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Thread: Flash Movie detecting its own web adress...

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    Flash Movie detecting its own web adress...

    Hi,


    I was just wondering if it was possible for a flash movie to detect the webpage it is being displayed on without any server side help?

    For example, if I had a movie on the page:

    "www.kirupa.com/a/mymovie.html" (imaginary link; does not work)

    How would I be able to get the link adress,"www.kirupa.com/a/mymovie.html" detected inside the flash movie while its running?

    For anyone who knows PHP, it would be similiar to "$PHP_SELF" function

    Is this possible?


    Many thanks in advance! =-]

    - PlyWooD
    <?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p></o:p>
    HTML Code:
    
    
    <o:p></o:p>

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    This worked for me, assuming that the name of the HTML file is the same as the name of the swf:
    Code:
    var HTML = _root._url.split(".swf").join(".html");
    Of course, if you have access to PHP, a better choice would be to pass the value of $PHP_SELF along to the Flash movie with FlashVars.
    Wait, what?

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