Making Flash FLV Player

I've made a little flash file that displays a specified, external FLV file. That's all good and it works for that FLV. I want to be able to reuse this SWF file so I can play different FLV files.

I'd like to pass the filename in as a parameter in the HTML... But I don't have a clue how!

Can somebody walk me through this process? I'm not comfortable in Flash, so I might need beating with a stick (or having things explained to me -- whichever has the intended effect faster) if you think I'm being stupid.
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ZefferCommented:
you can do it by attaching the url on the end of the movie name in the object and embed code (they are called query strings)..eg
in the object code..
<PARAM NAME=movie VALUE="live.swf?url=http://www.yoursite.com/your.flv">
and in the embed code..
<embed src="live.swf?url=http://www.yahoo.com/your.flv"

in your flash there is now a variable available on load called url
so on the first frame of the main timeline..
this.onLoad = function(){
getURL(_root.url, "_root.xxx");    //xxx is the target..which is your flv player..so this is the path to your player
 }

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ZefferCommented:
sorry they should both say..  yoursite.com/your.flv
not yahoo etc   :)
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OliWarnerAuthor Commented:
Thanks =) Just what I needed
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