this should open a popup, simple but true, other variables come after it works, works outside of swf.
function openWin(url, w, h)
var winprop = "width=" + w + ",height=" + h;
openwin = window.open(url,'',winprop);
in head of html. Cannot get any simpler than this.
does actionscript tutorial imply that you can use the popMaker function with all attributes acknowledged to open this window.
The link was a very nice addition to Flash, I must be missing something little, time to kiss it (keep it simple stupid).