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DirectInteraction Xtra

By DirectXtras March 13, 2003

Rating = 32 votes

DirectInteraction is a Scripting Xtra for Macromedia Director which provides Director applications with additional capabilities to interact with the user. By using DirectInteraction Xtra, Director applications can: - Place icons on the tray bar (also known as the taskbar's status area) to represent the application and serve as status indicators. - Get notification upon user interaction with tray bar icons. - Tray bar icons include transparency support, can be set from image cast members and may be animated or modified in real time. - Display balloon ToolTips over the tray bar. - Get notification when the balloon ToolTip is shown, clicked or timed out. - Get notification when the user drops file(s) on the Director stage. - Obtain the full pathname of the dropped file(s) as well as the dropping point coordinates. - Create, display and manipulate context pop-up menus (also known as shortcut menus) which can be displayed anywhere on the screen and may include nested sub menus. - Get notification when the user rotates the mouse wheel, moves the mouse or presses one of its buttons, including support for the mouse middle and extra buttons. - Get notification when the user switches to or from the application. - Get notification when the screen saver activates. The Xtra is available for Director 7 and above and is compatible with Windows 9X and newer (including 2000, ME, NT, XP).

DirectXtras Inc. P.O Box 2645, Menlo Park, CA, 94026, U.S.A Voice: +1-415-5058249 Fax: +1-801-8585841 Toll Free: 1-800-4453093 E-mail General Information: E-mail Technical Support:


License: Commercial
Cost: $149.00
OS: Win
File format: Not available

Additional extension information

Author: DirectXtras
Author website:
Date published: March 13, 2003
Approval: None
Browsers: Internet Explorer 6,5.5,5,4 | Netscape 7,6.2,6,4.75,4.7,4.5,4
Compatible Products(s): Director MX , 8.5.1 , 8.5 , 8 , 7.0.2 , 7.0.1 , 7
Encrypted: No


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