Flash MX 2004 7.2 includes over 120 fixes and changes. You can find a complete
list in the Release
Notes, but here are some of the highlights:
||Repeatedly using the Test Project button in the Projects panel will cause
a crash on OSX 10.3.
||Component property definition with incorrect Inspectable value will cause
||Crash when undoing cut Screen if selection was incorrect when the Screen
||Flash hangs when you try to customize the Tools panel when the PolyStar
tool is in it.
||JSFL moveToFolder causes crash.
||Converting SWCs to MovieClips causes instances to disappear from Stage
and eventually crashes Flash.
||Crash when clicking on a link in the Help panel to a file that doesn't
exist in an existing folder.
||On pressing the "Check Syntax" button, Flash MX 2004 crashes
in some circumstances.
||Flash hangs on launch when Actions panel is opened with invalid XML files
in the custom actions.
||Importing JPGs from a CD-ROM crashes Flash.
||Drawing tools do not remember stroke settings.
||Restricted User account receives alert dialog on startup.
||Long Timeline with folders does not refresh properly when folders are
expanded and collapsed.
||When doing saveAndCompact via JSAPI, component
symbols change to the generic icon.
||Redraw issue with SWF content after help update when the Help panel is
||The Timeline doesn't always update immediately when you delete a layer
using the trash can icon.
||Reloading a component causes all folders in the Components panel to expand
/ Components panel does not remember state.
||Help update prompt on first launch after installation even when help
||If you click into a dynamic text field without selecting something, and
use the Font Size slider, the text field can no longer be selected.
||PDF file type missing in import options.
||Text cursor always visible when ActionScript panel lost focus.
||Snap to Objects settings are not remembered between sessions.
||Project icons are not appearing consistently in Project panel — makes
check in/out unusable.
||Stand-alone scrollbar component is not included in Flash MX 2004.
||DataGrid can't display DataSet dataprovider correctly.
||Menu change event returns undefined for groupName.
||Menu Component - Should not be able to key into submenus from a disabled
||Components don't work correctly when doing loadMovie with _lockroot set
to true in the movie doing the load.
||Editable DataGrid does not work correctly with IME input.
||Alert component can be dragged out of view with no way to get it back.
||Window component can be dragged out of view with no way to get it back.
||Accordion's change event's event object
doesn't contain prevValue and newValue.
||When Accordion's openDuration style is
set to 0, the Accordion doesn't always change
||Unable to open Menu component through keyboard when there is only one
menu item in MenuBar.
||ComboBox should not always fire change event
when up and down arrow keys are used.
||Setting monthNames for one DateChooser
causes other DateChooser instances to change month names.
||Tabbing into an editable DataGrid should select all the text in the focused
||Setting NumericStepper's visible property
to false via Component Inspector does not
||ComboBox needs same restrict attribute that TextInput & TextArea
||ComboBox's open() and close() methods
firing at wrong time.
||Disabled buttons with icons do not display icons.
||When adding and removing text, TextArea becomes unusable — unscrollable
and all the text keeps getting highlighted.
||Tree code is checking isNodeVisible instead
||Changing background color in the Tree component using setPropertiesAt method
does not work correctly when the openDuration style
is greater than 0.
||ComboBox loaded into another SWF closes dropdown while scrolling through
the dropdown list.
||Last line of multiline text does not show in Alert.
||RadioButtonGroup does not have addEventListener properly
|| Unable to tab into editable combo boxes when tabIndexes are explicitly
||Loader component has no visual representation on stage, nearly impossible
to work with visual layout.
||Disabling TextAreas causes CPU usage to reach 100%.
||Setting Button components' selected property
to true via PI or Component Inspector does
||Scrolling in DataGrid when deleting items from the bottom of the grid
||Menu fires change event when rolling over
items with arrow keys.
||When using the ScrollPane component, and setting horizontal and vertical
scroll policy off, and scrollDrag to true,
you can drag the content all the way off so you can't get it back.
||DataGrid doesn't show items until clicking on the headers.
||Horizontal scrollbar in TextArea component is not functioning properly
when wordWrap property is set to false.
||At runtime, components quickly flash to Times New Roman (or other serif
|| When using the ScrollPane component, if vLineScrollSize value
is greater than value which is left to the end of scroll (maxscroll-currentscroll), mouseWheel will
no longer work.
||Content is scrollable within ScrollPane using mouse wheel even if content
fits into component.
||MenuBar should dispatch events on behalf of its Menus.
||Setting hPosition and vPosition for
a TextArea causes text to scroll to end.
||Radio Button gets focus when disabled and state can be changed from true to false and
||The Button component's label property
is only readable when you first set a value for label.
||Class styles do not work on the List component.
||Export Image cannot save a file outside of "Users" folder.
||Strings disappear from Strings panel.
||Not able to display and export embedded characters on dynamic
and input text fields when publishing to Flash 4 or 5.
||Auto-kern causes character overlap on OS X 10.3.
|Help updater fails when going through a proxy.
||Strings in the Strings panel revert back to the original
text when focus is changed.
||Drag and Drop learning interaction does not function properly.
||Lost data when saving a Slide-based FLA while focus is in
|| File Save loses ActionScript changes when script navigator
||WAV file disappears from Timeline when Sync setting is changed
from Repeat to Loop.
||Some help pages are not found by search.
||Flash MX 2004 should include a Delegate class
to help handle scope problems with events.