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NEWS - FLASH!!!


Poster: el_kiwi __at__ hotmail.com
Dated: Friday August 23 2002 - 17:42:47 BST

If you can embed objects.....can you embed flash?????? I remember 1 guy said he had done this but with the new board his posts have gone. Has anyone tried or attempted Flash embedding?

Cheers.

Peter

8O


Poster: Andy
Dated: Friday August 23 2002 - 17:50:41 BST

Yup - It's doable.

You should, in theory, be able to insert almost any HTML Object inside a menu.

I havn't tried it though - Dont seem to have the time :cry:

Cheers
Andy


Poster: el_kiwi __at__ hotmail.com
Dated: Friday August 23 2002 - 19:51:56 BST

Andy the syntax? in the array

"<img src=image.gif border=0>","",,"",1

would you put

<embed src="images/flash.swf" quality=high pluginspage="http://www.macromedia.com/shockwave/download/index.cgi?P1_Prod_Version=ShockwaveFlash" type="application/x-shockwave-flash" width="125" height="200">
</embed>

This I tried and no go... :roll:

Cheers
Peter


Poster: timmyboy
Dated: Wednesday August 28 2002 - 20:42:36 BST

I'm working on a contract right now that I chose the Milonic Menu for and they wanted a "flashy logo" and scrolling news. I found that Javascript when included in DHTML didn't work in all browsers but flash did, so I put the Flash inside the Milonic sidemenu. It didn't work initially but that was because I included the quotation marks. After taking them out it worked like a champ. The page won't go live until next month but here is a code snippit. It's an exact copy of the Macromedia code without the quotations in the menu-name-item space. The rest is exactly like the rest of the menu options. You have to have the object tags, then embed the object, but all can be done on that one line.

Hope this helps!

~ tim <><

_____________________________________


,"<OBJECT classid=clsid:D27CDB6E-AE6D-11cf-96B8-444553540000 codebase=http://download.macromedia.com/pub/shockwave/cabs/flash/swflash.cab#version=6,0,0,0 WIDTH=80 HEIGHT=80 id=3d_logo_ > <PARAM NAME=movie VALUE=images/flash/3d_logo_.swf> <PARAM NAME=menu VALUE=false> <PARAM NAME=quality VALUE=high> <PARAM NAME=wmode VALUE=transparent> <PARAM NAME=bgcolor VALUE=#FFFFFF> <EMBED src=images/flash/3d_logo_.swf menu=false quality=high wmode=transparent bgcolor=#FFFFFF WIDTH=80 HEIGHT=80 NAME=3d_logo_ ALIGN= TYPE=application/x-shockwave-flash PLUGINSPAGE=http://www.macromedia.com/go/getflashplayer></EMBED></OBJECT>","index.html offbackcolor=#FFFFFF; onbackcolor=#FFFFFF;align=center;",,"The Program Management Squadron",1

ps: The poll should include an item that says that you use flash but doesn't take away from the huge amount of effort Andy has put in. Flash would be clunkier and wouldn't be able to reproduce everything that has been done.


Poster: el_kiwi __at__ hotmail.com
Dated: Thursday August 29 2002 - 11:22:33 BST

Thanks very much Tim, yes after thinking about it I realised there would be many restrictions of using flash in the menu. It will enhance alot what can be achieved though.

But yes I finally figured out the quotes thing, and now I off to see what I can do with a bit o' Flash.

Peter