print page problem with flash object

Posted on 2008-06-11
Last Modified: 2008-07-23
Hi, I am trying to use some css to define what is printed and what is not. For some reason my flash is still being printed. Please help if you can.
!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Strict//EN" "">

<html xmlns="" xml:lang="en" lang="en">


<meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=utf-8" />

<title>Jeff Janson Online Show Proofs</title>

<!-- SWFObject embed by Geoff Stearns -->

<script type="text/javascript" src="swfobject.js"></script>

<style type="text/css">

#flashcontent {

	height: 100%;

	font: 12px 'Trebuchet MS', arial, sans-serif;

	font-weight: bold;

	color: #999;


	line-height: 200px;


body {

	margin: 0;

	padding: 0;

	background-color: #303030;


	width: 100%;


#flash {

	display: block;


html {




	width: 100%;


@media print {

            .unprintable {

                  display: none;


            .printable {

                  display: block;



@media screen{

            .printable {

                  display: none;






<div id="flashcontent"> You need to upgrade your Flash Player !</div>

<div class="unprintable">

<script type="text/javascript">

		// <![CDATA[


		var so = new SWFObject("Gallery.v.2.swf", "flash", "100%", "100%", "8", "#303030");

		so.addVariable("xml", "data.xml");



		// ]]>



<div class="printable">

I want this printed




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Question by:pertrai1

Expert Comment

ID: 21767442
zYou seem to be writing the flash object into  the div 'flashcontent' which does not have the class

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pertrai1 earned 0 total points
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I was able to create a css for print only where the whole body was hidden. Thanks anyways.

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