Javascript - Send Variables To Flash Using Flashvars

Jun 3, 2011

I have a flash player embedded on page page.php?user=john using swfobject. The player calls the xml file content.php to get the results. I'm trying to get the user name from the url id. and fetch results based on that. I can get the username on page.php by doing $_GET['user'], but how can i pass that to content.php. Having read allot of articles online, i did the following,

I'm embedding the flash on page.php using swfobject like this

<script type="text/javascript">
var flashvars = {user:"<?php $_GET[user] ?>"};
var so = new SWFObject("<?php echo $index->CFG['site']['url'];?>preview2.swf", "sotester", "1000", "400", "8", "#000000", flashvars);
so.addParam("allowFullScreen", "true");


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script type="text/javascript">
var flashvars = {};
flashvars.xmlSource = "XML.xml";

Can I send xml from php in varible to flash example:

$xml = "?xml version="1.0 ...";
script type="text/javascript">
var flashvars = {};[code]....

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I'm trying to achieve the same effect in my PHP port without modifying the actionscript code( using the variables in actionscript that already exist). Below is Visual Basic code that's loading a value from a database and posting that value to flash using FlashVars:


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I want to send variables from a contact form to a php in order to get it mailed to me. the js looks something like this:

var shirt_style = "shirt_style="+$(".dropdown[title=shirt_style] .dropdownValue").text();
var shirt_type = "&shirt_type="+$(".dropdown[title=shirt_type] .dropdownValue").text();


I want the form_values2 to be send to me, but I cannot get it to work. I think the main problem for me is that I'm unsure how the php file has to look like in order to send the form_values2 var. the very simple php test-form does not work.

$mail = $_POST['Email'];
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Right now I have this:

echo "<a href='misc/removeWallComment.php?id=" .
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Now, it goes to misc/removeWallComment.php and echo out "comment removed". But I would like to integrate it with my current site, so you don't go to another page to delete the commehnt. With this I thought of using an ajax call to removeWallComment.php.

Now as you see on the link it requires three variables, id, uID and BuID, and I want to send it POST, not GET so the user can't see the variables in address bar. On success it should just alert ok.

How can I do this?

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PHP Code:

// this starts the session


Now I have flashvars that I want to put into the session:

PHP Code:

<script type="text/javascript">
var flashvars = {autoclass:"<?php echo($_GET['autoclass']); ?>",
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This works fine if I have only one promotional code, however if i want to have more than one winning code I can't as it takes the variable from the first or next highest level in the recordset

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on (release) {
c = new LoadVars();
c.send("script.php", "_parent", "POST");

in the php page i type out all the script and have tried identifying the posted variables with both $_POST and $HTTP_POST_VARS. the php script is called but the variables are never passed. i know this because when i go.

if (isset($_POST['fieldname'])) { echo "yes"; }
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i send it,but at the URL i see this:

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