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Old February 9th, 2010, 10:27 AM
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Default getElementbyId comes back Null?

I have a very simple flash program that plays music. It consists of a play pause button and a timer that shows the current position of the song. I'm trying to make it possible to pause or play the song using a regular form button.

Code:
<div class="musicplayer_playpause">
            <script type="text/javascript">
            AC_FL_RunContent( 'codebase','http://download.macromedia.com/pub/shockwave/cabs/flash/swflash.cab#version=9,0,28,0','width','65','height','68','src','player','quality','high','pluginspage','http://www.adobe.com/shockwave/download/download.cgi?P1_Prod_Version=ShockwaveFlash','wmode','transparent','id','flashobject','movie','player','flashvars','id=<?=$cur_songid;?>&type=<?=$_GET["type"];?>&csid=<?=$cur_songid;?>&l=<?=$Arrcntt+1;?>"' ); //end AC code
            </script><noscript><object classid="clsid:D27CDB6E-AE6D-11cf-96B8-444553540000" codebase="http://download.macromedia.com/pub/shockwave/cabs/flash/swflash.cab#version=9,0,28,0" id="flashobject" width="65" height="68">
              <param name="movie" value="player.swf" allowscriptaccess="always"/>
              <param name="quality" value="high" />
              <param name="wmode" value="transparent" />
        <param name="id" value="flashobject" />
        <param name="swliveconnect" value="true" />
              <embed src="player.swf" name="flashobject" width="65" height="68" quality="high" allowscriptaccess="always" pluginspage="http://www.adobe.com/shockwave/download/download.cgi?P1_Prod_Version=ShockwaveFlash" type="application/x-shockwave-flash" wmode="transparent" swliveconnect="true" ></embed>
          </object>
          </noscript></div>
Here's the Javascript function, which I put in the section:

Code:
<script type="text/javascript">
function Pause() {
var flash =  document.getElementById('flashobject');
flash.PlayPause;
}
</script>
And finally here's the button I'm using:

Code:
<form>
<input type="button" value="Play" name="Play" onClick="Pause();"> 
</form>
When I click the button, Firefox's error console says "Flash is null" What am I doing wrong?
 
Old February 9th, 2010, 12:35 PM
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Try this link about how Firefox differs from IE in this regard: Flash interaction with JavaScript. Basically you need to use the embeds collection.
Also your error message has 'Flash' with an uppercase 'F',are you sure your code is correct and uses lowercase 'flash'?
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