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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 Flash Elements to Shopping Cart Creator

Follow these step-by-step instructions to add a Flash element created with one of our Flash programs (Web Form Builder, Web Calendar, Web Video Player, etc.) to a product description or custom...

Adding Images

To insert an image into a Firestarter animation, click the Add New Image button . This opens a window allowing you to browse your computer for the image you want to insert. After inserting the...

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...

Adding Sound

There are two options for inserting sounds in an animation created using Flash™ Firestarter: track or sound clip. In either case, you must make sure the sound file is in WAV or MP3 format,...

Adding Text

To insert text in Flash™ Firestarter, simply click the Add New Text button . After the text is inserted, you can edit the text using the Text field under the Object Properties tab . You...

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...

Can I Transfer .swf Files Made in Firestarter Into Programs Like Flash Studio?

No, you will not be able to transfer files from Firestarter into another Flash tool, or vice versa. Firestarter can only edit .fire files created in Firestarter.

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 Install Photo Gallery Icons?

The following step-by-step instructions will show you how to install icons for use in CoffeeCup Photo Gallery. Note : When moving the Buttons folder into the images directory, be sure that...

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...