How to incorporate Flash into PowerPoint as well as into Microsoft Office Word and html
<ul><li>First, you can choose on the alumatter site, which animation ( Flash movie) you want to download and use. </li></ul><ul><li>Second, you right click on the page where the chosen animation is contained, and go to the View Page Source property. </li></ul>Exampled on www.aluminium.matter.org.uk How to find and download the resource you want
This is the name of the animation file, which you have chosen and the next step is to find it in the alumatter depository among other .swf files Going through the code inside of the source you will find the name of the file (Shockwave® file) with .swf extension
<ul><li>Please, note that aluMatterLibrary.zip will be added to your basket automatically, and it has to be placed in the same folder as the .swf file. The archive contains library components and text file with phrases, which are mandatory for the original .swf to be functioning properly. When unpacked the archive will create a folder structure, which is essential to preserve: </li></ul><ul><li>..mediaflashflash_phrases.txt </li></ul>
<ul><li>Text Hyperlink </li></ul>How to utilize the resource you found Microsoft Office PowerPoint Write a phrase and right click on the text field, choose Hyperlink property. In the Insert Hyperlink window navigate to the file you downloaded (stap-bridge2.swf in this instance), or type the absolute path in. When in Slide Show Mode, the animation will pop-up in the new window on clicking on the hyperlinked text
<ul><li>AutoShapes have Action Buttons (Custom) , which can be hyperlinked (through Action Settings menu) to the file downloaded (stap-bridge2.swf). Right click, Action Settings / Mouse Click. You can type any text on the button. </li></ul><ul><li>Likewise the normal hyperlink in Slide Show Mode, the animation will pop-up in the new window on clicking on the button. </li></ul>Button–like hyperlink Click to play
Embedding Flash Movies into MS Office Documents <ul><li>Standalone Flash movies can be imported into Office documents using the Control Toolbox, however some technical issues presented themselves, primarily arising when the set parameters could not be preserved after the file is saved. </li></ul><ul><li>Please, follow the guidance on official Microsoft sites: </li></ul><ul><li>http://support.microsoft.com/kb/291875 </li></ul><ul><li>http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/powerpoint/HA010348071033.aspx </li></ul>All above stated applies to other Microsoft Office applications, such as Microsoft Office Word, Microsoft Office Excel etc.
<ul><li>You can write a simple script in any text editor or use standard syntax in f.e.Macromedia Dreamweaver to embed .swf you want into html file: </li></ul><ul><li><html> </li></ul><ul><li><head> </li></ul><ul><li><title>Embed your .swf</title> </li></ul><ul><li></head> </li></ul><ul><li><body> </li></ul><ul><li><object classid="clsid:D27CDB6E-AE6D-11cf-96B8-444553540000" codebase="http://download.macromedia.com/pub/shockwave/cabs/flash/swflash.cab#version=6,0,29,0" width="550" height="300"> </li></ul><ul><li><param name="movie" value="swf/stap-bridge2.swf"> </li></ul><ul><li><param name="quality" value="high"> </li></ul><ul><li><param name="base" value="swf/"> </li></ul><ul><li><embed src="swf/stap-bridge2.swf" base="swf/" quality="high" pluginspage="http://www.macromedia.com/go/getflashplayer" type="application/x-shockwave-flash" width="550" height="300"> </li></ul><ul><li></object> </li></ul><ul><li></body> </li></ul><ul><li></html> </li></ul>Embedding Flash Movies into html files It is important to use base property in order to accommodate for the possibility to use relative path to the original .swf file. So .swf files don’t have to be in the same directory as the files that call them.
So then you open now the .htm file (flashAluMatter.htm in this instance) created in the browser, you will see the animation playing.