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Inserting Flash


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14 April 2008 at 1:48pm Community Member, 94 Posts

I have managed to quite successfully upload a small Flash object, that I knew used to work, and still does, on my own local computer. However, I am having a lot of trouble inserting it.

When clicking the Flash f button in the toolbar along the top, I receive the Flash panel on the right hand side of the screen.

I find and click on the Flash content I would like to insert and then I add in the dimensions of the Flash object. I click the button, 'Insert Flash' and a gel button with a 'f' on it appears in the content, to the same dimensions as I have added in.

However, upon saving and publishing, absolutely nothing happens.

What am I doing wrong?


17 April 2008 at 7:13am Community Member, 89 Posts

Hello i have the same thing!

make following tasks!
1. upload swf File to /uploads (be shure file is uploaded)
2. open Page,
4. Button insert Flash browse on the right side to Flash File
5. mark with cursor (size change to right size)
6. Insert clicking
7. Save Page and publish

I have the same on my website!



7 November 2008 at 4:42am Community Member, 30 Posts

I have managed to upload flash into the framework with relative ease, although I am having difficultly aligning it. As soon as I do it becomes an img tag. Can anyone help?

Many thanks



8 November 2008 at 6:06am Community Member, 30 Posts

Also I've just noticed that if you try to add any additional properties to the flash, ie doing it manually in the HTML editor, it doesn't save the changes.

Please help somebody. Or at least let me know if your having the same trouble.


8 November 2008 at 6:58am 121 Posts

See this:


9 November 2008 at 1:37am (Last edited: 9 November 2008 1:38am), Community Member, 36 Posts

hi Katb,
I had the same problem, The solution was to give permissions to the folder:

assets (chmod 777)

and then try again with the steps that he said stooni.

Another solution would be:

you should have the file in the folder: templates
and upload your flash to the folder: images
Decide where you place it after the </head>

here what you call your flash, example:

<object height="327" width="709" codebase=",0,29,0" classid="clsid:D27CDB6E-AE6D-11cf-96B8-444553540000">
<param value="../images/ejemplo.swf" name="movie"/>
<param value="high" name="quality"/>
<param value="false" name="menu"/>
<param value="transparent" name="wmode"/>
<embed height="327" width="709" type="application/x-shockwave-flash" pluginspage="" menu="false" quality="high" wmode="transparent" src="../images/ejemplo.swf"/>

I hope that what solutions
I feel sorry for my bad English


11 November 2008 at 1:26am Community Member, 30 Posts

I did the change to the java as suggested in the wiki, but that still wont allow me to change the alignment of the Flash, it just keeps stripping out the HTML.

Rube_25 - I'm afraid that I don't really know what you mean?

Any ideas ?


12 November 2008 at 2:32am Community Member, 30 Posts

Surely there must be a simple way of doing this. What do people do when inserting flash? Do they just have it in the text with no wrapping and spacing. Am I missing a trick somewhere.