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Author: Mirza Hatipovic

Javascript Alert in Flash

The purpose of this short tutorial is not to show you how to activate the javascript alert from Flash. I will show you how easily you can implement the alert function in flash and use it as a native flash method. Because the trace action works only in the I.D.E, this method allows you to send messages outside the I.D.E.

The Actionscript:

Object.prototype.alert = function (message) {



alert("hi there");

Now you can use this function during development, like in login scenarios:

If(name eq ""){

	alert("Please fill in");

} else {

	//do something else


Ciao Mirza

» Level Basic

Added: 2003-03-02
Rating: 7.25 Votes: 16
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» Author
Mirza Hatipovic is freelance developer based in Bosnia and Hercegowina.
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