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Thread: Vertically centering an SWF?

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    Vertically centering an SWF?

    Okay, I've got a Flash movie in an HTML page. The SWF is 590px high, and 100% wide. That is, 100% of the HTML page's width, which makes the movie centered horizontally, but I can't figure out how to have it centered vertically. If I make the hieght 100%, it doesn't work properly in all browsers.

    Help?

    I think you should visit my site.

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    Hi, this is something Ive done to center flash on my sites photolog: http://www.untitled-project.com/photolog/ (view source to see)

    Add this CSS in the head:
    <style type="text/css">
    html, body {
    width:100%;
    height:100%;
    padding:0;
    margin:0;
    background-color:#EAE7DF;
    }
    </style>

    And in the body:

    <table width="100%" height="100%" border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0">
    <tr>
    <td align="center" valign="middle"><object classid="clsid27CDB6E-AE6D-11cf-96B8-444553540000" codebase="http://download.macromedia.com/pub/shockwave/cabs/flash/swflash.cab#version=6,0,29,0" width="100%" height="500">
    <param name="menu" value="false">
    <param name="movie" value="imageVue.swf">
    <param name="quality" value="high">
    <param name="BGCOLOR" value="#EAE7DF">
    <param name="FLASHVARS" value="">
    <embed src="imageVue.swf" width="100%" height="500" menu="false" quality="high" pluginspage="http://www.macromedia.com/go/getflashplayer" type="application/x-shockwave-flash" bgcolor="#EAE7DF" flashvars=""></embed></object>
    </td>
    </tr>
    </table>


    That should do it
    R

  3. #3
    Thanks so much. That's EXACTLY what I'm looking for.

    For your third (non-Random) post ever, that was extremely helpful

    I think you should visit my site.

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