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I can't get recursivePrependURLs to work for me. I have additional XMLLoaders in an xml file I'm loading. The main xml file is getting loaded but none of its children are, their URLs are not being updated.


var relativePath:String = "/";



var queue:LoaderMax = new LoaderMax({name:"mainQueue", onComplete:loadFilesComplete});

var xmlLoader:XMLLoader = new XMLLoader("assets/xml/config.xml", newXMLLoaderVars().name("configXML").recursivePrependURLs(relativePath));

queue.append( xmlLoader );




and here is my xml:


<settings stageWidth="800" stageHeight="600" />

<XMLLoader name="tips and hints XML" url="assets/xml/tips_and_hints.xml" load="true" estimatedBytes="10" />

<XMLLoader name="items" url="assets/xml/items.xml" load="true" estimatedBytes="10" />

<XMLLoader name="careers" url="assets/xml/careers.xml" load="true" estimatedBytes="10" />

<XMLLoader name="origin comic" url="assets/xml/origin-comic.xml" load="true" estimatedBytes="10" />



Am I doing something wrong?



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I made a very simple test trying to replicate your setup as close as possible and had no errors. I've attached my fla and 2 xml files.



<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<settings stageWidth="800" stageHeight="600" />
<XMLLoader name="tips and hints XML" url="xml/tips_and_hints.xml" load="true" estimatedBytes="10" />
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<person name="carl"></person>


both files live in dummy/xml


I am using recursivePrependURLs to add "dummy/" to the url of the XMLoader that loads config.xml AND the XMLLoader node in config.xml that is used to load tips_and_hints.xml


The following AS code executes with no errors:


import com.greensock.loading.*;
import com.greensock.events.LoaderEvent;
import com.greensock.loading.data.XMLLoaderVars;
import flash.display.Loader;


var relativePath:String = "dummy/";

var queue:LoaderMax = new LoaderMax({name:"mainQueue", onComplete:loadFilesComplete});
var xmlLoader:XMLLoader = new XMLLoader("xml/config.xml", new XMLLoaderVars().name("configXML").recursivePrependURLs(relativePath).onChildComplete(xmlComplete).onComplete(xmlComplete));
queue.append( xmlLoader );

function xmlComplete(e:LoaderEvent):void {

function loadFilesComplete(e:LoaderEvent): void {

I get traces of the contents of both xml files.


If you still have trouble please provide a similar simple set of files that exhibits the problem you are having.



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I'll try to build a test when I have time. But here is more detail. I was able to fix my issue by using ActionScript 3's loader class. 


I have a swf that loads another swf that loads another swf.


Swf A loads swf B, swf B loads swf C.


Swf B also loads xml.


Swf B works fine when played alone. 



In swf B I'm getting its relative URL so its assets will load. I'm using this code to get the relative path so swf B will function inside swf A or when played standalone:


var obsolutePath:String; 

var relativePath:String; 


obsolutePath = loaderInfo.url; 


var stringStart:Number = 0; 

var stringEnd:Number = obsolutePath.lastIndexOf("/")+1; 


relativePath = obsolutePath.slice(stringStart, stringEnd); 




When swf B loads into swf A I get a LoaderMax error stating that swf A couldn't load swf B, and the url the message displays has is showing the url being set by swf B, it's very odd. So swf B sets its relative url, and swf A sets its relative url, and swf B is overriding swf A's relative url.



I fixed it buy using this in swf A for loading swf B:


var appDomain:ApplicationDomain = new ApplicationDomain(); 

var context:LoaderContext = new LoaderContext(false, appDomain);


var loader:Loader = new Loader(); 

var req:URLRequest = new URLRequest(DataVO( facade.retrieveProxy( DataProxy.NAME ).getData() ).relativePath + "career-home-swf/b.swf"); 


loader.contentLoaderInfo.addEventListener(Event.COMPLETE, loaderCompleteHandler); 

loader.load(req, context);




swf B and swf A are two different projects in Flash Builder, but they have many of the same frameworks. They don't share literally the same files, they have copies of the same frameworks. swf C only has art assets, no added classes or code.


Is my issue related to this: http://help.adobe.com/en_US/ActionScript/3.0_ProgrammingAS3/WS5b3ccc516d4fbf351e63e3d118a9b90204-7e07.html



Thanks for any help or explanation.



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After using ApplicationDomain with Adobe's Loader class, the method recursivePrependURLs is now working for me for XMLLoaders.



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