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What issues are you having with the SWF file?
I am not sure how to place it into an html snippet in my iwebpage. I am using a local folder
You would use the following code to simply insert the SWF video file:<EMBED SRC="HTTP://YOURWEBSITE.COM/NAMEofFILE.SWF">
It is simple as that. The swf file is treated just like any other media object (image, video, etc).
Do I only need that one line of script?
That is correct
do you already have the object online somewhere? or the page?
<embed src="http://YourDomainName.com/yourFolderHere/Teal Tea Stories Slide Show(0).swf">
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yes. I guess I should try it now. I have been trying to solve this for about 2 weeks. All the forums suggest this long script and for me to replace a couple of lines with my url.
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I don't have the object on the live page, because I can't get it to work. I have it running in quicktime live, but the foundation needs it in flash.
I tried pasting <EMBED SRC="HTTP://www.tealtea.com/Teal Tea Stories Slide Show.swf"> into the snippet and all I got was a white box
One moment, please.
That swf file does not exist.
Did you already copy it to your server?
I guess not. I am not using mobileme so how would I do that? When I am finished making changes to my webpages I publish to ftp server
You will have to copy the swf file to the server.
sorry for the stupid question, but how do I do that. The website sends everything to the ftp server when I hit upload. Do I try uploading the website, or is there some other way to send just the swf file to the server?
No such thing as a stupid question :)Yes, please upload the website.
okay. well. it is only showing a white box where I placed the snippet with the file code.
Yes, that is because you are pointing it to a swf file on the internet that has not been copied there, yet.
Please, upload the site.
I have uploaded it to the local folder and then to the ftp server. It is still a white box.
I uploaded the whole website via local folder and ftp server. Do I need to place that swf file with my hositing site somehow?
The swf file just needs to be located on your hosting site somewhere
The swf file is not at the following location: HTTP://www.tealtea.com/Teal Tea Stories Slide Show.swf
Were you able to copy it?
If I copy it, where do I place it? Do I log onto my hosting site which is 1&1?
Yes, you can do that. All you have to do is copy it to any location on your site and know where it is located.
I have logged onto 1&1, where would be the best place to upload or place it?
It truly does not matter which folder you copy it to.
You just need to know in which folder it is located.
I had to log back on under firefox.
Okay I went under webspace & access, webspace explorer, teal tea should I hit upload or will that effect the site or should I just try too copy and paste
You can just copy and paste that one SWF file
I doesn't seem to want me to copy. I can't open the file, it says there is no application set to open the document
Ok, you do not need to open the file.
Please, just copy it to the site.
how do I copy it? i hit command c and then in my hosting site i try Command P under the website folder it does nothing.
Command V is to is for pasting.
I'm sorry I meant command V
Right click the file and choose COPY. Right click the website folder area and choose PASTE
I dropped it into my website folder that goes over to 1 and 1 I will try to upload the site again to see if that makes a difference
When you dropped it into the website folder, did it copy?
it didn't work. and it looks like it didn't copy it moved it.
I made a copy to put back on my hard drive
I am not familiar with 1&1 hosting.
You have changed that line of code correct? Please, upload the site to the website as you normally do.
I changed it in the beginning of our session. I will upload the site again.
still just a white box.
Ok, it did upload?
The http://www.tealtea.com/Teal%20Tea%20Stories%20Slide%20Show.swf file still does not exist.
This is a simple two step process.1) Add the line of code I gave you2) Copy the SWF file and the new html page to the server
<EMBED SRC="HTTP://YOURWEBSITE.COM/NAMEofFILE.SWF"> this is the code you gave me.
That is the example code.
You replace the http://xxxx...xxxx./xxx.swf" file with your filename.
<EMBED SRC="HTTP://tealtea.com/Teal Tea Stories Slide Show.swf"> does this look right. Is it case sensitive?
the Command is not case sensitive
<EMBED SRC="HTTP://www.tealtea.com/Teal Tea Stories Slide Show.swf"> this is what I currently have in the snippet
You must copy the SWF file to the server before it will work.
by server are you meaning my hosting company?
I assume you are using Mac Os X, correct?
Do you think uploading only the swf file to my hosting company should work. Yes Mac OsX
Yes, please upload the Swf file.
I would think it would upload when I publish the page. It updates all my changes every time I publish a page. I haven't had to upload anything to their site since the first day I published the site
Then you must use their software to "insert" the Swf.
the swf file is in the teal tea foundation folder on the hosting site
does that help?
You said that the swf file is in the teal tea foundation folder. Is that folder online?
What is the address? (example: http://tealtea.com/foldersomething/*****.swf
I'm sorry. I put it in the Administration folder under web space & access webspace explorer, teal tea, teal tea foundation folder. It is in the folder with with all the html files and folders
Please, give me that folder.
