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How do I insert a .wmv video clip in my Dreamweaver page?

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Hi,
 I am not clear how to insert a .wmv video clip to my web page using Dreamweaver.
 I need some guidance, quickly, please.
 Thanks.
_Esam
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by:humeniuk
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Here's a fairly detailed explanation on how to do this -  http://www.mcse.ms/message1090150.html.
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by:_Esam
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I tried this, doesn't work...
It shows up not in the separate window, but on the left side of the window....
Something to do with the settings of the machine.

_Esam
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by:_Esam
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THe embed code is:
<embed src="../Media/Videos/test.wmv" width="338" height="300"></embed>

the javascript is:

<script language="javascript1.2" type="text/javascript">
function setFilePath(fileurl)  {
var player=document.getElementById("mediaplayer");
player.URL=fileurl;
player.controls.play();
}

Let me know...

_Esam
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Esopo earned 500 total points
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You should use a combination of <object> and <embed> tags to reach a broader audience.

Here are two easy links you should read:

- The nice explanation of your alternatives
http://www.fluffbucket.com/html/videolink.htm

- Down to business code
http://www.computerhope.com/issues/ch000591.htm

Hope this helps,

Esopo.
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by:Esopo
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Also, the full pro explanation / guide with all the necessary code including the javascript to control the playback:
http://wdvl.internet.com/Multimedia/Windows_Media/index4.html
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by:humeniuk
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Yes, those links look better.
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by:Esopo
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I found this while snoofing around, you might want to check it:
http://www.experts-exchange.com/Web/WebDevSoftware/DreamWeaver/Q_20912165.html
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by:cagsmith
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Did you want to embed it or just create a link to stream it?
If it's for streaming then you'd need to create a .asx playlist file.
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