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SWFObject 2.2 static publishing method and click-to-activate mechanisms in legacy IE

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mychel_normandeauFlag for Canada asked on
Web Languages and StandardsWeb BrowsersJScript
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 As you know in legacy (and unpatched) Internet Explorer, you have to click on active content (like Flash) to start it. I know Microsoft added the click-to-activate "feature" then removed it a couple of years after but I'm still stuck with customers with this "feature" still there.

I would like to use SWFObject 2.2 (latest) to embed Flash on my site. The static publishing method is the one I would like to use (for the rare case where JavaScript is OFF), but would also like to get rid of the click-to-activate feature when present (this seem to be only available with the dynamic publishing method).

Is possible, with SWFObject, to remove the "click-to-activate" in legacy IE and at the same time have the Flash displayed for non-JavaScript browsers?
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Frederick McIntyreFlag of United States of America imageProgrammer

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