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Adding a Firestarter Animation or Other SWF File to a Visual Site Designer Website

This article explains how to insert a Flash animation created with Firestarter into a webpage created with Visual Site Designer. You can also follow these steps to add any SWF file to a Visual...

Adding a Firestarter Animation to a Webpage

The first step in publishing an animation created using Firestarter is setting up a webpage for the movie to play on. You can either create a new webpage or add the code to an existing webpage. If...

Adding Actions Links

Action links allow a user to interact with your movie. To add an action link, first click the Add Hot Spot button in the Toolbar . This will insert a "hot spot" in the upper left-hand corner...

Adding New Users

To create a new user profile, simply click the New User button under the Users tab . This area also allows you to delete users and import user profiles from a .txt file. You can also set the...

Can I Play Copyrighted Music on My Website Legally?

The short answer: Of course! The long answer: We feel that your website is basically an extension of your home. You are allowed to share the listening experience of your CDs with your...

Converting Animated GIFs to Flash™

Firestarter has the capability of converting animated GIF files into Flash™ files, mainly to reduce their file size. Once the file has been converted to a SWF file, you will not be able to...

Creating Special Effects

Special effects are the heart and soul of any flash movie. Firestarter comes with many different effects, for both text and images. To apply one of these effects first select the image you...

Deselecting All Objects

When editing your movie, you may come to a point where you want to change the movie setting, such as movie transparency, movie length, etc. However, when editing your movie, the only properties...

Forcing Logins Through the Password Wizard Page

Please Note: This workaround will not function if your website was created with Visual Site Designer. To make sure no one goes directly to the protected page instead of through the login...

How Do I Make an Animation Where Images Fade Into Each Other?

The following step-by-step instructions will show you how to create a Firestarter animation featuring three images that fade into each other. When you create your own animation, you can add...

How Do I Resize the Elements in the Gallery?

All the elements in the gallery can be resized by dragging the edges. The thumbnail strip can only be resized horizontally by dragging the edges; any resizing for height is done under the Layout...

How Do I Use CoffeeCup Flash Photo Gallery in My eBay Auctions?

This tutorial will explain the changes you will need to make to the files created by Photo Gallery in order to use them on your eBay auction. You will need either an HTML editor (like, say the...

How Do Layers Work?

Without layers, you would only be able to display one image at one spot in the movie. However, using layers, you can have images that overlap, or pass in front of each other. There are three...

How Does the Convert Animated GIF to Flash work?

This will convert the animated GIF of your choice to the Flash format SWF. This SWF file can be used in a webpage just like any other SWF file. You can press the "View HTML"...

How to Add a Flash Element Created With a CoffeeCup Flash Program to an HTML Editor Page.

Follow these step-by-step instructions to add a Flash element created in one of CoffeeCup Software's Flash applications ( Photo Gallery , Web Video Player , Web JukeBox , etc.) to a page...

How to Add Flash Objects to Visual Site Designer.

Follow these steps to add a Flash object created in one of our Flash programs ( Photo Gallery , Web JukeBox , etc.) to a Visual Site Designer page. You will need to have both applications open....

How to Add Your Own Auto-Holidays (Version 4.2 and Lower).

Note : We've updated Web Calendar, and now it's better than ever (and easier than ever to perform tasks like the one in the article)! Since you already own it, you're entitled to a...

How to Create a Music Player for MySpace

We've recently discovered how to incorporate a music player created with Web JukeBox into the now-ubiquitous MySpace . It requires some slight modifications, but once you understand the...

How to Make a Transparent Background.

To make your movies transparent, simply paste this code in between the HTML Object tags. &ltparam NAME="wmode" Value="transparent";> The transparency...

How to Prevent the Browser from Zooming In on a Flash Object

By default, Flash objects do not automatically scale the same way images and text do when you use the browser zoom option to enlarge your text. To make this work, you just need to make a...

How to Remove Captions.

To remove the caption area over your images, make sure no captions are added in the Manage Albums area . If there is even a single caption, this drop-down will display, but if no captions are...

How to Remove the Trial MP3

The trial MP3 only appears in the trial version of Web JukeBox. To remove it, you will have to purchase and install the registered version. Once you've done this, just open your saved project,...

I Can't Save My SWF File After Creating It.

The issue is that the SWF file extension is either not associated with any program or it is associated with a Macromedia program. You will need to change the association to Internet Explorer....

I Get an Error When I Try to Install Firestarter.

Try downloading the installation file again. If you get a message asking if you would like to overwrite the previous one, click Yes . Before you begin the installation process, make sure you...

I Have a Registered Version, but the Yellow Trial Banner is Still present. How Do I Download My Registered Software?

You will first need to uninstall any trial versions of the programs you are running prior to installing your registered software. Once you have uninstalled you will need to restart your system....

I Inserted Several Pictures in My FireStarter Movie — Why Can I Only See One Picture?

This is has to do with the layers of a movie. By default, only the top layer is displayed, hiding the pictures behind it. You will need to use blank frames to hide the image on top and display...

JukeBox is Not Showing Up on My Website

If you only see a white box in the location of the JukeBox Player on your website, this either means you did not upload all files and folders along with your player, or the files were uploaded...

Links in JavaScript, DHTML, and Flash are Not Followed.

Sitemapper scans your website in the same way as the spiders from popular search engines such as Google  &  Bing . This means that it does not follow links in JavaScript, DHTML,...

My Sound is Too Slow/Fast and/or Distorted!

This problem occurs because the sound file you are using was not recorded with the quality needed for Firestarter. The sound file must be recorded at a sampling rate of 16-bit 44.1KHz (also...

Photo Gallery Crashes My Browser.

Recently Adobe released an auto-update to its Flash Player version 10,0,32,18. This update caused a conflict with CoffeeCup Photo Gallery, causing the browser to crash when a gallery was loaded....