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Chapter 14. Publishing to Shockwave > Using Xtras in Shockwave

Using Xtras in Shockwave

You've already seen how to use Xtras in standard Director movies and projectors, but using them in Shockwave is a bit different. Because of the security limitations imposed on Shockwave movies, not all Xtras are considered Shockwave safe. Specifically, Xtras that can access the user hard drive or have access to the OS are generally considered not Shockwave safe.

Although many of the common Xtras supplied by Macromedia are installed when the Shockwave plug-in is installed, any third-party Xtras you use will need to be enabled for downloading to the end user's system. Luckily, this is a simple process and requires only a couple of steps.


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