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Shockwave and Flash

Shockwave and Flash Player are Netscape plug-ins, but you get more up-front ability to set their attributes by using the Insert > Media > Shockwave and Insert > Media > Flash tools. Director, Flash, and Dreamweaver are developed by Macromedia, after all, and integration of the three is one of Dreamweaver's big selling points.

To insert a Shockwave or Flash file:

1.
In the Document window, click to place the insertion point at the place on the page where you want the Shockwave or Flash movie to appear.

2.
From the Document window menu bar, select Insert > Media > Shockwave or Insert > Media > Flash.

or

Click on the Insert Shockwave or Insert Flash button on the Common panel of the Objects panel .

3.
The Select Shockwave or Select Flash dialog box will appear (Figure 7.28). Locate the file on your computer. Click on Open when you find the file.

Figure 7.28. Choose a .DCR, .DIR, or .DXR file (Shockwave) or a .SWF, .SPL, or .SWT (Shockwave Flash Template) file from your computer.


4.
When the filename of the movie appears in the File name text box, click on OK. The dialog box will close and an icon will appear in the Document window .


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