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Click To Activate issue fix not working

Sep 18, 2006 1:08 PM

I have been successful on a number of pages in using the AC_RunActiveContent.js functions supplied by Adobe to work around the "click to activate" issue.
On one of my pages, for one particular Flash object, however, the script does not work. The page to hangs on load and the Flash object never appears (though other page content does).
If I embed the object in the page directly, it works fine (except for the annoying "click to activate" issue).
If I use the javascript function call to call a *different* flash object in the same page, it works fine (and corrects the "click to activate" issue).
So it seems that it is only this one flash object that does not want to work with the javascript.
The Flash object at issue is nothing fancy - just some very simple tween animation. Not even a button involved anywhere. As I said, if I embed it directly, it works great.
Any thoughts would be greatly appreciated.
I've checked paths and retyped parameters until I'm blue and can't figure it out.

Here's the code that is failing (and working fine with other Flash objects):

<script src="/saa/Scripts/AC_RunActiveContent.js" type="text/javascript"></script>
<script type="text/javascript">
AC_FL_RunContent( 'codebase','https://download.macromedia.com/pub/shockwave/cabs/flash/ swflash.cab#version=7,0,0,0','width','560','height','100','src','\secu re\agentcontent\lea\marketing\SalesZonePgHead','quality','high','plugi nspage','https://www.macromedia.com/go/getflashplayer','movie','\secur e\agentcontent\lea\marketing\SalesZonePgHead' ); //end AC code
</script>

Here's the Flash object that runs perfectly when embedded (except for the "click to activate" issue) but fails when loaded as above:

<object classid="clsid:d27cdb6e-ae6d-11cf-96b8-444553540000" codebase=" http://fpdownload.macromedia.com/pub/shockwave/cabs/flash/swflash.cab# version=7,0,0,0" width="560" height="100" id="SalesZonePgHead2" align="middle">
<param name="allowScriptAccess" value="sameDomain" />
<param name="movie" value="\secure\agentcontent\lea\marketing\SalesZonePgHead.swf" />
<param name="loop" value="false" />
<param name="quality" value="high" />
<param name="bgcolor" value="#ffffff" />
<embed src="\secure\agentcontent\lea\marketing\SalesZonePgHead.swf" loop="false" quality="high" bgcolor="#ffffff" width="560" height="100" name="SalesZonePgHead2" align="middle" allowScriptAccess="sameDomain" type="application/x-shockwave-flash" pluginspage=" http://www.macromedia.com/go/getflashplayer" />
</object>

TIA,
Carolyn

 
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  • Currently Being Moderated
    Sep 18, 2006 6:25 PM   in reply to CPedrick
    try the simpler methods at http://activecontent.blogspot.com

    its just three extra lines of html required, one near the top, one before
    you object/embed tags and one after .. the rest is the same object and embed
    tags etc as always .. no rewriting of these involved.
    --
    Jeckyl

    "CPedrick" <webforumsuser@macromedia.com> wrote in message
    news:eemubu$1ej$1@forums.macromedia.com...
    >I have been successful on a number of pages in using the
    >AC_RunActiveContent.js
    > functions supplied by Adobe to work around the "click to activate" issue.
    > On one of my pages, for one particular Flash object, however, the script
    > does
    > not work. The page to hangs on load and the Flash object never appears
    > (though
    > other page content does).
    > If I embed the object in the page directly, it works fine (except for the
    > annoying "click to activate" issue).
    > If I use the javascript function call to call a *different* flash object
    > in
    > the same page, it works fine (and corrects the "click to activate" issue).
    > So it seems that it is only this one flash object that does not want to
    > work
    > with the javascript.
    > The Flash object at issue is nothing fancy - just some very simple tween
    > animation. Not even a button involved anywhere. As I said, if I embed it
    > directly, it works great.
    > Any thoughts would be greatly appreciated.
    > I've checked paths and retyped parameters until I'm blue and can't figure
    > it
    > out.
    >
    > Here's the code that is failing (and working fine with other Flash
    > objects):
    >
    > <script src="/saa/Scripts/AC_RunActiveContent.js"
    > type="text/javascript"></script>
    > <script type="text/javascript">
    > AC_FL_RunContent(
    > 'codebase','https://download.macromedia.com/pub/shockwave/cabs/flash/ swflash.cab
    > #version=7,0,0,0','width','560','height','100','src','\secure\agentco ntent\lea\m
    > arketing\SalesZonePgHead','quality','high','pluginspage','https://www .macromedia
    > .com/go/getflashplayer','movie','\secure\agentcontent\lea\marketing\S alesZonePgH
    > ead' ); //end AC code
    > </script>
    >
    > Here's the Flash object that runs perfectly when embedded (except for the
    > "click to activate" issue) but fails when loaded as above:
    >
    > <object classid="clsid:d27cdb6e-ae6d-11cf-96b8-444553540000"
    > codebase=" http://fpdownload.macromedia.com/pub/shockwave/cabs/flash/swflash.cab#
    > version=7,0,0,0" width="560" height="100" id="SalesZonePgHead2"
    > align="middle">
    > <param name="allowScriptAccess" value="sameDomain" />
    > <param name="movie"
    > value="\secure\agentcontent\lea\marketing\SalesZonePgHead.swf" />
    > <param name="loop" value="false" />
    > <param name="quality" value="high" />
    > <param name="bgcolor" value="#ffffff" />
    > <embed src="\secure\agentcontent\lea\marketing\SalesZonePgHead.swf"
    > loop="false" quality="high" bgcolor="#ffffff" width="560" height="100"
    > name="SalesZonePgHead2" align="middle" allowScriptAccess="sameDomain"
    > type="application/x-shockwave-flash"
    > pluginspage=" http://www.macromedia.com/go/getflashplayer" />
    > </object>
    >
    > TIA,
    > Carolyn
    >
    >
    >


     
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