Resize Flash Movie to fit browser but keep aspect ratio

Posted on 2005-03-21
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Last Modified: 2009-03-04
I want to resize my flash movie to best fit the browser's window but retain the movie aspect ratio.  How can I do this??

Question by:Kachele
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ID: 13591648
You could try putting it in a table, setting the table size to 100% width and height.

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ID: 13600194
Is there more that I have to do on the Flash side?  I tired putting it in a table with width=100% and there was no difference except the alignment at times.  What I have is a flash movie that is 600x450 this works well with monitor res of 1024x768 but I want the movie to become larger on highter res screens and smaller on lower res screens.  
I know on the Flash side of things when you publish you can set the size attributes to a set pixel size or a percentage.  However, since I want to retain the aspect ratio I think I need to do something more...

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Billystyx earned 500 total points
ID: 13600274
In the html page, check the paramters for the flash movie - there will be one there called scale. Change that from noscale to default(showall). In the meantime check out this link


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ID: 13604567
Perfect! That's exactly what I was looking for.  

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glad to help:)

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For those who were able to figure this out, can I ask where exactly would you place the SCALE property in my flex application? A sample code would be very very useful please.

Because I'm new to flex, events, etc... I don't understand how and where to use the SCALE property. Please help!

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