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Subject: Re: FLASH: shockwave detection on mac with ie
From: Hal Medrano
Date: Wed, 23 Feb 2000 23:44:20 GMT

>I have been having poblems with ie 4.5 on the mac, when an auto detect for
>the shockwave plugin in used the pugin in never detected. even when i goto
>the macromedia home page i get sent to the html version. Is this a common
>thing? i even downloaded the latest browser from the microsoft site. Is
>there and way to use a JS detection on mac & ie? the same script works fine
>with netscape plus ie and netscape on windows.
>Any ideas?

Hi Jamie,

We don't even bother using JavaScript to detect Flash any more. Use Flash
to detect Flash. See Colin Moock's tutorials at:


I'm on a Mac, and haven't had any probs using this method with IE.



Hal Medrano
New Media Group
U S WEST Creative Services

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