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  1. task priority object in old application prevents me from loading mfa file

    I have a program that I want to update, but it has the old task priority object in it, and Fusion tells me I need to install the unicode version and then refuses to load the mfa. But there appears...
  2. How do I do that? (I think, someday I might...

    How do I do that?

    (I think, someday I might sell an app I built. But so far, the only one using my apps is me. I've created some things I've found useful, both at work and for personal use.)
  3. I'm using the current release, not a beta. I've...

    I'm using the current release, not a beta. I've tried submitting stuff to McAfee before, and it didn't seem to matter. I fixed things for awhile by excluding the file object from McAfee's real time...
  4. McAfee now thinks all MMF 2.5 apps are viruses

    And it deletes them without notice. It doesn't even bother to quarantine them. You can except out the a particular file in the exceptions from the real-time scanner. But if you change the file,...
  5. With regard to notepad, I meant to say that an...

    With regard to notepad, I meant to say that an independent launch of notepad accomplishes nothing, but launching notepad within Fusion (by launching a designated text file) works, except of course,...
  6. Looks like it is specific to dosbox somehow. ...

    Looks like it is specific to dosbox somehow. With the earlier versions of the index program, even fullscreening an independent dosbox launch while the program is running causes the crash. That is...
  7. Refining on my solution: Instead of the one time...

    Refining on my solution: Instead of the one time process of running and killing the dummy file dosprocess.exe being triggered by running a dos program the first time, I have it being triggered on a...
  8. OK, I have hit on a more elegant solution, though...

    OK, I have hit on a more elegant solution, though I hope Clickteam can fix this so that the built application behaves the same way as the testing from within Fusion. Here is what I did:

    I created...
  9. The file folder object doesn't seem to have an...

    The file folder object doesn't seem to have an option that will help. Even if I could run a program with it, I can't see anyway for it to recognize when the program has stopped running. The execute...
  10. Volnaiskra - The same problem occurs with the...

    Volnaiskra - The same problem occurs with the file object. As for the process viewer, I can't make heads or tails of it, and the example is not illuminating. The get and kill process extension is...
  11. Volnaiskra -- Didn't see your last post. I'll...

    Volnaiskra -- Didn't see your last post. I'll try those.
  12. Decal --- Your proposed fix doesn't work. The...

    Decal --- Your proposed fix doesn't work. The same behavior occurs. Once dosbox goes fullscreen, the application becomes visible and dosbox terminates.

    Volnaiskra --- It's one of the first...
  13. Another thing I have discovered. If I do not...

    Another thing I have discovered. If I do not minimize my index program, all I need to do is have the execute-an-external-application command run a text file at start up. So long as the text file...
  14. OK, I've found a workaround, I think. It...

    OK, I've found a workaround, I think. It requires a second Fusion program whose only purpose is to kill the index program, restart the index program, and then kill itself, and it requires the index...
  15. "built in Fusion stuff"

    "built in Fusion stuff"
  16. I looked through every single extension listed...

    I looked through every single extension listed and didn't see one.

    I tried the "get and kill process" extension, but, though it will recognize "notepad.exe" running, it will not recognize...
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    Sticky: I think I have a bug to report. I had the bright...

    I think I have a bug to report. I had the bright idea to create an index program that essentially makes an index of shortcuts to dosbox and dos games. The shortcuts are relative so they work...
  18. With minimize to tray, the same behavior occurs...

    With minimize to tray, the same behavior occurs when switching to full screen. It works in the testing part of Fusion but doesn't work in the built application. If I use minimize and hide, the full...
  19. Using Fusion app to start another program - full screen switching issue

    I had the bright idea to create an index program that essentially makes an index of shortcuts to dosbox and dos games. The shortcuts are relative so they work regardless of what drive the program,...
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    I think I found a workaround. As Yves suggested,...

    I think I found a workaround. As Yves suggested, I tick the UTF-8 option for output and then use the file actions of the edit object. But I still wanted the program to remember the filename...
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    My application uses the file object to append...

    My application uses the file object to append text to a text file. Basically it creates a text file and appends text to it. If there is already a text file, it deletes the old file, and replaces it...
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    I'm fine with the file object writing UTF-16...

    I'm fine with the file object writing UTF-16 files if it would also OPEN UTF-16 files correctly. But it doesn't (it's gobbledy-gook). So is that a bug, or am I doing something wrong?
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    File Object encoding glitch

    With a program I created in an older build of Fusion (I don't remember how old, it might even have been an older version), the file object could be used to save a text file and then open the saved...
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    Sticky: Unfortunately, there seems to be no way within...

