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Thread: Flash Detection Kit not working on Mac?

  1. #1

    Flash Detection Kit not working on Mac?

    Hi,
    Can anyone tell me why this site www.thepapalegroup.com isnt working with IE or Safari on a Mac? Basically just an image i have on the index page shows up nothing else, no flash nor any get flash html? And when i right click it has "Movie not loaded" grayed out? Here is the code im using below:


    <html lang="en">
    <head>
    <meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=iso-8859-1" />
    <script language="JavaScript" type="text/javascript">
    <!--
    // -----------------------------------------------------------------------------
    // Globals
    // Major version of Flash required
    var requiredMajorVersion = 8;
    // Minor version of Flash required
    var requiredMinorVersion = 0;
    // Minor version of Flash required
    var requiredRevision = 0;
    // the version of javascript supported
    var jsVersion = 1.0;
    // -----------------------------------------------------------------------------
    // -->
    </script>
    <script language="VBScript" type="text/vbscript">
    <!-- // Visual basic helper required to detect Flash Player ActiveX control version information
    Function VBGetSwfVer(i)
    on error resume next
    Dim swControl, swVersion
    swVersion = 0

    set swControl = CreateObject("ShockwaveFlash.ShockwaveFlash." + CStr(i))
    if (IsObject(swControl)) then
    swVersion = swControl.GetVariable("$version")
    end if
    VBGetSwfVer = swVersion
    End Function
    // -->
    </script>
    <script language="JavaScript1.1" type="text/javascript">
    <!-- // Detect Client Browser type
    var isIE = (navigator.appVersion.indexOf("MSIE") != -1) ? true : false;
    var isWin = (navigator.appVersion.toLowerCase().indexOf("win") != -1) ? true : false;
    var isOpera = (navigator.userAgent.indexOf("Opera") != -1) ? true : false;
    jsVersion = 1.1;
    // JavaScript helper required to detect Flash Player PlugIn version information
    function JSGetSwfVer(i){
    // NS/Opera version >= 3 check for Flash plugin in plugin array
    if (navigator.plugins != null && navigator.plugins.length > 0) {
    if (navigator.plugins["Shockwave Flash 2.0"] || navigator.plugins["Shockwave Flash"]) {
    var swVer2 = navigator.plugins["Shockwave Flash 2.0"] ? " 2.0" : "";
    var flashDescription = navigator.plugins["Shockwave Flash" + swVer2].description;
    descArray = flashDescription.split(" ");
    tempArrayMajor = descArray[2].split(".");
    versionMajor = tempArrayMajor[0];
    versionMinor = tempArrayMajor[1];
    if ( descArray[3] != "" ) {
    tempArrayMinor = descArray[3].split("r");
    } else {
    tempArrayMinor = descArray[4].split("r");
    }
    versionRevision = tempArrayMinor[1] > 0 ? tempArrayMinor[1] : 0;
    flashVer = versionMajor + "." + versionMinor + "." + versionRevision;
    } else {
    flashVer = -1;
    }
    }
    // MSN/WebTV 2.6 supports Flash 4
    else if (navigator.userAgent.toLowerCase().indexOf("webtv/2.6") != -1) flashVer = 4;
    // WebTV 2.5 supports Flash 3
    else if (navigator.userAgent.toLowerCase().indexOf("webtv/2.5") != -1) flashVer = 3;
    // older WebTV supports Flash 2
    else if (navigator.userAgent.toLowerCase().indexOf("webtv" ) != -1) flashVer = 2;
    // Can't detect in all other cases
    else {

    flashVer = -1;
    }
    return flashVer;
    }
    // When called with reqMajorVer, reqMinorVer, reqRevision returns true if that version or greater is available
    function DetectFlashVer(reqMajorVer, reqMinorVer, reqRevision)
    {
    reqVer = parseFloat(reqMajorVer + "." + reqRevision);
    // loop backwards through the versions until we find the newest version
    for (i=25;i>0;i--) {
    if (isIE && isWin && !isOpera) {
    versionStr = VBGetSwfVer(i);
    } else {
    versionStr = JSGetSwfVer(i);
    }
    if (versionStr == -1 ) {
    return false;
    } else if (versionStr != 0) {
    if(isIE && isWin && !isOpera) {
    tempArray = versionStr.split(" ");
    tempString = tempArray[1];
    versionArray = tempString .split(",");
    } else {
    versionArray = versionStr.split(".");
    }
    versionMajor = versionArray[0];
    versionMinor = versionArray[1];
    versionRevision = versionArray[2];

    versionString = versionMajor + "." + versionRevision; // 7.0r24 == 7.24
    versionNum = parseFloat(versionString);
    // is the major.revision >= requested major.revision AND the minor version >= requested minor
    if ( (versionMajor > reqMajorVer) && (versionNum >= reqVer) ) {
    return true;
    } else {
    return ((versionNum >= reqVer && versionMinor >= reqMinorVer) ? true : false );
    }
    }
    }
    }
    // -->
    </script>
    </head>
    <body bgcolor="#000000">
    <table width="900" height="100%" border="0" align="center" cellpadding="5" cellspacing="5">
    <tr>
    <td valign="middle" align="center">
    <script language="JavaScript" type="text/javascript">
    <!--
    // Version check based upon the values entered above in "Globals"
    var hasReqestedVersion = DetectFlashVer(requiredMajorVersion, requiredMinorVersion, requiredRevision);

    // Check to see if the version meets the requirements for playback
    if (hasReqestedVersion) { // if we've detected an acceptable version
    var oeTags = '<object classid="clsid:D27CDB6E-AE6D-11cf-96B8-444553540000"'
    + 'width="900" height="600"'
    + 'codebase="http://download.macromedia.com/pub/shockwave/cabs/flash/swflash.cab">'
    + '<param name="movie" value="intro-typewriter.swf" /><param name="quality" value="high" /><param name="bgcolor" value="#000000" />'
    + '<embed src="example.swf" quality="high" bgcolor="#000000" '
    + 'width="900" height="600" name="intro-typewriter" aligh="middle"'
    + 'play="true"'
    + 'loop="false"'
    + 'quality="high"'
    + 'allowScriptAccess="sameDomain"'
    + 'type="application/x-shockwave-flash"'
    + 'pluginspage="http://www.macromedia.com/go/getflashplayer">'
    + '<\/embed>'
    + '<\/object>';
    document.write(oeTags); // embed the Flash Content SWF when all tests are passed
    } else { // flash is too old or we can't detect the plugin
    var alternateContent = '<font face="Verdana" color="#FFFFFF">In order to view this site you need Macromedia Flash Player 8.<br><br><br>'
    + '<a href=http://www.macromedia.com/go/getflash/>Get Flash Player 8</a><br><br><br><br></font>';
    document.write(alternateContent); // insert non-flash content
    }
    // -->
    </script>
    <noscript>
    // Provide alternate content for browsers that do not support scripting
    // or for those that have scripting disabled.
    <font face="Verdana" color="#FFFFFF">In order to view this site you need Macromedia Flash Player 8.<br><br><br>
    <a href=http://www.macromedia.com/go/getflash/>Get Flash Player 8</a><br><br><br></font>
    </noscript>
    <br>
    <img src="images/pde-white-logo.gif"> </td>
    </tr>
    </table>
    </body>
    <div align="center"></div>
    </html>


    I pretty much copy and paste from the flash detection kit i found on this site. Any ideas? Its working great on PC's though.
    thx

  2. #2
    Can anyone tell me if they can even view my site on a mac?

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