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Archive for September, 2004

Director/Shockwave 10.1 Released

Macromeduia released 10.1 today. Lots of bug fixes and small improvements. The biggest change, however, is the way Shockwave is installed. The initial install is now a “slim” version of Shockwave with no Xtras at all. There are not too many Shockwave pieces out there that can play with just that. But Xtras will automatically […]

Posted on September 16, 2004 at 6:12 pm by Gary Rosenzweig · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Detecting Pop-Up Blockers

I was recently adding functionality on one of our sites that included having Shockwave and Flash movies pop open a a new browser window. I wanted the window to be a certain size, so I had the movies call a JavaScript function on the page to do the window creation. The problem was that many […]

Posted on September 16, 2004 at 10:04 am by Gary Rosenzweig · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Shockwave now works on Firefox Mac

Just downloaded the new version of Firefox for Mac (1.0PR). Shockwave works! Even 3D members render correctly, unlike with Safari and Camino. I also found out that the fix was a joint effort between Mozilla and Macromedia. Nice work guys.

Posted on September 14, 2004 at 9:28 am by Gary Rosenzweig · Permalink · Leave a comment
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