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Hi,
I am looking for a way to dynamically swap a Flash movie on this page: http://bcradvertising.com/33009/portfolio.html, without reloading the page.
Right now, I am using the code below, with JavaScript, but this is not working.
Thanks!
-Josh
<html>
<head>
<title>Boston Advertising & Online Marketing Agency / Baldwin/Clancy/Rogan</title>
<link href="css/style.css" rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" />
<script src="Scripts/AC_RunActiveContent.js" type="text/javascript"></script>
<!-- Loading SWFObject from the Google repository; only works if you have an internet connection! -->
<script type="text/javascript" src="http://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/swfobject/2.1/swfobject.js"></script>
 
<script type="text/javascript">
 
function loadSWF(url, targetID){
 
	//Check for existing SWF
	if(isObject(targetID)){
 
		//replace object/element with a new div
		replaceSwfWithEmptyDiv(targetID);
 
	}
	
	//Embed SWF
	if (swfobject.hasFlashPlayerVersion("7")) {
		
		var attributes = { data: url, width:"360", height:"250" };
		var params = {};
		var obj = swfobject.createSWF(attributes, params, targetID);
		
	}
 
}
 
 
function isObject(targetID){
 
	var isFound = false;
	var el = document.getElementById(targetID);
	
	if(el && (el.nodeName === "OBJECT" || el.nodeName === "EMBED")){
	
		isFound = true;
	
	}
	
	return isFound;
 
}
 
 
function replaceSwfWithEmptyDiv(targetID){
 
	var el = document.getElementById(targetID);
	
	if(el){
	
		var div = document.createElement("div");
	
		el.parentNode.insertBefore(div, el);
	
		//Remove the SWF
		swfobject.removeSWF(targetID);
	
		//Give the new DIV the old element's ID
		div.setAttribute("id", targetID);
		
	}
 
}
 
 
</script>
 
</head>
<div id="page">
<div id="wrap">
 
    <div id="header">
    </div>
    <div id="nav">
       <ul class="nav block">
<li><a href="index.html"><strong>Home</strong></a></li>
<li><a href="portfolio.html"><strong>Portfolio</strong></a></li>
<li><a href="about.html"><strong>About</strong></a></li>
<li><a href="#"><strong>Contact</strong></a></li>
</ul>
 
    </div>
	<div id="content">
    	<div class="row">
		<div id="main">
		<h2>Portfolio: Samples </h2>
		<p>From complete, integrated branding programs to print ads, radio, TV, brochures and the Web, we do it all.</p>
		<p>More importantly, we love what we do. And we hope that it shows.  </p>
 
		</div>
		</div>
		<hr />
		<div class="row">
			<div class="leftlist">
			<p><a href="galleries/amerlux_slides.swf" onclick="loadSWF(this.href, 'flashcontent'); return false;">Amerlux Lighting</a></p>
			<p><a href="galleries/ecsb_slides.swf" onclick="loadSWF(this.href, 'flashcontent'); return false;">East Cambridge Savings Bank</a></p>
			<p>ING</p>
 
			<p>Otherbooks</p>
			<p>The Community Bank</p>
			<p>Viaflo</p>
			<p>Erlab</p>
			</div>
			<div class="gallerycontainer">
		      	  <script type="text/javascript">
AC_FL_RunContent( 'codebase','http://download.macromedia.com/pub/shockwave/cabs/flash/swflash.cab#version=7,0,19,0','width','360','height','550','title','Baldwin/Clancy/Rogan Advertising Portfolio','src','galleries/amerlux_slides','quality','high','pluginspage','http://www.macromedia.com/go/getflashplayer','movie','galleries/amerlux_slides' ); //end AC code
 
</script><noscript><object classid="clsid:D27CDB6E-AE6D-11cf-96B8-444553540000" codebase="http://download.macromedia.com/pub/shockwave/cabs/flash/swflash.cab#version=7,0,19,0" width="360" height="250" title="Baldwin/Clancy/Rogan Advertising Portfolio">
              <param name="movie" value="galleries/amerlux_slides.swf" />
              <param name="quality" value="high" />
              <embed src="galleries/amerlux_slides.swf" quality="high" pluginspage="http://www.macromedia.com/go/getflashplayer" type="application/x-shockwave-flash" width="360" height="550"></embed>
      	  </object>
</noscript>
			</div>
		</div>
	</div>	
    <div id="footer">
        <p>Worldwide Headquarters: 1040 Great Plain Avenue, Needham, MA. P: 781-433-9833</p>
    </div>
  </div>
		<div id="subfooter">
 
			<div id="satellite">
			<p>Satellite offices*: Malden, Lexington, Medfield, Maynard, Boston, and Easton</p>
			</div>
			<div id="employees">
			<p>*aka employees' homes</p>
			</div>	
		</div>		
</div>

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I am closing this question because I have found a solution: http://www.htmlforums.com/flash-development/t-click-swap-flash-files-49372.html.

-Josh
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