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Tech Tip: 4D supports the use of flash graphics in web pages
Published On: April 20, 2001
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Using 4D's built in web server, you can send pages that contain embedded flash animations. An HTML page is required to correctly display a Flash movie in a browser. This HTML page must contain tags that reference the actual Flash movie file to be opened and played. These tags are the OBJECT and EMBED tags. The OBJECT tag is used by Internet Explorer on Windows and the EMBED is used by Netscape Navigator (Macintosh and Windows) and Internet Explorer (Macintosh) to direct the browser to load the Flash Player. Internet Explorer on Windows uses an ActiveX control to play Flash content while all other browser and platform combinations use the Netscape Plug-in technology to play Flash content. 4D will serve an HTML page with flash graphics like any other HTML page.