Flash printing, not playing nice

Flash printing, not playing nice

While working on a Flash project this week I came across a nice bug in the printing process. Basically you create a couple of shapes on the stage, call the print process and you get a printed page.. well thats how it is suppose to work.

However I found out that the local version of Flash doesn’t print the colors correctly and I did have one of my developer friends test this with the same results.

After a few hours wasted trying stuff I published the movie and went on with the rest of the project. Well today I tested it all live and found out the colors were perfect.

Local print results


Live (server) print results


You will notice I got a nice purplish blob and no V2 component label when printed locally. Just wanted to put this out there so you don’t waste time testing code like I had to.

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