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OKIGiveIn
10-19-2006, 07:06 AM
Hi All

I am the first to admit I have no knowledge whatsoever about Flash BUT I have a basic knowledge of html and javascript (very basic).

I am trying to edit an existing site that calls up a small flash movie window.

On slower connections this window appears to hang while it is loading the movie.

Is it possible to have a "Loading" caption come on the screen or better still a progress bar?

I have no specific tools for flash so if it requires one to work it won't be possible with my current finances.

Thanks in advance

tech_support
10-19-2006, 07:24 AM
http://www.kirupa.com/developer/mx/loading.htm

OKIGiveIn
10-19-2006, 03:13 PM
http://www.kirupa.com/developer/mx/loading.htm
Thanks for the fast response.

Unfortunately, my reading of the tutorial page you referred me to seems to assume that I have some kind of flash programming tool, which, as I have already mentioned I do not.

If I have misunderstood the tutorial please explain.

BLiZZaRD
10-21-2006, 10:42 AM
Can you download? Adobe has a trial version of Flash 8 in which you can download and use to edit your file to include a preloader :)

<edit> forgot the link, sorry:

http://www.adobe.com/downloads/

scroll down till you see Macromedia Flash Professional 8 and click "try" sign up as a member (free) and download the trial version.

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