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Flash (swf) link doesn't work in some browsers

Flash (swf) link doesn't work in Firefox



6:29 pm on Aug 9, 2006 (gmt 0)

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I've created a silly little flash file (swf) using Photoshop. I thought it was a better alternative to an animated gif. It functions as an ad/link to another page. The link works fine in IE and Safari but doesn't work at all in Firefox or Camino. What's wrong here? Am I missing something?

Here's the code:
<a href="newpage.html"><embed src="flashfile.swf" alt="flashfile" title="flashfile" height="120" width="120"></a>


1:57 pm on Aug 14, 2006 (gmt 0)

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flash requires two tags to work in all browsers. you are only using the OBJECT tag you also need the EMBED tag. Google EMBED TAG + Flash and you should get the info, Alternatively you can create a flash movie in MM Flash and press Publish and it will create the necessary HTML for you.



2:55 am on Aug 15, 2006 (gmt 0)

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ksc....if you get the grey border around your flash object, youll need to use the flashObj to 'embed' the file in your page.....then wrap the 'div' tag containing the flashObj in a 'a' tag and you should be good.

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