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Subject: RE: FLASH: Problems with Aftershock
From: Maurice Doran
Date: Mon, 28 Dec 1998 05:05:39 GMT

Thanks for the tips John... I'll try them out tomorrow and let you know.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: owneratshocker [dot] com [owneratshocker [dot] com]On">mailto:owneratshocker [dot] com]On Behalf Of John
> Croteau
> Sent: December 27, 1998 10:29 PM
> To: flasheratshocker [dot] com
> Subject: Re: FLASH: Problems with Aftershock
> Hi Maurice,
> You can generate basic code using Aftershock that works the same as the
> basic sample code, you just have to check the correct boxes.
> See my articles and link to MM Tech Notes:
> http://www.FlashCentral.com/Tech/Detect/Aftershock.htm

I'll check it out!

> I'm not getting Flash with Netscape 3 or 4 using Win 95.

I haven't seen the problem with Netscape 4. I probably picked the wrong
option in Aftershock (like, generate Java for ALL browsers instead of latest

> If you select the Gif alternative, browsers (such as Mac IE oe IE Win
> 3.1) that can not detect the plugin with JavaScript will get the Gif
> alternate image.

Doesn't IE use ActiveX instead of JavaScript? Not using the GIF option does
explain why some of my Flash pieces come up (actually, the ones without the
GIF option - now that you mention it...)

> It is best not to put JavaScript inside of Tables because of problems
> with Netscape 3. The workaround is to document write the whole table or
> table cell.
> Also nested tables are a problem for Flash.

I'll fix that and see if it corrects the situtation...

> Check and make sure you are using Aftershock 2.0 and reorganize the page
> without Flash in the table and recreate the page with Aftershock or
> basic code.
> Sometimes Aftershock generates incorrect code that is fixed just by
> redoing it.

Will do!

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  Re: FLASH: Problems with Aftershock, John Croteau

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