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Disable left click on embedded swf movie?

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I have only a swf file available to be embedded on a website, and want to diable left click on it, how can I do this when writing the <embed> part?
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If you only have the swf, then you can't edit the fla to remove left-clicking, Your only option is to do it at the browser level. You can do it in IE, but not firefox. This also disables the whole page, not just your swf.

<script language="javascript">
function noLeftClick() {
   if (event.button==1) {
   }
}
document.onmousedown=noLeftClick
</script>
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BTW, you can't do it at the embed part.
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by:lordrt
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thanks, but basically here if I understood well, if there is a button acting as a link on my webpage, it will be disabled as well?
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No, Flash will override the Javascript settings. It will still be clickable. I'm pretty sure there is no way to stop it without the fla file.
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ok then, think will have to leave the swf as it is, bcoz am not in direct contact with the person who creates the flash movies
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