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How to embed Flash Video (like Youtube videos)
« on: August 13, 2007, 07:03:08 PM »
I have enabled the embedding of flash files within forum posts.

For those of you that like YouTube vids, this will enable you to add the video directly to the post, rather than just the link.

Here is a preview of what I mean:
<a href="http://www.youtube.com/v/aJ9p1r8OBbU" target="_blank" class="new_win">http://www.youtube.com/v/aJ9p1r8OBbU</a>

The technique and formating is as follows:
Press the Flash icon on the post page.
That will produce the following tags:
Code: [Select]
[flash=200,200][/flash]
By default, it sizes to 200x200 pixels
Replace the 200,200 to YouTube's 425,350
Then insert the YouTube URL (not the embed code)between the tags;

Final format for the above result:
Code: [Select]
[flash=425,350]http://www.youtube.com/v/aJ9p1r8OBbU[/flash]
This may become so popular that I may create a new forum sub-board to accomodate and collect great performances.

What do you think?
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Re: How to embed Flash Video (like Youtube videos)
« Reply #1 on: August 13, 2007, 09:26:11 PM »
Love this idea, Rob. Very handy - saves clicking away. :)

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Re: How to embed Flash Video (like Youtube videos)
« Reply #2 on: August 14, 2007, 04:21:57 AM »
Fantastic! :D Marvelous! :) Great! 8) Thanks so much, Rob! ;D

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Re: How to embed Flash Video (like Youtube videos)
« Reply #3 on: August 14, 2007, 05:30:29 AM »


What do you think?


I really don't mind clicking and I am not interested in learning a new format, but I think your choice in performance for an example is superb!  :)

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Re: How to embed Flash Video (like Youtube videos)
« Reply #4 on: August 14, 2007, 06:50:27 AM »
nice!!!
though i don't know if there's actually enough videos for another subforum... i think the thread we have now is just fine

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Re: How to embed Flash Video (like Youtube videos)
« Reply #5 on: August 14, 2007, 08:02:07 AM »
Doesn't work for me. All I see is a white square where the video should be. Any other Mac users having the same problem?

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Re: How to embed Flash Video (like Youtube videos)
« Reply #6 on: August 14, 2007, 12:19:13 PM »
Doesn't work for me. All I see is a white square where the video should be. Any other Mac users having the same problem?

Can you see the vids when you go to YouTube?

eg http://www.youtube.com/v/aJ9p1r8OBbU

Flash requires Adobe's Shockwave Flash player be installed on your browser. You can get it here: http://www.adobe.com/shockwave/download/download.cgi?P1_Prod_Version=ShockwaveFlash
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Re: How to embed Flash Video (like Youtube videos)
« Reply #7 on: August 14, 2007, 12:25:30 PM »
Oddly, Rob, I can see your vid just fine. But the ones that were posted this AM are just white rectangles. I am using FireFox in Windows, and I watch youtube vids all the time. I checked the code they used and it was identical with yours... :-\

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Re: How to embed Flash Video (like Youtube videos)
« Reply #8 on: August 14, 2007, 04:01:19 PM »
To embed YouTube vids on this forum, you need to follow the following format exactly:

Code: [Select]
[flash=425,350]http://www.youtube.com/v/aJ9p1r8OBbU[/flash]

Note the size 425,350

Note that the link structure is as above and all that you need to replace is the youtube string of letters at the end.

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Re: How to embed Flash Video (like Youtube videos)
« Reply #9 on: August 14, 2007, 08:56:40 PM »
Can you see the vids when you go to YouTube?

eg http://www.youtube.com/v/aJ9p1r8OBbU

Flash requires Adobe's Shockwave Flash player be installed on your browser. You can get it here: http://www.adobe.com/shockwave/download/download.cgi?P1_Prod_Version=ShockwaveFlash

I could, and I already had Shockwave. For some reason it works now.  ???

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Re: How to embed Flash Video (like Youtube videos)
« Reply #10 on: August 15, 2007, 09:31:31 AM »
Rob, I just tried this and it works very nicely.  I posted a video someone has made of Artikulation by Ligeti, with the score "following along" with the music.  I noticed over 120 videos of Ligeti alone, so yes, you may have to carve out a separate space for all of these!

