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Flex Builder 3 changes not reflected in compiled SWF

I have just spent the last 2 hours trying to figure out why my none of my changes were reflected in the compiled SWF.

Thankfully I came across this post where one of the comments had the solution.

If you have a SWF named <PROJECTNAME>.swf in the html-template then deleting it will fix this issue.

Apparently the existence of this file means that when you do a Build or Release Export it just copies this file and does NOT compile the latest source code.

Makes sense to me!

It turns out that it’s a known bug which has never been fixed, but I hope it’s been fixed in Flex Builder 4.

Hope this helps someone having the same problem in the future.


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