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A few years ago I did a project that was in the Instructables format. The only thing is that it's a SWF file and I wanted to embed it into my instructable. I've added it to my file library but it will only show up as an attachment. I know I can upload as a slideshow or video, but the project has it's own navigation. The link to the actual content I'd like to put up is here. The only question I really have is if I can embed this swf directly to page 1 of the instructable so that the navigation is intact and still functional. Thanks for any help!

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ewilhelm
ewilhelm

13 years ago

I can embed it for you. Start a forum topic, and I'll put it into the topic.

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mrsayao
mrsayao

Reply 13 years ago

do I need to host the SWF somewhere else? I can send it to you as an attachment... I don't have a webhost right now. The file exists on my school's server but in a few months they're going to wipe my account since I graduated... Thanks Eric!

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ewilhelm
ewilhelm

Reply 13 years ago

Upload the SWF to your image library. Once it's there click on the icon, copy the actual location of the file, and put that URL into a forum topic, then let me know.

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ewilhelm
ewilhelm

Reply 13 years ago

You still need to create a forum topic with all the supporting text. Once I embed the SWF, you'll break it if you edit it.

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mrsayao
mrsayao

Reply 13 years ago

Sorry, this is my first instructable, I don't really know what you mean... you want me to publish it? or provide you with a description on that part of the instructable?or do you want the entire embed html? thanks for helping....

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ewilhelm
ewilhelm

Reply 12 years ago

I want you to create a forum topic that has all the next explaining your project. I will then add the embedded flash to that forum topic. As an admin, I can add straight html, but if you edit the topic after I add html, the system will reprocess the post and strip out the html. So, I want you to create and publish a complete forum topic about the project, and leave a line that says, "embedded version goes here." It should be a forum topic, not an Instructable because it does not properly fit our format.

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xACIDITYx
xACIDITYx

Reply 12 years ago

Why can't We do HTML?

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thecheese429
thecheese429

Reply 11 years ago

yeah, I'd love that. External pictures, namely.

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mrsayao
mrsayao

13 years ago

nope... converting to a gif would lose the navigation

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ll.13
ll.13

13 years ago

I don't think it can show .swf's -If it's an animation can you save it as a .gif? that will(should) work. (;