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Help: ChartFX generate a Flash .swf file?


JamesV
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 Hi,

 Consider the following code snippet to generate a Flash (*.swf) file.

  Chart chart = new Chart();   chart.getData().setSeries(2);   chart.getData().setPoints(5);   chart.setGallery(Gallery.LINES);   chart.setWidth(500);   chart.setHeight(200);   chart.setRenderFormat("Flash"); //$NON-NLS-1$   chart.setOutputWriter(new FlashWriter());   OutputStream os = new FileOutputStream(C:\\charts\\chart.swf"); //$NON-NLS-1$   Writer imgMap = new FileWriter("C:\\charts\\imgMap.txt"); //$NON-NLS-1$   Writer htmlTag = new FileWriter("C:\\charts\\htmlTag.txt"); //$NON-NLS-1$   chart.renderToStream(os, imgMap, htmlTag);   htmlTag.close();   imgMap.close();   os.close();

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There is indeed a "chart.swf" file generated in that directory. I've attached it for reference. The problem is the SWF file is corrupt or invalid, and cannot be opened with a web browser. 

I understand the three-argument version of renderToStream() is generating Flash bitstream data. Does this bitstream need more encoding before it is a valid SWF file? If so, how?

I figured I could generate a SWF file easily, but apparently not. Any help greatly appreciated. :)
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