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Author: enygma
Okay, now let me explain some of the things that it does here. First off, it opens the file "stuff.txt" so that it can read and write from it. Then, the for{} loop goes through and finds the lines that have the search term in them and records those in an array. The script finishes up by printing out the info to the Flash movie in a format that it can read and use. Now, that wasn't so bad, was it? Now, once you have this page all up and working, the real fun begins. On to the Flash movie!

Now, to start with, you can make this movie all on one layer of you really want to, but you might want to make it on more than one just so that you can easily edit things. So, first off, we need to make the text boxes so that we can output the information from the search and get the search term and all. You'll need to make these three:

  • Input - for the input of a search term
  • Number - so that you can see how many results there are
  • Newoutput - for the output of the text from the search results
Then from there, you can make the submit button look however you want, mine's just a nice generic one. Then, put the text in place to tell you what you're looking at, and you're almost there. Next comes the real fun - the ActionScript.
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Added: 2001-01-09
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