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  1. Moodle
  2. MDL-27253

SWF files linked via File resource do not display in Firefox (Windows or Mac) but display in a Page resource

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    • Type: Bug
    • Status: Closed
    • Priority: Major
    • Resolution: Fixed
    • Affects Version/s: 2.0.2
    • Fix Version/s: 2.0.3
    • Component/s: Filters
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    • Environment:
      Moodle 2.0.2+ (Build: 20110413)
      php 5.3.3
      MySQL 5.5.9
    • Affected Branches:
      MOODLE_20_STABLE
    • Fixed Branches:
      MOODLE_20_STABLE

      Description

      When linking to an SWF file via the File resource, the SWF does not display in Firefox (Windows or Mac), but does display in Safari and Chrome (both Windows and Mac).

      However, when adding the same SWF to a Page resource using the "Moodle Media" button in the HTML editor, the SWF file displays in Firefox as expected.

      So I conclude that it's not specifically a Firefox problem, but an issue with the way Moodle is trying to display the SWF file in Firefox via the File resource.

      Note, FLV files added to a Moodle page using the File resource works fine in Firefox.

      A fix for this will be greatly appreciated.

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            Assignee:
            skodak Petr Skoda
            Reporter:
            stuart Peter Ruthven-Stuart
            Participants:
            Component watchers:
            Amaia Anabitarte, Carlos Escobedo, Ferran Recio, Sara Arjona (@sarjona), Víctor Déniz Falcón
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              Resolved:
              Fix Release Date:
              5/May/11