Director MX2004 Memory Leak
The memory leak is caused by a bug in Director MX2004 memory reclamation.
So you have to call the garbage collector yourself periodically in your script. Call the garbage collector using:
_system.gc();You are probably familiar with the
To prevent Director MX2004 crashes during publishing, open the
SynopsisA loop such as
DetailsThis occurs occationally when BuddyApi is used, but is most likely a bug in MX2004.
SynopsisIn a Windows projector created on a Mac OSX Director MX 2004, the FileName property of a Member object is blank.
DetailsIn a Windows projector created on a Mac OSX Director MX 2004, scripts that attempt to access the FileName property of a Member object will read a blank.
The same scripts in the corresponding OSX projector will be able to read the correct file name in HFS format.
How To Make A Movie With XTras On Mac Director Run On Windows Director
SynopsisOn the Mac, while building a Director projector for Windows which includes BuddyApi and Buddy File, Director complains that it cannot find BuddyApi or Buddy File.
DetailsThis error occurs for the Windows projector because, not only must the Xtras be selected to be include in the projector, a configuration file in Director also has to be edited.
What To DoThe following need be done:
startMovie() and stopMovie() are Not the First or Last Things To Run In A Movie
SynopsisSome tasks must be done before a movie starts, or after a movie ends. As Director did not guarantee that the
Work AroundDo what you need to do by using
Windows Projector Cannot Screen QuickTime Clips
SynopsisYou have completed your Director project and the Mac projector is working beautifully; now you run the Windows projector, and QuickTime clips don't start.
DetailsIt is true. QuickTime clips do not play on Windows.
Work AroundsDownload and install QuickTime from Apple.
The '@' Movie Path Sometimes Does Not Work In BuddyApi
SynopsisThe '@' movie path sometimes does not work in BuddyApi.
DetailsThe '@' movie path sometimes does not work in BuddyApi, or it may work most of the time and not work in a projector.
Work AroundReplace the '@' method with