    Unfortunately, there seems to be no way within the antivirus software to submit this. I had to go to their site, and find instructions for submitting a false positive by email. I have received no...
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    Sticky: McAfee's real time scanner will not allow the...

    McAfee's real time scanner will not allow the building of a windows exe application. I can turn real time scanner off and it will build. But if McAfee's real time scanner is on, the built exe...
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    Antivirus stops my program!

    I created a new program but McAfee won't let me build it. If I turn off real time scanning, I can build it. But if I turn real time scanning on and I try to run it, McAfee deletes the file. This...
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    Raw Input: Mulitple Mice on one computer

    I have for awhile been trying to figure out if there is a way to use two mice in a Fusion created app on one computer. I have stumbled across "Raw Input" which allows a computer to recognize an...
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    I took a look at the multipoint SDK. It contains...

    I took a look at the multipoint SDK. It contains two .dll files. It occurred to me that it might be possible to use the dll object to enable two mice. I worked off an example that uses the .dll...
  29. I can't link you to them, but I have made two...

    I can't link you to them, but I have made two non-game applications with fusion: (1) a budget program - with a monthly budget where one can fill in deposits and expenses. One can tag whether the...
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    Users that are interested in playing pong will...

    Users that are interested in playing pong will make the effort to get out a second mouse. There just are no other good control options out there for the pc for that type of game without trying to do...
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    I found a couple of programs that claim to enable...

    I found a couple of programs that claim to enable multiple mice. I have tried one (pluralinput) and it works (more or less), but I see no way to enable the additional mouse pointer(s) within an MMF...
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    Two mice on one computer

    I'm interested in programming a pong-type game in which two or more users can each use a mouse to play (because playing pong with a joystick is, shall we say, less than ideal). Even if I could just...
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    OK, I got it to work with the joypad object but...

    OK, I got it to work with the joypad object but it was not as straightforward as I had thought
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    Joystick doesn't work

    I can't get the gamepad to work in MMF 2.5. The gamepad works fine on the computer but nothing translates into MMF. It's a Logitech (USB). I tried using the built in controls for MMF but I cannot...
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    I suppose I could use an active to create my own...

    I suppose I could use an active to create my own checkbox, set up a frame for checked and unchecked, and write text that way into it as well (though writing text in an active is a slightly...
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    After playing around with this, I have come to...

    After playing around with this, I have come to the conclusion that the checkbox form of the button object has significantly reduced functionality in android as compared to windows or flash. The...
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    If you save with the array object and the file...

    If you save with the array object and the file doesn't exist, it will be created. So you could hard-code initial parameters in your array through the game, check to see if file exists, if it...
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    checkboxes don't work?

    In the flash and windows versions of the game, the checkboxes work the way they are supposed to, but they don't seem to be working in android. I don't even see them.
  39. Thread: directory list

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    directory list

    I want to essentially be able to duplicate what the file selector does in the array object, since the file selector from the array object doesn't seem to work in android. I tried using the combo box...
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    Array object file selector

    It looks like the file selector aspect of the array object is disabled in Android. Or am I missing something? Any suggestions on how to create the same effect? I want the user to be able to save...
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    To clarify: I have not been trying to run the...

    To clarify:

    I have not been trying to run the swf file as a standalone in the browser. I use the file generated by MMF2, change the filename and title, and delete the sentence about it being an...
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    ByteDex -- I have resolution parameters set, but...

    ByteDex -- I have resolution parameters set, but maybe it's not done right. Here is how it reads:

    <html>

    <head>
    <title>MDMP Chess</title>
    </head>

    <body bgcolor="#FFFFFF" text="#000000">
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    Windows 7 and Flash

    Leave to a computer upgrade to show problems with my game. My 8 player chess game worked fine as a flash game in Windows XP Home, both under Firefox and IE. Now, under Windows 7 Home Premium (64...
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    ChrisBurrows -- It's not as hard as you think. I...

    ChrisBurrows -- It's not as hard as you think. I have an 8 player chess game with a three-dimensional array. X position is player, Y position is piece, and Z position is attribute (there are 7). ...
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    This should work. You have to correlate the...

    This should work. You have to correlate the hitbox with your individual enemy
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    How about assigning each enemy a different value...

    How about assigning each enemy a different value for one of the alterable values.
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    What about: "Upon pressing spacebar" ---> ...

    What about:

    "Upon pressing spacebar"
    ---> Add 1 to Alterable value

    Alterable value = 1
    ---> Do something
    ---> Add 1 to alterable value

    Alterable value = 3
  48. Thread: Enemy AI

    by cimics
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    So is your timer constantly being reset to 0 so...

