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From Jeffry Houser <>
Subject Re: FXGImage
Date Sat, 07 Apr 2012 16:05:11 GMT
On 4/7/2012 9:53 AM, Erik Lundgren wrote:
> Hi Jeffry!
> Saw your commit of the FXGImage!
> Just out of curiosity (and checking my own understanding of FXG), when should I use the
  I really built it as a helper class.  I did know it was usable 
directly in MXML, but it's been a while since I've tried that.  I do not 
remember what limitations I Ran into with that approach.  I didn't know 
it was turned into a SpriteVisualElement.  I had no idea you could just 
create an FXG asset directly in ActionScript as a SpriteVisualElement.  
If it always worked like that; I completely missed it.

  In theory the same class I provided could be used to encapsulate 
library elements from a Flash Pro SWF; but I haven't tested that approach.

  The extra properties I have on the class (xOffset, yOffset, 
heightIncrement, and widthIncrement) actually exist because of problems 
I had with Flash Pro animations showing up in the wrong locations on 
different DPIs in mobile applications.  This was a quick way to tweak 
the positioning.

Jeffry Houser
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