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Nervous Nelly

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My wav file does not work from the webpage. The wav file seems to be coded correctly, but will not play from the live website. I had a couple of people look at the page source so they could check it. I was told that wav may be a better program, but may need streaming or compression? I dont have another music program.
I am still learning all the many, many intricasies of web management and implementation. So- I am not highly knowledgable about any of the functions. Be gentle please? and oh, my time is very limited, else I'd go look for a tutorial - and I have a deadline for this thing to be live by Saturday or Sunday night!! To have a look, go to http://aprilboyer.com/dumplins.html


Thanks Geeks, you're the best.
I am - after all, Nervous Nelly. :whistling:
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did you remove the script for windows media player to play the wav file?

I looked at your code and there is nothing calling for it to exist or play.

If you can give me the code you are using for the wav file, I will see what I can do for you.
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Am I needing more of the path? The page is http://aprilboyer.com/dumplins.html The code is there, in the paragraph beginning "6 Year old Isabella... "

<a href="music/sing.wav">


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hi Nervous Nelly,

I presume you are wanting this to play by clicking on the link. If that is the case then you need to make the controls visible, currently the way you have that set up is as a hyperlink, I will see what I can do on this. It might take me a couple of hours though.

Edited by Dragon, 29 March 2007 - 11:22 AM.

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I got your message. Thanks ever! I see what you're saying, I think. I'll wait for your advice.

Nelly :whistling:
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hi Nervous Nelly,

Here is the fix for you. replace this section of your code

<a href="music/sing.wav">

with this.

<br />
<object width="200" height="16">
			<param name="autoplay" value="false">
			<embed src="./music/Sing.wav" width="200" height="16" autoplay="false"></embed> 
		  </object> 
		  <br />

This will work in Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Netscape Navigator, and Opera.

Edited by Dragon, 29 March 2007 - 02:26 PM.

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Nervous Nelly

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Dragon,
Oh I was so hopeful. It didn't work. I'm going now to make it live and see if that makes a difference. (I was testing in my html editor and two live browser views)

I understand that you've made an object to hold the tool bar, and that you embedded the file into it. Is a plug in required? (I'm using Firefox)

Thanks for all the help,

Nelly :whistling:
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Woo hoo! It worked! I did need to add a plug-in, one was missing from my browser. The image did not display at first, but after downloading the plug in and restarting my computer - it worked.
Now I can add one more item to my knowledge bank.

Thanks ever!

Nelly

Hey, try out the music clip . It's cute. :whistling:
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I used my Dreamweaver program to set this up, to do this I downloaded the music clip so I could test it on my personal server. I have to agree it is cute.

Glad I could help.
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