How to Resize an SWF

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The output format for Adobe Flash presentations is Shockwave Format (SWF). Include multimedia presentations such as Flash animations on your site to provide your users with a more dynamic visiting experience. SWFs are embedded into HTML pages with Adobe-specific code. The code contains size attributes, usually in the originally created size. Use these values to resize your SWF.

  • Launch an HTML or text editor and open your Web page.

  • Type the new height and width values into the SWF embed code, ensuring you use proportionate values unless you want to distort the SWF display. As an example:

    <object width="250" height="250">

    <param name="movie" value=" myswf.swf">

    <embed src=" myswf.swf" width="250" height="250" type="application/x-shockwave-flash" pluginspage="http://www.macromedia.com/go/getflashplayer" ></embed>

    </object>

  • Save the file and navigate to it in an Internet browser to test the result.

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