June 16, 2001 - Detecting the Frame Number
June 16, 2001|
Detecting the Frame Number
Tips: June 2001
Yehuda Shiran, Ph.D.
flashcheck2.js does exactly this, as well as other stuff. For example, it checks whether a Flash player exists (Flash plug-in or ActiveX control), and whether its version is higher than the minimum required by the application.
TCurrentFrame()Flash method to find out the frame number that is currently playing. The syntax is simple:
The method returns the number of the current frame for the timeline specified by
timeline. The returned frame number is zero-based. Play around with the following links, and find out during the movie, which frame is currently on. Play it to the end and find out the last frame:
Here is the source code: