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Topic: flash versus animated GIF in templates
Conf: (P-PDF) Acrobat 6.0, Msg: 96466
From: elf3
Date: 9/16/2003 12:56 AM

I am using a short script to distribute a template across several pages in a document (using the spawnPageFromTemplate function). This template includes an animation which was originally a flash animation. However, when the script was run, the flash on the resulting page was no longer an animation; it was just a still image. So, I tried using an animated GIF instead and low and behold the GIF worked!
Does anyone have an idea as to why this is? I actually prefer the quality of the flash, but if I have to use the GIF I will. Is there a way I can get the flash to work? or am I stuck with the GIF?
Thanks for your help.

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