A guy with call sign “Frode” on Flexcoders posted this trick on how to get the debugger to connect on an already running SWF.
> I’ve figured out a hack that sort-of gets me there – by configuring a
> debug profile in flex builder with “about:blank” as the launch URL, I
> can hit F11 in flexbuilder, click “Debug”, close the about:blank window
> in Firefox, switch back to the running SWF, rightclick, choose
> “Debugger” and click “Connect”. But it would be much better if one could
> avoid having to do the whole F11-about:blank-closetab dance, and just
> click “Debugger->Connect” and go.
> For what it’s worth, this is on Linux with Firefox 3.
> – Frode
Thanks Frode, nice tip. You’re right, it should be an option that is much easier to do though.