ActionScript 2, Detect Browser

I want to detect the browser type/version from within a Flash file. I can't use any server-side scripting, so I'm hoping to do it via Actionscript. Is this possible?

Thanks!
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CyanBlueCommented:
You could use JavaScript's navigator.userAgent to tell the type and the version of the web browser...  Take a look at these pages for more information on that...
   http://www.w3schools.com/js/js_browser.asp
   http://www.javascriptkit.com/javatutors/navigator.shtml

So, what you need to do is to place this simple JavaScript function inside the HTML file...
      function getUserAgent()
      {
            return navigator.userAgent;
      }

and call it from the Flash like this: var ua:String = ExternalInterface.call("getUserAgent");

Once you receive the ua back from Flash, you can do a string manipulation to check what browser you are on...  This logic can be placed inside the JavaScript if you want to...  But I will leave that up to you...  Please check the attached file for more information...

CyanBlue
GetUserAgent.zip
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KaressaAuthor Commented:
Sweet! Thanks!!
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