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standby property (applet, object)

Browser support:
Specifies or returns a text message that will be displayed while the object is loading.
Current browsers do not display the standby message.


You can find the related objects in the Supported by objects section below.
This property is read/write.
HTML page for this property: standby

Possible values:

String that sets or retrieves the standBy message.
Default: this property has no default value.

Example HTML code 1:

This example illustrates the use of the standby attribute with Macromedia Flash Player.
It clearly focuses on cross-browser support only, and it isn’t standards-compliant, but there isn't any standards-compliant cross-browser way to embed a Flash application into a document with Flash Player detection.
<object classid="clsid:d27cdb6e-ae6d-11cf-96b8-444553540000" width="300" height="120" 
        standby="Loading flash movie">
    <param name="movie" value="flash.swf" />
    <!-- Optional params -->
    <param name="play" value="true" />
    <param name="loop" value="true" />
    <param name="quality" value="high" />
    <!-- END Optional -->
    <embed src="flash.swf" width="300" height="120" play="true" 
        loop="true" quality="high" 
        pluginspage="" /> 
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Example HTML code 2:

This example has similar functionality to the previous one, but it creates the Macromedia Flash Movie dynamically.
    <script type="text/javascript" src="flash.js"></script>
    <script type="text/javascript">
        function CreateFlash () {
            var flashContainer = document.getElementById ("flashContainer");
            var flash = new Flash ();
            flash.Init (flashContainer, "flash.swf", 300, 200);
            flash.SetParam ('bgcolor', '#000000');
            flash.SetParam ('quality', 'high');
            var flashTag = flash.Create ();

            flashTag.standby = "Loading flash movie";
<body onload="CreateFlash ()">
    <div id="flashContainer"></div>
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