Hi guys it's me again. After looking at the Assets tab in dreamweaver (not my assets folder) I have found that none of my flash or swf files are showing up. Could this be the problem and if so how do I get these files to show up? I've seen other posts that are similar to mine but with no resolution in the end... it there a glitch in the publish or deploy to web setup? I know I've posted a lot of questions I'm just about to pull my hair out and am becoming increasingly frustrated.
I hate when someone posts and doesn't give the forum the results when they figure it out so here it is.... I talked to a buddy of mine and he suggested using the "run-local" files and that did the trick. I'm not sure why the "deploy to web folder" didn't give me the desired output but I got what I needed through the other files. I hope that helps.
Due to Flash Player security restrictions, you usually can't use the same SWF file both for previewing locally and for uploading to a website. Basically, the rule of thumb is:
- If you're looking at a file:// URL, you need to use the run-local folder's contents
- If you're looking at an http:// URL, you need to use the deploy-to-web folder's contents
So, when working locally in Dreamweaver you'll want to use run-local, but then substitute deploy-to-web when you're ready to upload your site to a webserver. If you want to make sure your substitution worked, you can always upload to a temp "staging" folder on your server and then test it in your browser before going fully live with the content.