I have a flash movie, which reads an xml file and displays
the contents on the stage. This works fine. However, when I link to
the flash in a html page (flash and xml reside on different server
to the html) there is no data displayed, only the defined
I'm guessing this is some security feature, but it's pretty
stupid, as the flash and xml are on the server, and the flash is
being linked to absolutely. If there's something I can do, i'll be
very grateful, if not, i'd also like to know.
There are two possibilities. You say the flash is being
linked to absolutely, but the Flash isn't the problem –
right? So what about the XML, how are you expressing its path?
In any event, all paths will be relative to the HTML page. So
make sure that the XML is referred to from there or with an
Then the other problem may be a cross-domain issue. I don't
know how to fix this other than you need to create a cross-domain
policy file. Search on that and you should find the answer here
fairly quickly. And as a security feature it may be a bit of a
nuisance, but I would rather have a secure Flash system than being
wide open to all kinds of bad stuff!