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Frontpage 2003 Flash Tutorial

How to embed a Flash file into Microsoft Frontpage 2003

Adding a custom-made Flash animation to Microsoft Frontpage 2003 is a snap. By following these simple steps, you will be up and running in no time at all and impressing all of your visitors with your talents! First create your Flash movie, and copy and paste the SWF file and TXT file to the same directory where the HTML file resides that will contain the SWF file.

1. Open Frontpage
2. Select the HTML page into which you want to insert the animation, or start from scratch and open a new page.
3. Save the HTML file to your website directory
4. In Microsoft Frontpage 2003, Choose 'Insert | Picture | Movie in Flash Format' from the menu bar and select the file. It will look like this in the page:

5. Right click on the Flash file in the page, select to 'Play Movie in Flash Format', which will play it in design mode without switching views.

6. Right click on the Flash file and select 'Movie in Flash Format Properties' which will allow you to change the size, transparency, background colors and quality of the movie from the 'Appearance' tab.
7. The 'General' properties tab lets you specify whether the Flash movie can loop, auto play or to show menu on the file when it's viewed on the web.

8. Save the page and publish the files to your remote server.
9. There you have it, a nice simple way to add a little extra pizzazz to your presentation!



11. in case you are using different dimensions then the default settings you must also add the scale no border tag to the html code in Frontpage