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How do you embed Flash (swf)  into an Ebay listing?

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hello,
What is the proper way to embed flash (.swf) into an Ebay listing?

I see it more and more on Ebay where there is a flash video or some sort of flash component in the Ebay listing.

Anybody know what HTML code would do this?
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Question by:sam928
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Check this page out...
     http://reviews.ebay.com/_W0QQugidZ10000000000109259

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Try this html code,
<OBJECT classid="clsid:D27CDB6E-AE6D-11cf-96B8-4...
codebase=" http://active.macromedia.com/flash2/cabs... " ID=banner_2000_08_15_b WIDTH=468 HEIGHT=60>
<PARAM NAME=movie VALUE="http://www.yoursite.com/SDD.swf"> <!use your SWF file instead>
<PARAM NAME=quality VALUE=high> <PARAM NAME=bgcolor VALUE=#000099> <EMBED src="http://www.yoursite.com/SDD.swf" quality=high bgcolor=#000099 WIDTH="468" HEIGHT="60" TYPE="application/x-shockwave-flash" PLUGINSPAGE=" http://www.macromedia.com/shockwave/down... "></EMBED>
</OBJECT>
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Any update???  ;)

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by:sam928
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hello.
i have used this code:
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 <OBJECT id="FlashPlayer" width="290" height="135"
         classid="clsid:D27CDB6E-AE6D-11cf-96B8-444553540000"
         codebase="http://download.macromedia.com/pub/shockwave/cabs/flash/swflash.cab#version=6,0,29,0">
         <param name="movie" value="http://www.myhost.com/flashfile.swf">
         <param name="quality" value="high">
         <EMBED src="http://www.myhost.com/flashfile.swf" quality="high"  
             pluginspage="http://www.macromedia.com/go/getflashplayer"
             type="application/x-shockwave-flash" width="290" height="135">
         </EMBED>
   </OBJECT>

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and inserted my url/swf  and it worked.......i have not tried to make the dimensions bigger yet or insert anyting other than 'test text'.

but that worked.

i will let you know how that works. I am going to try to place a larger ad with some animations and such and video to see how that works.

cheers.
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