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Subject: Re: how to launch windows from flash?
From: Seven2000
Date: Tue, 28 Apr 1998 06:33:19 +0100

In a message dated 98-04-27 12:29:09 EDT, you write:

<< i need to launch a new browser window from inside of a flash movie. i'd
like to be able to specify the height, width, scrollbars, etc. as well
when it launches.

This is copied directly from a post at the macromedia.flash newsgroup, and it
worked beautifully on IE and NN.


A nice person by the name Jamie offered this suggestion one time and it
works beautifully.

To open a new window use JavaScript to make it work.

In your "getURL" instead of putting in something like
"http://www.wherever.com" put this:


Then before the closing </HEAD> tag, put this script:


function openNewWin() {
win2=window.open("your targeted URL goes


Hope this helps.

Derek Franklin
derekfatcharismedia [dot] com

Hope this helps,

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