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Hello experts,

I've read some of the articles here on version detection, and since I'm relatively new to AS, I could use some help.

Here's the deal:  I'd like to have an action script

Detect the version of the player
if the version is less than 7, REPLACE the swf with a static image.

I think this is what has to happen: basically I'd just have to issue a stop() command after I send them to a static cell in the file, or dynamically load an image (best scenario) when the version check fails...  I just have no idea on how to do this...

Thanks in advance,
Stu
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Aneesh Chopra earned 500 total points
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Hi,

here is the best (and simplest) flash detection pure javascript solution which works with all browsers (IE, firefox, Netscape or Opera) on all platfrom (windows, linux or MAC)
http://blog.deconcept.com/swfobject/


please go through link, details on implement has been provided.

Regards
Aneesh
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by:sbweitzman
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Aneesh,

I'll give it a shot in our test environment tomorrow... Looks interesting, so I'll let you know how it goes.

Stu
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