Kirill Voronin wrote: > I am working on a media player which is expected to play media streams. It > works in IE with the help of “<OBJECT> … </OBJECT>”. But it won’t work in > FF (Mozilla). I have already tried the following: “<EMBED> … </EMBED>”, > “<OBJECT> … </OBJECT>”, but that didn’t help. I have also downloaded ActiveX > plugin for FF, but it won’t work, too. I'm assuming that "working on a media player" means that you're creating parallel ActiveX and Netscape Plugin wrappers for your own video engine, rather than trying to use the engine someone else created. That last line, however, makes me unsure If you're trying to write your own engine and its HTML, then the usual structure to work with browsers is a nested [OBJECT] [EMBED] [/EMBED] [/OBJECT] structure -- web searches on "object/embed" pull up examples. (Recently some have tested how various current browsers invoke Netscape Plugins from just an OBJECT tag, mainly to make the W3C Validation routines happy, and the various browsers have gradually been converging here, but it's a slow process, and most of these tests are only for basic visibility -- some browsers don't allow plugin content to stream with only an OBJECT tag, as you've found. I haven't seen any comprehensive listing of current browser abilities with only-OBJECT yet.) But if you're just *using* someone else's existing video engine, then check their docs for the markup they recommend -- it should be some variant of the OBJECT/EMBED scheme. If your markup matches, then you'd look next to the server or cache or firewalls for streaming stickups. But... hold it! your last line mentions "ActiveX plugin for FF", but what would such a thing like that actually be...!? jd -- John Dowdell . Macromedia Developer Support . San Francisco CA USA Weblog: http://www.macromedia.com/go/blog_jd Aggregator: http://www.macromedia.com/go/weblogs Technotes: http://www.macromedia.com/support/ Spam killed my private email -- public record is best, thanks.