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Post by swtchocolate on March 13th 2013, 6:46 pm

Where can I upload swf files to use on my forum. I tried one site, but because the site they use to allow to view it does not work, so my game turned up white instead of the game coming up.

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Post by Sanket on March 13th 2013, 6:48 pm

Register on a free hosting site like bravenet.com & then upload the swf file there.

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Post by swtchocolate on March 13th 2013, 6:54 pm

why do i have to do all of that. am i not able to just upload it here. in the forums it accepts it but just doesnt upload right.

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Post by Sanket on March 13th 2013, 7:04 pm

Here it will add as a attachment.

It cannot be used in a html code to display it. Is this a question or a suggestion?

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Post by swtchocolate on March 13th 2013, 8:02 pm

is there any way to turn it into an html code in order to use it.

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Post by Sanket on March 13th 2013, 8:07 pm

Nopes, i don't think so.

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Post by swtchocolate on March 13th 2013, 8:46 pm

i tried to add the swf file as an attachment and it came up white.

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Post by musket on March 13th 2013, 9:20 pm

Or you could use dropbox.com ... substitute the www.dropbox.com to dl-web.dropbox.com(file location here)to download files ..instructions are on the site and it hosts SWF files Smile eg

Code:
 <center><embed src="https://dl-web.dropbox.com/get/Photos/Sample%20Album/simon%27s%20blue.swf?w=AACqVQOzhPSbHEsvmKR_AqIGsFRhaTDsUeV6LQYok9IX5w" width="600" height="90" /></center>

Just click on the SWF file in your dropbox web folder and it will show up on your browser ...Then copy the URL from the top of the browser as an address for the file Smile

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Post by Sanket on March 14th 2013, 1:43 pm

Are you sure that would work? I don't think it will. Confused

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Post by musket on March 14th 2013, 7:08 pm

Well it's what I use for the banners of one of my forums Smile

ie http://help.forumotion.com/t94759-simons-forum#796972 check the first post

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Post by Sanket on March 14th 2013, 7:20 pm

Which Banner musket? Can you post a screenshot?

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Post by musket on March 14th 2013, 7:37 pm

When I copied it back from the Simons forum generalities I got the above code

I rechecked it and it works



Original code posting a flash with the message editor.... I checked both on one of my my forums [Language] a message...either works

Code:
[flash(600,90)]https://dl-web.dropbox.com/get/Photos/Sample%20Album/simon%27s%20blue.swf?w=AACqVQOzhPSbHEsvmKR_AqIGsFRhaTDsUeV6LQYok9IX5w[/flash]




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Post by Sanket on March 14th 2013, 7:40 pm

I don't see it anywhere on the forum. Can you post the exact location in the screenshot? Like above the forum or where?

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Post by musket on March 14th 2013, 7:46 pm



this is what I get when viewing Smile

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Post by Sanket on March 14th 2013, 7:49 pm

I don't see those flash files. Wink

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Post by musket on March 14th 2013, 7:51 pm


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Post by Sanket on March 14th 2013, 7:55 pm

There is just a blank space.
http://awesomescreenshot.com/00611pgj6b

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Post by musket on March 14th 2013, 8:03 pm



Maybe it only shows to the sender Laughing

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Post by Sanket on March 14th 2013, 8:11 pm

The above one works for me.
The url if ends in .swf, it shall work. Thats what I noticed.

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Post by musket on March 14th 2013, 8:32 pm


Code:
[flash(600,90)]https://dl.dropbox.com/s/d5ic58mw3nhrp2d/simon%27s%20blue.swf[/flash]


That should work then :wouhou:

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Post by swtchocolate on March 15th 2013, 12:47 am

if i use dropbox in which i do have an account with, how would i put the link on my forum

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Post by Sanket on March 15th 2013, 8:01 am

This is being moved to Other Problems since it is a support question.

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Post by swtchocolate on March 15th 2013, 2:56 pm

it doesnt matter, i fixed my problem. you can move it. let people know that in order to add swf files, dont upload it via the forum but use dropbox. upload to dropbox, open up the file and copy, go to your forum and it the flash icon and enter the url of the dropbox swf file. it will appear on the forum.

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Post by Sanket on March 15th 2013, 3:19 pm

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