[pmwiki-users] Flashplayer recipe question
tmdowling at gmail.com
Wed Nov 15 09:02:53 CST 2006
On 11/15/06, Crisses <crisses at kinhost.org> wrote:
> On Nov 13, 2006, at 6:01 PM, Tegan Dowling wrote:
> > Hi, list:
> > I'm using the recipe from http://www.pmwiki.org/wiki/Cookbook/Flash to
> > display .swf files on our wikis. Can anyone tell me if there's a
> > switch I can add that will prevent the sin of autoplay?
> > ________________________________
> Change the flash movie so it doesn't autoplay :)
> I believe this involves putting a pause at frame 0 or 1 (I forget
> where Flash starts counting frames). So the movie loads then waits.
> Sometimes people put a pretty picture for the holding screen, with a
> button for "Play".
> I am not sure you can cause it not to autoplay in HTML, so I'm not
> sure PmWiki's plug-in is responsible for this. It would probably be
> the HTML to load the movie when someone gives permission -- but
> usually the point is to have the movie loading. Once the movie is
> loading, I think it's up to the movie what it will do when it's ready.
> Please let me know if I'm wrong. I'm not a Flash guru!! but I
> probably should be ;)
Yeah, the guy making up the .swf files was able to set the flash
coding so they don't autoplay. That works ok -- I was just hoping
that there was an html variable that could be set on the wikipage, as
there are for quicktime and media-player files. Oh, well. Thanks
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