- It's a known bug with Linux, Firefox, and Flash. It's somewhere in Mozilla's
bug database. The normal wmode tricks don't work.
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On Monday 30 June 2008 12:49:40 pm blocky97 wrote:
> Hey all, I Notice something peculiar:
> the sample below:
> works on Windows with FF 126.96.36.199 and IE 6.x
> But on my centOS 5.X box with FF 188.8.131.52 it still does not work.
> Granted the market share for that is small enough that I really don't
> care...but its just something to be aware of...and if anyone has a
> solution to get it to work in linux that would be great.
> > Thanks for posting the link. I got it to work. I discovered that you
> > have to set wmode as both a parameter and in the embed.
> > <param name="wmode" value="opaque"/>
> > <embed
> > src="http://d.yimg.com/static.video.yahoo.com/yep/YV_YEP.swf?ver=2.0.44"
> > type="application/x-shockwave-flash" width="300" height="260"
> > allowFullScreen="true" wmode="opaque"></embed>
> > > Hi,
> > > My understanding is that setting the "wmode" parameter to
> > "transparent" or "opaque" is required to allow the Flash movie object
> > to respect z-index.
> > > You'd still need to manage z-index stacking contexts as you would do
> > for any other content on your page which maybe your problem.
> > > See:
> > > http://developer.yahoo.com/yui/container/overlay/index.html#stack
> > >
> > > If you can post a URL I can take a look at it.
> > >
> > > Here's a test URL which works fine with wmode set to "opaque" on the
> > A-Grade set of browsers:
> > > NOTE:
> > >
> > > * If on the above page, we don't set wmode, so that it defaults to
> > "window", the flash movie appears on top of the overlay, on all
> > > * Enabling the iframe shim will only help keep the overlay on top of
> > the flash movie in IE. The other browsers all need wmode set to
> > "opaque" or "transparent".
> > > Regards,
> > > Satyen