Category Archives: Compiler

Errors generated at compile time

Component cannot be realized within state because an ancestor is excluded

Component cannot be realized within state,”state1″ because an ancestor is excluded from, “state2″. Cause You have a component that is included in a specific state but the parent is not: <s:Label text="Site Name" fontSize="18" styleName="textInputStyles" includeIn="registrationWithSite"/> And that component is … Continue reading

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A cycle was detected in the build path of project

A cycle was detected in the build path of project: MyProject PROBLEM There is a cyclical reference between two projects. When you receive this error the two projects should be listed. SOLUTION The solution is to remove the reference in … Continue reading

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Launch Failed: Process terminated without connection to the debugger.

The content cannot be loaded because their was a problem loading an extension: Error: Requested extension could not be found. Cause I did not have package option checked for my ANE in the Build Packaging screen and a previous version … Continue reading

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Invalid application descriptor: Unknown namespace: http://ns.adobe.com/air/application/3.4

Process terminated without establishing connection to debugger. DVFreeThread – CFMachPortCreateWithPort hack = 0×517860, fPowerNotifyPort= 0x524aa0 DVFreeThread – CFMachPortCreateWithPort hack = 0x383d760, fPowerNotifyPort= 0x383e100 invalid application descriptor: Unknown namespace: http://ns.adobe.com/air/application/3.4 Launch command details:  “/Applications/Adobe Flash Builder 4.6/sdks/4.6.0/bin/adl” -runtime “/Applications/Adobe Flash Builder … Continue reading

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Error: Type was not found: FlexUnitTestRunnerUI

Error: Type was not found or was not a compile-time constant: FlexUnitTestRunnerUI Cause Not sure Solution Not sure Links http://code.google.com/p/vectoreditor/issues/detail?id=11#c5 http://workflowflash.com/105879/flash-builder-4-5-tip-use-a-custom-flexunit-sdk.php

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Exception during transcoding – Unable to build font

Exception during transcoding: Cannot embed local font ‘assets/fonts/myfont_rg.ttf’ as CFF. The CSS @font-face ‘local()’ syntax is not supported. Please specify a path directly to a font file using the ‘url()’ syntax. For [Embed] syntax the ‘systemFont’ attribute is not supported. … Continue reading

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fx:Binding must be a child of the root tag.

‘<fx:Binding>’ must be a child of the root tag. Cause The tag cannot be nested more than one level deep. Incorrect: <s:Group xmlns:fx="http://ns.adobe.com/mxml/2009" xmlns:s="library://ns.adobe.com/flex/spark" xmlns:mx="library://ns.adobe.com/flex/mx"> <fx:Declarations> <fx:Binding source="EffectManager.mx_internal.activeEffects" destination="effectsArray"/> <fx:Array id="effectsArray" /> </fx:Declarations> </s:Group> Correct: <s:Group xmlns:fx="http://ns.adobe.com/mxml/2009" xmlns:s="library://ns.adobe.com/flex/spark" xmlns:mx="library://ns.adobe.com/flex/mx"> <fx:Binding … Continue reading

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Error creating AIR file: app.xml error 306: Descriptor must support one of the following profiles

Error creating AIR file: MyApp-app.xml error 306: Descriptor must support one of the following profiles: desktop, mobileDevice, extendedMobileDevice, tv. Cause The app descriptor file does not have the profile defined for the application you’re creating. In this case the cause … Continue reading

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Unsupported sampling rate (0Hz)

Unable to transcode song.mp3 Unsupported sampling rate (0Hz) Code [Embed(source='assets/MuffinManSwing.mp3')] private var snd_class:Class; Cause The mp3 is in an unsupported format and the Flex compiler does not have the ability to encode it into one. Note: The Flash IDE compiler … Continue reading

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Unable to resolve resource bundle “App” for locale “en_US”.

Unable to resolve resource bundle “App” for locale “en_US”. Cause The compiler can’t find the resource bundle with the filename “App” in the locale (folder or resource.swf) for en_US. This may be because the locale property files are not included … Continue reading

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Class is not showing up in code hinting

If a class is not showing up in code hinting or the class is not found the package path may be incorrect. // this class has no path specified package  {       public myClass {       } } // the … Continue reading

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Error: addChild() is not available in this class. Instead, use addElement() or modify the skin, if you have one.

Error: addChild() is not available in this class. Instead, use addElement() or modify the skin, if you have one. spark.components::Group/addChild Check if the class is a Group (Group GroupBase UIComponent FlexSprite Sprite DisplayObjectContainer InteractiveObject DisplayObject EventDispatcher) If you want to … Continue reading

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