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willc
10-20-2008, 04:16 PM
I inserted a Flash movie into BV. BV is changing the height of the Flash movie to almost double. When I right click and select HTML it shows a different height than what the Flash movie should be.

davidundalicia
10-20-2008, 05:58 PM
If you put your .swf in an Iframe
then you can make it any size you wish.

willc
10-20-2008, 06:08 PM
Thanks David

But why does BV chg the dimensions of the Flash file? Im thinking of doing the site in Dreamweaver and inserting it into BV

davidundalicia
10-20-2008, 06:24 PM
Not sure, but bv is getting the sizing from somewhere...........it just does not make up the size.

Vasili
10-20-2008, 07:21 PM
I inserted a Flash movie into BV. BV is changing the height of the Flash movie to almost double. When I right click and select HTML it shows a different height than what the Flash movie should be.Any Flash video or element will display exactly as it was configured in the Flash utility that was used to create it, and has nothing to do with Blue Voda (other than how to incorporate it onto a BV-created page).

Firstly, you must use a Flash Box in BV to enter the link to the .SWF file (that has been uploaded to the server) and not a HTML box (which is used to embed a script). If you enter the .FLA file instead of the SWF, it is possible that during Preview you will view a likeness of the proper Flash file, but it will display similar to an HTML script (out of bounds of the Flash box, or beyond defined limits). Double-check that you are indeed linking to the SWF file and that it has been uploaded to the server.

Secondly, since Flash is not a script as is HTML and behaves differently due to the file being linked to itself (and governed by the parameters you set using the 'box'), the display can be sized for both height and width. It is important to maintain perspective when doing this, however, as you do not want round objects becoming oval or flat (for example).

The X-Y Axis Rule applies to Flash embedments as it does for HTML boxes: the top left corner of the box will be the true placement point, and the remainder of size is determined either by the Flash box itself or the File Settings. The only time the Flash Box behaves differently is when you inncorrectly link the FLA file to it.

When using Dreamweaver, again, you will essentially be entering coded links to a SWF File, and the HTML code will govern the presentation according to the Style settings you configure in the Dream user panel.




If you put your .swf in an Iframe
then you can make it any size you wish.Abosolutely not! Inline Frames has nothing to do with Flash whatsoever, other than presenting another published page entirely as if it was integral to a second, and it will always present the original page from "true-top". Again, the size of the Flash display is configured within the utility used to create the Flash file only, so your cannot "make it any size you wish"!
Since you cannot "mask" Flash by laying objects over it (etc.), the only instance this might be somewhat plausible is if you previously publish your Flash Box on a page locked top-left, and using an iFrame to present the page in like manner, using the adjustable borders of the iFrame to mimic "cropping" the bottom and right margin of the displayed page only.
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davidundalicia
10-20-2008, 07:43 PM
I beg to differ because I have used my suggestion with the Iframe with a swf file and resized top, bottom, left and right without losing quality or cropping of the movie.

Vasili
10-20-2008, 07:47 PM
Example, please?
I would like to see how you somehow converted an inline frame to function so differently than described above....

davidundalicia
10-20-2008, 08:01 PM
Here is an example only (http://bluevodamembersclub.com/kids/), normally there is only one Iframe...........

Vasili
10-21-2008, 12:12 AM
Sneaky!
As your pages indicate, you are actually entering into your iFrames not pages, but TARGET files (which puts the burden of band on their account and not yours, let alone not needing to create or store the SWF file):
<iframe name="kids1" id="InlineFrame1" style="position:absolute;left:539px;top:166px;width:236px ;height:148px;z-index:9" src="http://pascalcampion.com/seepy.swf" frameborder="1">Your browser does not support inline frames or is currently configured not to display inline frames.</iframe>
and as seen on your other pages also >>>
<iframe name="kids1" id="InlineFrame1" style="position:absolute;left:159px;top:73px;width:648px; height:476px;z-index:9" src="http://pascalcampion.com/cartrip.swf" frameborder="1">Your browser does not support inline frames or is currently configured not to display inline frames.</iframe>
*This method works fine for files not in your posession if entered as TARGET file, but not as mentioned above in iFrame presentation of files published on a second page ....... try it and see for yourself.

davidundalicia
10-21-2008, 12:16 AM
Nothing sneaky about it, I had permission granted, I forgot that that was not one of mine..........will check it out though.

davidundalicia
10-21-2008, 12:42 AM
Here is one of mine: (http://bluevodamembersclub.com/testswf.html)

mrmagoo144
10-21-2008, 12:55 AM
have you worked out the problem? if not i would be happy to convert the swf to the size you need. let me know.