[vet-mm] flash problem
claire at warrandytehigh.vic.edu.au
Mon Jun 5 09:54:17 EST 2006
We do run a Novell network, however, have been using Illustrator since about version 6 without any hassles, so it's strange that the problem has only shown up in Flash.
I will mention this to my techie though and see if it sparks any ideas.
One of the mysteries of life!
> Jane Fischer <jane.fischer at rmit.edu.au> wrote:
> I have experience similar problems with older versions of Illustrator on
> It turned out that the novel Network was interfering with the programs
> ability to make Temp files, (at least that's what I was told).
> it might be worth looking into having no network, saving to the hard
> drive and then logging in to the network to back up the work.
> although it was also re-naming files as well.
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> >>> gedrew at westnet.com.au 3/06/2006 5:11 pm >>>
> Hi Claire, not sure if this is relevant to your problem. It could be a
> network-setting-priviliges thing. Have you spoken to your technicians?
> At our school, when you save a file from within an application to
> network location (Windows network and operating system), you get a file
> but 0kb file size.. Students can save into their own u:\ drive location
> problem, but to submit work for assessment to our 'Student Assessment'
> folder which is on a dedicated network drive, they have to copy the
> using windows explorer - helps with file management skills too! The
> problem is most likely some other network activity or something in the
> students actionscript, as Paul suggested.
> Glenn Drew
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "claire" <claire at warrandytehigh.vic.edu.au>
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> Sent: Friday, June 02, 2006 3:17 PM
> Subject: [vet-mm] flash problem
> > Hi Paul,
> > I thought I had sent details of my strange problem to the list, but
> > mustn't have? (report writing stress!!)
> > Excuse the long post, but if anyone can solve or even logically
> > what is going on, I'd be rapt!
> > The problem is really random. Kids save work across the network to
> > home directory and 9 times out of 10, it's OK. But every so often, it
> > appear to save, they shut down or just go out of Flash and when they
> > return to open the file, it is empty - looking at it in explorer
> reveals a
> > file size of 0 Kbs.
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