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I need to show a swf video on a webpage.  The flash video file and component are in a folder on the same server but in a different folder.  I have a server with multiple domains pointing to multiple domains.  The files are in a folder called "Misty-Pollard-New/Videos"   I can get it to show the video (auto play is false) but I cannot get it to show the skin with the play button that should come up under it.   I have changed the path to the things that I can (ie the scripts are in my main server account so I have changed those to http://www.brightideaswebdesign.com/scripts/----- ) but I cannot find where I would need to change anything for the skin.

Here is a link to the page where I am trying to add it
http://www.brightideaswebdesign.com/trying.html 

What am I doing wrong for it to now show?  All the files have been uploaded to the server.
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by:Jason C. Levine
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Hi brightsusan,

http://www.brightideaswebdesign.com/SkinUnderPlay.swf is reporting as 404.  Are you sure you uploaded that file to that location?
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Where can change that ? Its in the Misty folder
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by:Jason C. Levine
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That file needs to be in the same folder with the other Flash files.  It's called by the skin source code so you don't have control over it.
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by:brightsusan
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How would I add a video to another page?  

Again, the files are in a folder named "Misty-Pollard-New/Videos" that is where all the files are located.  
So the path is http://www.brightideaswebdesign.com/Misty-Pollard-New/Videos/english_20opportunity.swf

I would like to actually end up adding it to site that is on the same server as well as another site that is not.  I would think there is someway to add it using the direct path in someway.

When I created the flash swf file, I made sure to put the entire path for the movie but for the skin there isn't an option to put the entire path unless I do a custom skin.  
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by:Jason C. Levine
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What happens if you add the video to another page at a different directory level now?
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by:brightsusan
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it doesn't show the skin
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by:Jason C. Levine
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Can you give me a link so I can see it?
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I think the only way you're going to get this to work is to copy SkinUnderPlay.swf to each folder where you intend to play a video.
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