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mou haj
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Joined: Sep 12, 2001
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can anybody let me know how to design webpages using flash?? i mean not the animation but may text boxes and form elements will be in flash and how will they talk to server??... IS it possible?? RANDALL ANY IDEA???
David O'Meara

Joined: Mar 06, 2001
Posts: 13459

I believe Flash 5+ has form elements.
They would behave the same way as typical forms and form elements in a web page, they would be sent to the server via a HTTP GET or POST request.
Pauline McNamara

Joined: Jan 19, 2001
Posts: 4012
If you have Flash already, the online help has a lot of info, as well as the books delivered with Flash.
If not, you can download a free, fully functional trial version that's good for 30 days from
Text boxes for user input are supported, as are lots of other interactive features. Tutorials are included. Download it and play with it
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Joined: Mar 06, 2001
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Is there some site that demos Flash's form
Also, could anyone suggest *THE* flash book
for a newbie
cormac patterson

Joined: Nov 02, 2001
Posts: 4
Within Flash 5, there are very handy tutorials, etc., to get you started. Also just a general search on the web will yield many sites where there are additional tutorials, etc., that will get you going very quickly.
mou haj
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Joined: Sep 12, 2001
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ya there are sites but nothing is specified clearly...
I downloaded flash 5 but im not understanding how will i define the form elements
as i used to do in html <input type =text.....>
like wise what shall i do in flash....
the where will i write the action....
the form method...
im really confused... can you specify any site where these are mentioned very clearly
Thanx )
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