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    Attached sound with preloader?

    Hi all,

    I noticed in Flash when you attach sound (using linkage) with AS or directly in a layer the player forces the sound to load before the first frame.

    If your sound file is on the large size visitor get a blank movie until the sound loads by which time if your using a status preloader its up to +50%.

    Does anyone know a work around for this without using external files?

    thanks

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    been thinking about this one. does it do it even when the sound is set to stream? i wouldn't think so...

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    Yeah, that would make sense why it would need to do that. Why don't you just make a movieclip with the sound in it, and set it stop();. Then when the sound is needed, just call on .play();.

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    If you cannot use external files, I'm afraid there's no way to preload them...

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    ill check out the streaming option but i've got a funny feeling Flux is right - you cant do this without using external files.

    is it too late to get this much needed option added to the Flash 6 wish list


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