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Subject: Re: transparent flash movie
From: Eliran
Date: Wed, 18 Feb 1998 12:45:29 GMT

Hi Martin,

You should know that transparent movies work only with IE4 - it doesn't work
with netscape.


Eliran Milo


-----Original Message-----
From: M. Korevaar <mkoatpro-media [dot] net>
To: flasheratshocker [dot] com <flasheratshocker [dot] com>
Date: 18 1998 14:34
Subject: Re: transparent flash movie


>Hi,
>I followed the link
>http://www.trollop.com/people/raven/flash/butterfly.html
>but saw nothing just a white screen.
>I use Netscape Comm 4
>Martin Korevaar
>
>Raven Victoria Erebus wrote:
>
>> Marko Z wrote:
>> >
>> > hi there all.
>> >
>> > i'm working on a project where I'd like to be able to take advantage of
>> > the transparent flash movie within dhtml in IE4 on a PC with the
>> > "special" active x control. i've looked in every obvious place on the
>> > web and found the correct code (wmode) and an explanation of how great
>> > the feature is (dhtmlzone.com) but nowhere does anyone say how it works
>> > within flash.
>> >
>> > what i want to know is how the browser selects a transparent color from
>> > the .swf file, or more importantly, do all i have to is select a solid
>> > color background from my modify movie menu, and IE4'll take care of the
>> > rest, is it based on the first pixel like gif animation?
>> >
>> > anyone who has experience doing this, or anyone at macromedia who might
>> > know, i would just like to know what's going to happen before I send
the
>> > file to my programmer so I can be sure that i've done my part.
>> >
>> > thanks a ton for any info out there.
>>
>> the background will be transparent, you don't need to do anything
>> special with it.
>>
>> you can look at my silly example:
>>
>> http://www.trollop.com/people/raven/flash/butterfly.html
>> http://www.trollop.com/people/raven/flash/butterfly.swf
>>
>> if you look click on the swf by itself you'll see that the movie has a
>> normal background, while in the html it is transparent.
>>
>> ra
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