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streaming audio mp3 video flv using flashvars and html
streaming audio mp3 video flv using flashvars and html
drooh




msg:3807503
 11:24 pm on Dec 14, 2008 (gmt 0)

Hello, I am using the default streaming player included in flash and just wondering how i might could use variables passed from the html to set the video file itself and possibly the width of the player.

is there an easy way to do this? Id like to not have to specify the video file name in flash but rather in the html or javascript as I plan to use this dynamically with php and alot of different video files.

 

eelixduppy




msg:3812434
 8:59 pm on Dec 21, 2008 (gmt 0)

Using PHP, you should be able to echo the value of a "movie" flash variable in the generated HTML:

<PARAM NAME=FlashVars VALUE="movie=<?php echo $movie_name; ?>">

or within the embed:

FlashVars="movie=<?php echo $movie_name; ?>"

drooh




msg:3812913
 6:14 pm on Dec 22, 2008 (gmt 0)

yes this part is easy and i understand it. what i need to know is how to allow this in flash. for instance i am building an mp3/flv streamer and want to inside using flash set it up to allow flash vars.

eelixduppy




msg:3813496
 6:43 pm on Dec 23, 2008 (gmt 0)

You can try something like this in AS3:

var videoSource:String = root.loaderInfo.parameters.movie;

drooh




msg:3829292
 4:59 am on Jan 19, 2009 (gmt 0)

eelixduppy can you provide any links to such documentation?

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