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geldin
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i'd like to place a transparent div with scrolling text on top of a flash movie, but even if i set the z-index order, the flash movie still stays on top. will this always be the case, or am i missing something?

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text div above flash movie?

can you provide a link so we can see it in action.

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Bill Posters
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text div above flash movie?

It comes down to how certain browsers 'add' plugin content to a page.
On the vast majority of browsers plugin content is not displayed as makrup, but is 'windowed' over the appropriate area.
This means that it doesn't correspond to z-indexing and will always float above markup elements.
Afaik, only one browser has addressed this so far - MSIE6/Win.
...though that would need verification (I'm a mac user).

So, unless your audience is 100% MSIE6/Win-based, you're stuck with flash plugin content floating over your markup elements for a while longer.

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text div above flash movie?

well.... that's unfortunate.
thanks guys.