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Subject: Re: FLASH: Slide show
From: Michael Dunn
Date: Wed, 23 Feb 2000 20:33:30 GMT

>From: "Marc Hoffman, Poison Dart Frog Media" <mailatdartfrogmedia [dot] com>

> If the slide show is sequential, you gain nothing by using LoadMovie and,
> in fact, you lose some downloading efficiency.

This seems confusing. By using LoadMovie, you're only loading one image at a
time (say 24k) so there is a slight lag. But if you load the whole thing as one
MC with 10 images, that's 240k, a substantial wait. If it's going to be
sequential, couldn't one load in the background (visibility set to false) so
that while you're looking at image 1, image 2 is loading. When you click it
would actually change the visibility to true.If you click to go to image 2
before it's done, there might be a preloader sequence or something. Seems this
would be the most seamless way of doing it. Is it possible to do this with
LoadMovie?

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