Inserting a Movie file on SchoolWires




SchoolWires offers users the ability to insert movie files on a Flex Editor page. The following file types may be inserted: AVI, MP3, MP4, WAV or WMV







  • Create a new Flex Editor page.




  • Add a title and or description at the top of page. (optional)




  • Place the cursor in the editor where you would like the file inserted.




  • Select the Insert Rich Media icon in the editor.










  • The Insert Rich Media Object window will open, select Apple QuickTime Movie or Sound.




  • Click the Browse button to navigate to the file on your computer.












  • Click the Existing File button to search for a file already uploaded.










  • Select the file, then click Insert File.




  • Once the file has been added, set the playing options:


    Start Playing automatically:


    Yes: the movie will automatically
    begin upon entering the page.
    No: viewer will have to click Play
    (recommended)


    Show playback controls:


    Yes: the player controls will be
    visible including play, pause,
    stop, etc. (recommended)

    No: no controls will appear


    Loop Continuously:


    Yes: movie will repeat
    continuously

    No: movie will only play once.
    (recommended)




Click Insert when finished.








The movie file will now be inserted on the Flex Editor page.








  • Use the tools on the editor to center the object and/or add any
    additional information to the page.




  • Be sure to click Save when finished.




  • Be sure to test the movie file on your site! 


    Created By: J. Gilmartin 09/11








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