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    embedding swf in html pages

    i used to use dreamweaver code to embed an swf file using the
    AC_RunActiveContent.js file along with the html code

    <script type="text/javascript">
    AC_FL_RunContent( 'codebase','http://download.macromedia.com/pub/shockwave/cabs/flash/swflash.cab#version=9,0,28,0','width','550','height','400','title','Video','src','test','quality','h igh','pluginspage','http://www.adobe.com/shockwave/download/download.cgi?P1_Prod_Version=ShockwaveFlash','movie','test' ); //end AC code
    </script><noscript><object classid="clsid27CDB6E-AE6D-11cf-96B8-444553540000" codebase="http://download.macromedia.com/pub/shockwave/cabs/flash/swflash.cab#version=9,0,28,0" width="550" height="400" title="Video">
    <param name="movie" value="test.swf" />
    <param name="quality" value="high" />
    <embed src="test.swf" quality="high" pluginspage="http://www.adobe.com/shockwave/download/download.cgi?P1_Prod_Version=ShockwaveFlash" type="application/x-shockwave-flash" width="550" height="400"></embed>
    </object></noscript>


    i have used the swfobject method by following the steps mentioned at
    http://code.google.com/p/swfobject/wiki/documentation

    when i use the swfobject method and validate my html code there are no errors however with the dreamweaver code i get errors when validating my html code

    my question is when i downloaded the zip file from
    http://code.google.com/p/swfobject/

    after unzipping this file there are 2 swfobject.js files one in the root directory after unzipping and another swfobject.js file inside a folder called src

    i have used swfobject.js file from the root directory when i called this from
    <script type="text/javascript" src="swfobject.js"></script>

    and the flash file plays and also the html code validates,

    is this the right way of using swfobject.js file from root directory or should i be using the one from the src folder


    also just to test how the alternate content would appear if the flash player plugin is disabled or uninstalled i entered html text as alternate content using swfobject method, what i have noticed is i get the alternate content only if i disable flash player plugin however if i disable
    javascript in most browsers the swf file plays

    as the swfobject is calling a javascript i guess the swf file should not play or is this how it normally works

    if this is the case in the alternate text, i guess i should be mentioning

    "You have either javascript disabled/turned off or do not have a flash player plugin installed, download the latest flash player"




    please advice.

    thanks a lot

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    you can give link to download adobe flash player in alternate content.

    http://www.adobe.com/products/flashplayer/

    vineet


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