I have several Dreamweaver web pages that have embedded
Screen and SWF files. The pages and files are working great. The
only problem is that the app calls for the user to click sometimes
on the Screen SWF and then on a standard SWF. Both seem to require
a mouse click aparently to get focus before the buttons with the
SWF files are activated.
Is there some kind of Action script that could eliminate
this. Or is there something I am doing wrong that is causing this
extra click just to use the SWF. I have looked at flash 8
advertisements on the web and they do not have this problem. So I
am assuming that I am doing something wrong or there is a
You are probably suffering from a recent change that
Microsoft was forced to make to IE. If your not using IE then I
read no further.
Someone sued Microsoft and claimed to own the patent to
'active controls automatically working'. They lost the suit and
microsoft had to change the browser to have the user 'activate' the
Anyway, you can overcome it by creating an external .js file
that does a document.write for the flash object tag and put it into
you page as an include.