What is the name of the foldrer?
I found it
Ok, i found it, but it is not fully there.
it is only about 64 kilobytes in size.
i am so lost right now
Please, do not be. All we must do is copy one file to the server.
i haven't been able to figure out how to
In the 1&1 Webspace explorer, all you must do is copy that file from your computer to the server.
you want me to copy a file FROM the 1&1 webspace explorer?
Do I click on the swf file and click download?
I do not understand.
All you must do is copy FROM the computer, TO the server.
Copy that one SWF file and we will be done.
I thought that's what I already did.
In the webspace explorer, do you see the copy button? Copy from computer to webserver.
How big is the swf file?
I see the copy button!!! The file size is 61911
That is a problem.
The file size should be a bit larger.
If I click on the copy button it is selecting the entire website. shouldn't it just be the one file? If I double click the one swf file there is an option to download
The original movie is larger than 7,000,000.The swf file should be a lot larger than 61911
I am able to see the swf file that is currently on the site.
But there is nothing "in" the swf file. Are you able to open that SWF file on your Mac?
If you cannot open on your mac, then it will not be 'openable' anywhere.
There was a problem when it was converted from the MOV file to the SWF file
The software I used said that it was complete. I just assumed it was fine since I had nothing to compare it to
That is understandable.
Please, convert the MOV file once more.
it says there is no application set to open the document
i have the software open to convert the current video settings are: width 640 height 480 encoder FLV Video Bitrate 512 kbps frame rate fps
Ok. What other encoder options do you have? Other than FLV?
Do you have a SWF option?
the next screen says generate FLV, Generate SWF, embed the video in SWF and play in timeline, Play the created external FLV file progressively, generate HTML, generate thumbnail. ( all are checked except for embed teh video in SWF and play in timeline.
Choose the GENERATE SWF option
should I deselect generate FLV, deselect generate HTML, deselect generate thumbnail
should I select embed the video in swf and play in timeline rather than selecting play the created external FLV file progressively?
Deselect generate flv, generate html, & thumbnail.Select embed the video in swf
okay. shall I convert now?
it says all conversion tasks have finished
How big is the resulting SWF file?
it says 5.3 MB and it says that I can't open it
It says to search for an application that can open this file
Is this hopeless?
That is better
5.3 MB is what I was looking for.
Please, upload that new swf file to your hosting site.
We are almost done here.
I have to pick up my 4 children from school. I will be back in about 1/2 hour. How do I continue this session?
You can log back into the site and pull up this chat session.
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okay. talk to you soon
Have you uploaded the new 5.3MB swf file to the webserver?
I'm working on it, it seems to be running slow
Ok, thank you
i logged out and logged back in, but it still seems to be thinking
Ok, what does that mean?
Was the file uploaded?
Was it uploaded to the same location?
i havent been able to upload it
That is what needs to be done now.
You need to upload that file before we can continue.
i beleive the correct one is now uploaded
I deleted the old one since I was having some trouble
What is the link to that swf file, please?
it is working now
Insert the following line of code in your page:<embed src="http://tealtea.com/Teal_Teal_Foundation/Teal%20Tea%20Stories%20Slide%20Show.swf">
And you will be good to go
You may wish to add other values, such as width and height
Example:<embed src="http://tealtea.com/Teal_Teal_Foundation/Teal%20Tea%20Stories%20Slide%20Show.swf" width="640px" height="480px">
I finally see the slideshow with your script. Wonderful! However It is very small, How do I get it larger
The actual video?
You can edit the width and height values.
in order for it to appear bigger on the website, do I change the values in the code, or do I have to change that in the original file during the converting stage
Change it in the code
If you want it larger, just increase the values of width & height
640 by 480 is a bit too big how do I decrease while keeping it in proportion
You change the width & height values.
if I wish to remove the slider at the bottom I assume I would have to do that before or during converting? I wasn't sure what it was going to look like.
That is correct, you just do that when you create it.
But you have all of the tools and know how now.
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How is that coming along? Are you recreating the SWF file?
I was going to recreate it without the background. sorry the kids have distracted me
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i have the new file uploaded. how shall i apply it
Just insert the code into your page, linking to the new swf file.
That is all.
what part of the code would be changed?
I deleted the old swf file and put the new one in its place so wouldn't it be the same code?
That is correcrt
No code needs to be changed then
All you must refresh the page.\
it seems to still be the older version.
if you deleted the old file as you said, then copied the new one, it will not show the older version.
In any case, you may close this question now because the main problem has been resolved.
You can always come back to the chat session if you need further help with this problem.
if i close it now i can come back to this exact spot
Thank you, XXXXX XXXXX Thank you! XXXXX can't seem to get the newer version loaded.
Delete the current one. Then copy over the new one, that is all you must do.