Displaying Images as "object" Elements on IE 10

This section provides a tutorial example on how IE 10 renders images specified in 'object' elements. Result is very poor comparing with Firefox 26.

To see how IE (Internet Explorer) handles the <object> elements with image files as data values, I opened object_gif.html created in the previous section with IE 10 and got a warning message first, "Internet Explorer restricted this webpage from running scripts or ActiveX controls. [Allow blocked content]" near the page buttom.

I clicked the "Allow blocked content" button. A dialog box showed up saying: "An ActiveX control on this page might be unsafe to interact with other parts of the page. Do you want to allow this interaction?"

I clicked the "Yes" button. "Windows Media Player" got executed with the Yahoo! image displayed.

I closed "Windows Media Player". IE displayed the final result of object_gif.html as:
Images as OBJECT Elements - IE

What I learned from the result:

However, when I uploaded object_gif.html to my Apache Web server and open it remotely, IE 10 was giving me a new error message: "Internet Explorer has blocked this site from using an ActiveX control in an unsafe manner. As a result, this page might not display correctly."

So what is the difference between opening object_gif.html as a local file and as a remote Web page? Why IE behaves differently? I have no idea.

Comparing with Firefox 26, IE 10 behaves poorly on rendering images provided in "object" elements.

Last update: 2014.

Table of Contents

 About This Book

 Introduction of Adobe Flash

 Adobe Flash Player Plugin for Firefox

 Adobe Flash Player Plugin for Chrome

 Adobe Flash Player Plugin for Safari

 Adobe Flash Player ActiveX for IE

Using "object" Elements for Flash Files

 What Is "object" Element?

 Displaying Images as "object" Elements - Example

 Displaying Images as "object" Elements on Firefox 26

Displaying Images as "object" Elements on IE 10

 Playing Flash as "object[@data]" - Example

 Playing Flash as "object[@data]" on Firefox 26

 Playing Flash as "object[@data]" on IE 10

 Playing Flash as "object[@classid]"

 Playing Flash as "object[@classid]" - Example

 Playing Flash as "object[@classid]" on Firefox 26

 Playing Flash as "object[@classid]" on IE 10

 Playing Flash with Nested "object" Elements

 Playing Flash with a Single "object" Element

 Using "embed" Elements for Flash Files

 "mp3player" - MP3 Music Player

 SWFObject - Hidding "object" behind JavaScript

 Flash Player Projector

 SWFTools - SWF File Manipulation Tools

 SWFC Script to Generate Flash SWF Files

 ActionScript Embedded in SWFC Script

 AS3Compile - ActionScript 3 Compiler

 Adobe Flex SDK 4

 SWF File Structure and Tags

 SWF File Processing Rules

 SWF Files for Video and Audio Streams

 Outdated Tutorials

 References

 PDF Printing Version