Reference Flash.Cab file directly from NotesDatabase

This tip demonstrates how to retrieve the flash.cab file from the notesdatabase if the user does not have Internet access (incase of an Intranet site.)

Put this on the form as pass-through
Replace the path with the path of the database containing the object

Download the object from the marcomedia Web site.

Put the movie and the retrieved swflash.cab in the imageresource. (use *.* as the fieldname to see all files)

<OBJECT classid="clsid:D27CDB6E-AE6D-11cf-96B8-444553540000"
codebase="/path/db.nsf/swflash.cab?OpenImageResource#version=5,0,0,0" WIDTH=400 HEIGHT=250> <PARAM NAME=movie VALUE="nameofMovie.swf"> <PARAM NAME=quality VALUE=high>

This was first published in May 2002

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