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From Joerg Heinicke <>
Subject Re: FlashVars
Date Mon, 06 Oct 2008 07:36:25 GMT
On 03.10.2008 17:56, Charlie Rose wrote:
> I am trying to embed a Flash movie in an html page.
> <object "clsid: ...
> <param name="FlashVars" value="&lcId=1234567890 ...
> When I get to the &lcId the ampersand is interpreted as entity ref 
> indicator and the generation fails. I try to replace by &amp; and it is 
> never converted back. Likewise urlencoding, backslashing, and all other 
> attempts to escape the ampersand in the query string fail. Are there any 
> examples anywhere which demonstrate use of FlashVars inside object and 
> embed tags?

&amp; is the way to go and it does not need to be converted back. The 
HTML parser on the client does that for you. "&lcId=1234567890" is 
actually wrong also in HTML.


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