June 21, 2001 - Detecting a Flash Movie's Progress
June 21, 2001|
Detecting a Flash Movie's Progress
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.
TGetProperty()Flash method to get attributes of the Flash movie. One of the properties is
CURRENT FRAME. You may get this property, but you cannot set it. The
CURRENT FRAMEproperty designates the current frame of the movie. You can get Flash properties by their sequence numbers. You get a property like this:
CURRENT FRAMEproperty is no.
4, so you get its value by going:
Play the following movie by clicking the
Playlink. Get the
CURRENT FRAMEof the movie by clicking the
Get CURRENT FRAMElink:
Here is the source code: