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Using JavaScript to Control the Shockwave Flash Player

One of the more popular types of multimedia content to include in a Web page is content created for Shockwave using one of Macromedia's applications, such as Macromedia Director, Authorware, or FreeHand. Typically, Shockwave content is displayed using the Macromedia Shockwave Flash Player. This free player gives the user a number of options for viewing the content.

You can also make use of the methods of the Shockwave Flash Player to control precisely how your Shockwave for Director movie, for example, appears to your users. This is done by including JavaScripts that respond to timers or user input to control the display of your movie through the Flash Player. Following is a list of some of the more useful methods available from the Shockwave Flash Player:


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