Hi to all I'm new in the forum and this is my first post, I hope, you can help me with the following problem, I have a blank page with a flash object (swf) that plays a FLV movie. I'm trying to remove and return the object when the user clicks on the buttons, the problem is that when I return the object to the page the object is displayed but the movie(FLV) is not played.
I already try using removing and return the element from the DOM, with:
Remove object:
[<container element>].removeChild([<object to append>]);
Return object:
[<container element>].appendChild([<object to append>]);
But this is causing another problems, this is the reason I MUST use the innerHTML method:

This is my page:

var htmlEmbed ="";
function hideObj()
	htmlEmbed = document.getElementById('divObj').innerHTML;
	document.getElementById('divObj').innerHTML = "";

function showObj()
	document.getElementById('divObj').innerHTML = htmlEmbed;



<input type="button" onclick="hideObj()" value="Hide (Embed)" />
<input type="button" onclick="showObj()" value="Show (Embed)" />

<br />

<div id='divObj'>

<object id="FlashObjId" name="FlashObjName" classid="clsid:D27CDB6E-AE6D-11cf-96B8-444553540000" codebase="http://download.macromedia.com/pub/shockwave/cabs/flash/swflash.cab#version=+ 9,0,0,0" style="BORDER-RIGHT: 0px; PADDING-RIGHT: 0px; BORDER-TOP: 0px; PADDING-LEFT: 0px; PADDING-BOTTOM: 0px; MARGIN: 0px; OVERFLOW: visible; BORDER-LEFT: 0px; WIDTH: 336px; PADDING-TOP: 0px; BORDER-BOTTOM: 0px; HEIGHT: 280px; textAlign: left">
<PARAM NAME="movie"  VALUE="http://www.topfstedt.de/FLVScrubber3/FLVScrubber.swf">
<PARAM NAME="play"  VALUE=true'>
<PARAM name="allowScriptAccess" value="always">
<PARAM name="allowFullScreen" value=true>
<PARAM NAME="menu" VALUE=false>
<PARAM NAME="FlashVars" VALUE="file=http://www.nibbler.at/republicofideas.flv&previewImage=http://nibbler.at/republicofideas.jpg">
<PARAM NAME="bgcolor" VALUE="ff00ff">



Thanks in advanced

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Last Post by Luckychap

Donot use innerHTML to hide or show. But use stype.visibility property to hide or show element.

Your javascript functions then look like this:

function hideObj()
	document.getElementById('divObj').style.visibility = "hidden";

function showObj()
	document.getElementById('divObj').style.visibility = "visible";
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