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Better control over embedded youtube video

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Here is what the customer is wanting.  They want to display a 'specific' graphic on their page and when the user clicks on the graphic (one click), it will then show the embedded youtube video and start playing it in the position the graphic was located.  I asked a similiar question and was given a response that almost worked...but it requires two clicks (video doesn't start immediately).

<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-transitional.dtd">
<html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">
<head>
<meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=utf-8" />
<title></title>
<script type="text/javascript" src="http://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/1.4.2/jquery.min.js"></script>
<script type="text/javascript">
$(document).ready(function(){
      $("#image").click(function(){
            $(this).hide();
            $("#video").show();
      });
});
</script>
</head>
 
<body>
 
<img id="image" src="http://williamsexperttreeservice.com/beautiful_tree_1.jpg" width="640" height="385" alt="img" />
<div id="video" style="display:none;">
<object width="640" height="385"><param name="movie" value="http://www.youtube.com/v/OuRQMc0Sm48?fs=1&hl=en_US"></param><param name="allowFullScreen" value="true"></param><param name="allowscriptaccess" value="always"></param><embed src="http://www.youtube.com/v/OuRQMc0Sm48?fs=1&hl=en_US" type="application/x-shockwave-flash" allowscriptaccess="always" allowfullscreen="true" width="640" height="385"></embed></object>
</div>
</body>
</html>
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I assume I need to set the embedded code autoplay = 1 but I would guess I need to do that through the javascript otherwise the video would play when the page loads.
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Use the follwoing code instead with autoplay enabled:
<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-transitional.dtd">
<html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">
<head>
<meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=utf-8" />
<title></title>
<script type="text/javascript" src="http://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/1.4.2/jquery.min.js"></script>
<script type="text/javascript"> 
$(document).ready(function(){
      $("#image").click(function(){
            $(this).hide();
            $("#video").show();
      });
});
</script>
</head>
 
<body>
 
<img id="image" src="http://williamsexperttreeservice.com/beautiful_tree_1.jpg" width="640" height="385" alt="img" />
<div id="video" style="display:none;">
<object width="640" height="385"><param name="movie" value="http://www.youtube.com/v/OuRQMc0Sm48?fs=1&amp;hl=en_US&amp;autoplay=1"></param><param name="allowFullScreen" value="true"></param><param name="allowscriptaccess" value="always"></param><embed src="http://www.youtube.com/v/OuRQMc0Sm48?fs=1&amp;hl=en_US&amp;autoplay=1" type="application/x-shockwave-flash" allowscriptaccess="always" allowfullscreen="true" width="640" height="385"></embed></object>
</div>
</body>
</html>

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thanks
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