Is anyone aware of a way to keep Shockwave active in a
similar way to Java's Virtual Machine where the first instance of
Java starts the Virtual Machine and subsequent calls to different
Java applets then launch quickly.
I have a project where I have several html/asp pages that
contain shockwave movies and each time one of these is accessed
there is a substantial delay before the Shockwave instance starts.
I am using a stud movie to display a loading message and have
minimised the content, embeded xtras and everything else I can
think. The stud movie is 5k but still takes 5 seconds to launch.
This may not sound like much but it is on a touchscreen kiosk where
users have very little patience. The PC is not the fastest, but
unfortunately I am stuck with that.