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Thu Oct 04, 2007 10:37 pm

I'm trying to import the SWF into another Flash document, but for whatever reason I have no control over where the VR Flash file appears on the stage. It always defaults to the top left corner, no matter what Actionscript I use to tell it otherwise. Is there anyway to turn off forcing the position of the VR to 0, 0 in the resulting SWF?
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Fri Oct 05, 2007 1:27 pm

Yes, there are 2 ways to do this:
- If you want to set the position before the initialization you can send the position to the movie clip with:

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 var vr:MovieClip = _root.createEmptyMovieClip("vr", 1);
 var myLoader = new MovieClipLoader();
 var myListener = new Object();
 myListener.onLoadStart = function () {
 // Set the dimensions and position of the pano
 myLoader.loadClip("mypanorama.swf", vr);
or you can move the panorama after the loading with

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vr.pano.setWindowSize(<width>,<height>); // sets the current panorama window size
vr.pano.setWindowPos(<x>,<y>); // sets the panorama window position
MfG, Thomas
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Fri Oct 05, 2007 3:23 pm

That worked! Why the methods I tried before didn't work I've no idea. This works and I can adapt it to the rest of the project. Thanks!
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