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May 7, 2007
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deviantViewer v.1 by SophieHoulden deviantViewer v.1 by SophieHoulden
to see it in action go to [link]

edit: its a flash file in a zip so you gotta hit download.

this is an flash image viewer allowing for things like zooming out and panning and the like, as I see a lot of time someone posts a deviation and links to close ups seperately (as the high res image usually takes up loads of space)

but with this, you can set it up so your image is displayed the size you want it, and you can let people zoom in to see the details.

Things yet to be added:
Help files/tutorials

Dsiclaimers/credit etc:
Sunflower image is stock by ~zinux [link]
you can use this flash anywhere you want, mod it anyhow you want, but give me credit please okies :)

Temporary Help section:
first of all you need flash 8 to use this (I'll make an mx2004 version later ok =p)
to get started, open the file and look in the library, 'theImage' movie clip is the one you want to put your image, but make sure it is positioned so the top left of your image is at co-ordinates of 0,0.

you can then go back to the main timeline and alter the actions in the first frame of the code layer to suit you.

Apologies for this being confusing but I will be making a help file which is more aimed at people who arent so hot at flash in time, I just want to find out if its usable or not first, so you guys who can figure it out let me know ok ;)
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himanshu-kapoor Featured By Owner Jul 6, 2008  Student General Artist
One question though: why does mouse scroll thingy work in IE and not in Firefox? :cry: (ive set the height and width of movie to 100%)
SophieHoulden Featured By Owner Jul 6, 2008  Professional General Artist
not sure, I've recompiled this and it works ine in FF3, though I have noticed that in my recent AS3 stuff, scroll wheel actions scroll the page even when the mouse is over the flash, I think its a plugin issue, can always email adobe and ask I guess?
himanshu-kapoor Featured By Owner Jul 6, 2008  Student General Artist
It works here: [link] [the swf]
but not here: [link] [the html document]

cant understand why :(
SophieHoulden Featured By Owner Jul 6, 2008  Professional General Artist
wierd, I got deviantviewer working fine with html, whats your code look like if you dont mind me asking?

I mean I've had as3 issues, but it still detects the wheel... =/
himanshu-kapoor Featured By Owner Jul 6, 2008  Student General Artist
if I set my document width (in publish settings) in pixels, and it is small enough so that a vertical scrollbar does not appear in firefox, it would work just fine.... but it wouldn't work if i set the document width/height to 100%
himanshu-kapoor Featured By Owner Jul 6, 2008  Student General Artist
Zooming and panning is really a nice concept that can be applied to images in Flash. I've used this idea of yours for my website [link] (used just the concept, not your code)

just wanted to say thanks for your awesome idea :D

keep up the good work
11Broccoli11 Featured By Owner Aug 24, 2007
defiantly awesome
lilgangstagyal Featured By Owner Aug 6, 2007
That's really awesome 8D *favs*
swerno092 Featured By Owner May 29, 2007
This is amazing! Gosh how do people get so good at flash! :3 man your dbest, and your sharing all your hard work how nice of you XD thanks so much
CRazY-HoBbIt Featured By Owner May 20, 2007
I apologize for this comment, but I haven't the time to look at the other comments at the moment to see if I'm repeating.

I love the idea of the flash viewer, Though it would be nice if there was a built in way for the image to be reset to its original display size!

I'll be seeing about trying to put it to good use~ Soon as I get back on the computer... sometime after I get Flash CS3 working and start playing with the help files~
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