Thanks so much for enabling this great feature.

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Re: How to embed Flash Video (like Youtube videos)
« Reply #11 on: November 06, 2007, 08:28:51 AM »
<a href="http://www.youtube.com/v/15PvBPGEdcE" target="_blank" class="new_win">http://www.youtube.com/v/15PvBPGEdcE</a>

I can't get it to work. Could Vista be the culprit? It seems unlikely. I tried 3 different browsers (Firefox 2 and 3, IE 7). Does anyone have an idea about getting this to work?
« Last Edit: November 07, 2007, 02:24:41 PM by bhodges »
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Re: How to embed Flash Video (like Youtube videos)
« Reply #12 on: November 06, 2007, 10:49:14 AM »
<a href="http://www.youtube.com/v/gyyRAE7PDvw" target="_blank" class="new_win">http://www.youtube.com/v/gyyRAE7PDvw</a>

I can't get it to work. Could Vista be the culprit? It seems unlikely. I tried 3 different browsers (Firefox 2 and 3, IE 7). Does anyone have an idea about getting this to work?

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Re: How to embed Flash Video (like Youtube videos)
« Reply #13 on: November 06, 2007, 11:53:20 AM »


     OK, great! So how does it work?
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Re: How to embed Flash Video (like Youtube videos)
« Reply #14 on: November 06, 2007, 03:33:51 PM »
<a href="http://www.youtube.com/v/15PvBPGEdcE" target="_blank" class="new_win">http://www.youtube.com/v/15PvBPGEdcE</a>

I can't get it to work. Could Vista be the culprit? It seems unlikely. I tried 3 different browsers (Firefox 2 and 3, IE 7). Does anyone have an idea about getting this to work?

Do you mean you can't see any videos? Any operating system and any browser should work, but you will need to have Adobe's Flash Player installed.

Do you mean you can't  post videos? Look at my original post - the format needs to be followed exactly.

Hope this helps.

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Re: How to embed Flash Video (like Youtube videos)
« Reply #15 on: November 07, 2007, 02:15:52 PM »

   Rob, I can see all the videos, I just can't post my own. That is I can't see them in my own post. And my post that you just copied has a white square in your post. When I copied your original post it worked (no longer available).

    I uninstalled and reinstalled the flash player, which works. This problem exists on all 4 browsers I use.

check this out:

<a href="http://youtube.com/watch/v/7Ok42Ifm9F4" target="_blank" class="new_win">http://youtube.com/watch/v/7Ok42Ifm9F4</a>
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     This one I stole from G R E G shows up just fine.
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Re: How to embed Flash Video (like Youtube videos)
« Reply #16 on: November 07, 2007, 02:27:38 PM »


     Yes, exactly. I can change the video to anything available, but it will only show up in someone else's post. If I could quote my quote in someone else's post, I bet it would work.
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Re: How to embed Flash Video (like Youtube videos)
« Reply #17 on: November 07, 2007, 02:28:25 PM »
Look carefully at the line of code in Rob's original post.  If you cut-and-paste directly from YouTube, you have to remove the word "watch" from YouTube's code.  Your code should include the "/v/" followed by the correct code for your video. 

I took the liberty of modifying your post above, and now it looks fine.   :D  Try it now!

Edit: I also changed the code in Rob's quote of your post, and that one works now, too.  Notice though, I didn't change the size to 425,350 but left it at 200,200, which is why it is a smaller image.

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Re: How to embed Flash Video (like Youtube videos)
« Reply #18 on: November 07, 2007, 02:47:21 PM »
<a href="http://www.youtube.com/v/1OlGne3xPDA" target="_blank" class="new_win">http://www.youtube.com/v/1OlGne3xPDA</a>

    At last! Thanks bhodges, it seems to be working fine, now.
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Re: How to embed Flash Video (like Youtube videos)
« Reply #19 on: November 07, 2007, 02:52:57 PM »
My pleasure!  It's a fun thing to use here, eh! 

Enjoy...I'm off to hear some Schnittke... ;D

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