I did a quick Google, and it looks like it can be done, although not in Frame. It's highly code-intensive, and if I understand correctly, it requires a fair bit of knowledge of Java. Good luck!
> -----Original Message----- > From: framers-bounces at lists.frameusers.com [mailto:framers- > bounces at lists.frameusers.com] On Behalf Of Jon Harvey > Sent: Thursday, December 10, 2009 7:51 AM > To: FrameUsers List > Subject: controlling Flash behavior using links in a PDF > > Everyone, > > > > I have an idea for a tutorial but I'm not sure that it is technical > possible. My goal is to create a tutorial in which explicit instructions > are on the LHS of a page and a flash file is on the RHS that plays > through the instructions. The user would click step 1 (or perhaps a > 'Begin' link) to begin the tutorial and the tutorial would play all the > way through to the end if the user doesn't interrupt it. If the user > decides to interrupt it, for example, to replay step 4, the user would > click Step 4 in the LHS, the flash file would navigate to some bookmark, > begin playing step 4, and continue playing to the end unless the user > again chooses to interrupt it. Icing on the cake would be that each step > in the LHS would be highlighted or marked in some way when it is being > shown in the Flash file. > > > > I know some of this is typical Flash behavior-click a link to launch a > flash file. However, my question is, can hyperlinks be set up so that > they start a flash file at a location besides the beginning? Can a flash > file even be bookmarked? Right now, I'm using FrameMaker 9.0 (windows XP > Pro) and plan to embed a flash file into an FM document to see whether > this can be done.. Is FM even the right tool to be using for this? > _________________________________ Lea Rush Software and Documentation Specialist Astoria-Pacific International www.astoria-pacific.com ph: 800-536-3111 fax: 503-655-7367 lea at astoria-pacific.com Please consider the environment before printing this email. `?.??.???`?.?.???`?...? ><((((?>`?.??.???`?.?.???`?...?><((((?> NOTICE OF CONFIDENTIALITY This communication is from Astoria-Pacific International and is intended to be confidential and solely for the use of the persons or entities addressed above. If you are not an intended recipient, be aware that the information contained herein may be protected from unauthorized use by privilege or law, and any copying, distribution, disclosure, or other use of this information is prohibited. If you have received this communication in error, please contact the sender by return email or telephone (503) 657-3010 immediately, and delete or destroy all copies. Thank you for your cooperation.