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SWFMovie::outputDumps your lovingly prepared movie out


int SWFMovie::output ([ int $compression ] )

This function is EXPERIMENTAL. The behaviour of this function, its name, and surrounding documentation may change without notice in a future release of PHP. This function should be used at your own risk.

Dumps the SWFMovie.

Don't forget to send the Content-Type HTTP header file before using this function, in order to display the movie in a browser.



The compression level can be a value between 0 and 9, defining the SWF compression similar to gzip compression.

This parameter is only available as of Flash MX (6).

Return Values

Return the number of bytes written or FALSE on error.


Example #1 Displaying your $movie in a browser

('Content-type: application/x-shockwave-flash'); 

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