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6637Re: Container lies beneath Flash Object, not above

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  • darklight3d
    Nov 16, 2006
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      i had the same problem, got it to work with so.addParam("wmode",
      "transparent"); and so.addParam("wmode", "opadque"); though. weird
      that you didn't


      --- In ydn-javascript@yahoogroups.com, "dl_lists" <dl.lists@...> wrote:
      >
      > Thanks for the tips ..
      >
      > I do not use the Macromedia default method for embedding Flash ..
      >
      > I prefer to use SWFObject.js for all my Flash apps .. SWFObject in
      > fact renders into a div container with its own CSS.
      >
      > This 3rd party embed script is also endorsed by Adobe.com.
      >
      > http://blog.deconcept.com/swfobject/
      >
      > http://www.adobe.com/devnet/flash/articles/swfobject.html
      >
      >
      > But, following your tip I did add the optional SWFObject parameter ..
      >
      > so.addParam("wmode", "transparent");
      >
      >
      > .. this did not yield results.
      > Overlay container is still hidden behind Flash object.
      >
      > I tried forcing the z-index for the Flash div to z-index = -1:
      >
      > This worked in IE browser (the yui container was now above the Flash
      > object) , but did not work in Firefox 1.5 (in fact no Flash Object
      > was visible).
      >
      > I changed the z-index to 0 instead of -1 and this brought back the
      > Flash object into view in both browsers but with the yui container
      > still behind the flash object in both IE and Firefox 1.5.
      >
      > So it appears that Firefox does not accept negative z-index?
      >
      > The plus side of this story is that I now have a conventional iframe
      > overlaying the Flash object (after your suggested changes in wmode
      > and z-index).
      >
      > ....
      >
      > I tried yui Overlay to achieve this, but having now played with yui
      > I would like to get the the bottom of why it does not work in IE and
      > Firefox.
      >
      > Where is the z-index set in the CSS files? container.css or
      > module.css?
      >
      > i.e. your point .. "make sure that <div> has a lower z-index then
      > your overlay" .. where/how is z-index of overlay container set?
      >
      > I tried changing .panel class .. z-index: 2: but that did not
      > help.
      >
      > ...
      >
      > Also back to my second question .. how to dynamically set other
      > container properties such as x, y?
      >
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