I'm a unexperienced flash user and I have I very basic
question (I think..)..
How can I play a video file on a webpage without getting a
huge swf file size?
Probably the best way is to load movieclips or swf containing
the videofile into the original swf file, but I also needed to load
the videofile into a specific area of the project..I've tried many
different ways to do that but I still can't manage to solve my
You can use Flash's video file format - FLV. There are player
can use, or you can roll your own player using the NetStream
NetConnection classes (AS2). There are plenty of tutorials on
files - just Google 'flv tutorial'