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Subject: Re: FLASH: Passing <PARAM> or equiv to a flash movie in netscape
From: John Brzys
Date: Wed, 16 Feb 2000 21:45:04 GMT

netscape does not do so well with server side VBScript
try using server side JScript
jb


> At 8:53 AM 2/16/0, Gareth Vaughan wrote:
> >I've managed to pass some variables to a flash movie using the param tags
> >which works great with in my OBJECT (so it works in IE)bit of markup but
> >when I try something similar with the EMBED (so it will work in netscape)
> >markup it doesn't work.
> >
> > <param name="movie" value="flash
> >movie.swf?<%response.write("&Question="+
Server.URLEncode(strQuestion))%>">
> > [snip]
> > <embed width="800" height="550" align="absmiddle"
> >src="Flash%20movie.swf" bgcolor="#FFFFFF" movie="flash
> >movie.swf?<%response.write("&Question="+
> >Server.URLEncode(strQuestion))%>">
>
> I don't recall seeing such a structure before. It's not HTML when
> angle-brackets nest like that, but I presume that the inner tags are being
> rewritten on the server before the document is delivered to the browsers.
>
> A few tests:
>
> -- When you "View Source" in the Netscape browsers then what do you see
> that that browser is actually being given to render?
>
> -- How does it do when you test in IE/Mac? (This also uses the EMBED, and
> could help show where the divergence from expectation arises.)
>
> -- Do the various browsers you're using have the same version of the
Flash
> Player?
>
> jd
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  RE: FLASH: Passing <PARAM> or equiv to a, Tim Walters

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