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RE: Flash (swf) object and alternatives


From: Alastair Campbell
Date: Sep 12, 2006 6:00AM

Karl Groves wrote:
> Its self-voicing capabilities can eliminate the need for a

Well, apart from the person being able to open a browser and get to the
flash in the first place!

> scalable graphics can make it easy to enlarge things without
> bad distortion.

I agree, but it leads to one of my bugbears about Flash, perhaps you
know about this? Why don't web sites let people make use of the

So many sites lock the flash into a part of the window, or a pop-up with
a fixed size, meaning you can't easily scale it up. (Very frustrating on
a laptop with 16" screen and 1600x1200 resolution).

Does something go wrong when you increase the window size, or does it
just look wrong to the eagle eyed designer?

> All it takes is someone with a strong, in-depth knowledge of Flash.

Definitely, doesn't see to happen often :-/

Kind regards,