|Inserting Media||Introduction | Flash simulations | Collaborative Video | Audio | Show me how | Summary & FAQs|
The most basic syntax for adding a flash simulation is:
<flash>file=Name of Flash File.swf|width=800|height=500</flash>
You insert this where you would like the simulation to appear.
- The syntax is contained within <flash> </flash> tags;
- Arguments are separated by a vertical bar |;
- You must substitute the word "Name of Flash File.swf", with the name of the file and its extension (the letters which appear after the full stop. For example, if you wanted to insert a Flash simulation called "Equation-grapher.swf", you could type the following:
Using an existing .swf file available on WikiEducator
We'll start with an image that is already available for use on WikiEducator.
Uploading a new .swf file on WikiEducator from your computer
The procedure for uploading a Flash file is the same as for uploading an image. If you need refresh your memory on how to upload an image visit the inserting images tutorial. Otherwise click on the upload link to get started. Once you have finished uploading your .swf file, you can add it to a wiki page by following the procedure outlined in the previous section.