Freeware users don't have their own file folders. When you
create an applet pressing the "Create Applet" button,
you will get a popup window with the effect and a small download
link. Click on the download link to download the file.
As a commercial user, you have your own folder
where you can put your work files. Here you can put images,
fonts and sounds. You can also create folders in which to
put your file. You must be able to use this to be able to
customize the Flash applets that are dependent on these types
Open the file handler by clicking on the "File
Folder" link. This is a popup window, if it doesn't show
up, then you may be running an anti-popup software that is
preventing it from displaying. The file handler looks like
You have access to this file handler from the applet selection
and applet editing pages. It exists for the following types
of files that the system recognizes:
".SWF" Macromedia Flash Format (Editable, Downloadable,
".FFT" Macromedia Generator Font Format (Not Viewable)
".JPEG,.JPG,.GIF" JPEG and GIF images (Viewable)
".MP3" Mp3 Sound Files (Viewable)
".???" Unknown file type
Folders have the icon .
You can look at the files simply by clicking on their file
names. At the bottom of the file handler, you will see the
free space available on your personal folder. This total may
vary depending on the type of account you have with us. When
you create applets, it may be necessary to refresh the file
list to see the files that the server has generated for you.
You do that by clicking on the refresh button. If you want
to copy fonts from our font collection of freeware fonts,
then click on the link "copy fonts to your folder",
see more information about copying fonts in the chapter about
At the top of the file handler, you have the upload function.
Here you select the "Browse" button to select a
file from your hard drive that you want to put on your folder.
Select "upload" to upload it to the server. Click
on Reset to clear the field.
NOTE : If you have problems uploading your files,
this could be due to firewall or time out problems. Try using
our e-mail uploader robot. You will be able to upload your
files by e-mail instead. Click on "Click here if you
have problems uploading" and follow the directions in
Navigating in your folder
To navigate between sub folders, just press on the folder
link. To move back to the top level when you are in a sub
folder, you press on the "go to parent" link at
To delete one or several files from the list. Select the
files to be deleted and press the "delete selected files"
button. You can also select sub folders to delete.
You can create one level sub folders in your personal account,
you can put any kind of files there. When you do that, file
fields in the VAC Dialog will show the folder name followed
by a slash "/" and the file name.
To move the files, you select the files you want to move,
select the folder to move them to, and press "move files".
Note that you can't move folders. To move the files to your
top level, select the slash "/" instead.
When you click on the edit button, you will switch to the
VAC configuration dialog for that specific SWF file. Only
SWF files may be edited. If you want to edit another type
of file, then download the file first by right-clicking on
it and selecting "Save File As". Then use an appropiate
software to edit that file.
If you want to download a SWF file you select the "Download
(ZIP)" button next to the file you want to download,
this should be a file ending with "SWF" for Flash
effects. The server will compress it using the zip format
together with the corresponding HTML file which contains the
tags to make the file work. You can use Winzip
(Windows users), Stuffit (Mac users) or similar to unpack
the zip file. See more information about this in the chapter:
What to do with the downloaded file.
To download other files than SWF files, you will have to
right-click on the file name link and select "Save as"
to download the file. Currently, there is no other way to
do this. For Mac users, click-hold, scroll down to "Save ...
as" to download the file.