    So is your timer constantly being reset to 0 so long as the player is in sight? If not, then, timer could equal five while player is still in sight, so that when player leaves sight, timer is...
  49. I think this might work: Set it up so that each...

    I think this might work: Set it up so that each duplicate you create has a different value for one of its alterable values. (first duplicate, alt A=1, second duplicate alt A=2, and so on). Then you...
  50. Thread: 8 player chess

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    8 player chess

    I don't know if this is the place to post this, but---

    I have successfully completed an 8 player chess game (titled Multi-Dimensional Multiplayer (MDMP) Chess) in Flash.

    For anyone interested...
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    I don't know if there is an easier way, but you...

    I don't know if there is an easier way, but you can always do this:

    On collision
    --> set Alt A (Bam) to Alt A (Boom)
    --> set Alt B (Bam) to Alt B (Boom)

    and so on
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    I use the old Netscape 7.1 which has a built in...

    I use the old Netscape 7.1 which has a built in WYSIWYG editor called Netscape Composer. That works for HTML web pages.

    Note: I actually created a program in MMF that quickly creates an HTML...
  53. This has always worked for me: set alterable...

    This has always worked for me:

    set alterable string website to "www.yoursite.com"

    connect to string$( "website" )" at port 80

    send text "GET " + "http://" + string$( "website" ) +...
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    Awesome! I never would have thought to look...

    Awesome! I never would have thought to look there, but it works!
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    Displaying a double precision decimal

    I want to display a monetary figure (so, two digits to the right of the decimal point) that has been calculated. It works correctly on a counter, but I want to display the result in an edit box or...
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    OK, I built my test file in flash and it worked. ...

    OK, I built my test file in flash and it worked. So, maybe, I can just trust that the saving routine in my chess program will work from a web page when I finally manage to get it converted to flash...
  57. Thread: MMF2 Build #254

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    I figured as much. I was just pointing out that...

    I figured as much. I was just pointing out that the flash app wouldn't build at all. Since version #254 is supposed to build the app and just not give effect to unsupported extensions, this would...
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    Now I am totally confused. Post worked perfectly...

    Now I am totally confused. Post worked perfectly from a standalone application or when I test run it within MMF (which I think amounts to the same thing). But when I tried it in a vitalize app from...
  59. Thread: MMF2 Build #254

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    Flash app wouldn't build so long as there was a...

    Flash app wouldn't build so long as there was a formatted text object anywhere in the app.
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    Thanks, Jamie. I found your earlier example and...

    Thanks, Jamie. I found your earlier example and realized that the order of Get url and post was reverse from what I thought it would be. I was getting url and then posting, which wasn't doing...
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    Never mind. I think I figured it out.

    Never mind. I think I figured it out.
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    Saving a LOT of information with Get object

    I am in the process of trying to convert an application I made in MMF 1.5 to flash under MMF2 Developer. At this point, I am trying to replace the Moosock commands with Get object commands. ...
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    If you have any sort of video authoring suite,...

    If you have any sort of video authoring suite, you could convert jpgs to avis. Sony Vegas Video (I have the old videofactory) or Nero's suite. Maybe even windows movie maker, if you have that
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    Point well taken. It's going to be an ordeal...

    Point well taken. It's going to be an ordeal converting Easy Grid stuff to an array in my already completed applications. (I also have to convert Moosock to Get, but I suspect that will be much...
  65. Thread: "Get" object

    by cimics
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    "Get" object

    Can someone point me to information/tutorial about the "Get" object (the forum won't search for the word "get"). Does it work similar to moosock (what I am hoping)? I'd like to be able to work with...
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    And I need to be able to test the value of a cell...

    And I need to be able to test the value of a cell when the mouse is over it. And I need to be able to add the values of cells in a certain row, and so on. I am sure this could all be done with an...
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    What if you use the array object? It has a save...

    What if you use the array object? It has a save action. I created an autosave with it in one of my games. You would just have to create a condition which would cause the saving to occur. So,...
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    I need each cell on the grid to have a value that...

    I need each cell on the grid to have a value that can change, depending on what object is in the cell.
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    Easy Grid for Flash?

    Consider this my request to make the Easy Grid extension compatible with Flash. That looks to be my major stumbling block to converting some of my old MMF 1.5 Vitalize games to Flash, and it's just...
  70. Awesome! Thanks for the super quick answer!

    Awesome! Thanks for the super quick answer!
  71. How do I build the different types of applications?

    Keep in mind the following:

    1. I am a long-time user of MMF 1.5 standard

    2. I just got MMF 2 Developer and the Flash Exporter (directly from Clickteam) (have installed both)

    3. I have not...
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