learn to do the following:

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Check your Flash files to determine if you need to use a preloader.

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Use the testing and simulation tools in Flash to experience your projects at different connection speeds.

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Use the methods of the UILoader class to track the progress of loading media.

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Use the ProgressBar component to give the user feedback on loading media.

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Calculate the percentage of requested content that has loaded, and display that percentage in a text field for the user.

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Use the COMPLETE event to hide the preloader ...

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