Flash and IE … grrrr !

I was struggling lately with some Flash which I couldn't get to work on IE, no matter which version.
It finally turned out to be linked to a wrong clsid attribute value in the object tag.

This worked for me:

< object classid="clsid:D27CDB6E-AE6D-11cf-96B8-444553540000" 
codebase="http://www.adobe.com/shockwave/download/"
width="640" height="480" title="Program" id="progamID" >

This did not work:

classid="clsid:166B1BCA-3F9C-11CF-8075-444553540000"

Now these class attributes were generated by Dreamweaver and I don't really have good understanding what they stand for; but the puzzling thing was that this attribute apparently affects browsers differently.

On the way to this solution I passed to several sites on the matter of using Flash on websites:

On publishing Flash with the help of Javascript:

Posted on 31 Aug 2010 · (0) Comments ·
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