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autoplay sound across N4/IE

Posted on 1998-10-05
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how can I fix this page, confident that my sound will play on both N4 and IE?  works on IE not on Netscape. the page is at:
http://www.williamsteffey.com/snow1.htm   
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Question by:lucid7
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by:MasseyM
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The code you have now work perfectly... No problems at all on both IE4.x and NS4.x

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by:lucid7
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in my NS4, pref/nav/applications:
extension: WAV
file type: audio/x-wav
handled by: MSPLAYER2
but it's still not working.  what can i do? and is the average NS4 surfer going to hear these sounds without reconfiguring their browser?   thank you very much for your time.

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by:Rodzilla
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if you already have the sound for IE and it werks...its simple...you can create a background sound for pages that will be viewed with netscape by following these instructions
OK you have your Netscape sound HTML already(hopefully) now just add "AUTOSTART=true" to that..if disired type "LOOP=n"...n equaling the number of times..if you want it to play over and over it should be "LOOP=true".it should look like this

<EMBED SRC="sound.url" AUTOSTART=true LOOP=true>
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MasseyM earned 30 total points
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IF the users browser is setup incorrectly, there is NOTHING you can do to make it work... I have plain installations of both IE & NS and like I said, both worked perfectly fine...
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by:lucid7
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ok- as long as the problem is on my end (probably sound card dilemma between all my A/V programs) then it's cool.  if it works for the masses, fine by me.  thanks everybody.  sometime check out my site from the front. www.williamsteffey.com   

enjoy and thanks again,
Bill
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