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Play .MID file & display .JPG automatically while opening .HTML

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I wanted to send a html file to my friend by email on his birthday:

1. The file may contain a .JPG picture
2. The file also may contain a .MID sound file
3. Play .MID while he open the file

Would you please teach me how to make such file easily?
What tools should I used (better to use shareware or Office 97)?

Or, do you have any comment on greeting my friend's birthday on the net?

Thank you.
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use Netscape Communicator or Microsoft Outlook Express (if your friend uses a similar email program). There, you can easily include a JPG and a MID in your mails - just use drag&drop.
Please leave me a comment if your want more on this and please do include the email program of your choice.
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How can play the .mid file automatically?
Moreover, does it work if he don't ms word as email editor?
Thanks.

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I presume your friend is using a browser to open the HTML file. To play the midi file automatically after opening the HTML file, type in <bgsound src="file_name.mid" loop="infinite" autostart=true> in your HTML source. autostart=true is the part that determines the automatically playing of the midi file.

I might have misunderstood your question.
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Auggy, thanks.
Martike, I prefere your method that send the URL of my ISP server to my friend. However, if as you said that "bgsound" code not work with all browsers, what should I do?
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st,

Oops, goofed. It should read:

     <A HREF="Your_Midi.mid"><IMG SRC="Your_JPG.jpg" HSPACE=10 VSPACE=15 BORDER=3 HEIGHT=500 WIDTH=414></A></CENTER>

Steve


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