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Add a Windows Media file to a page

For information about the file formats supported by Windows Media Player, see Windows Media Player multimedia file formats Ee371260.xtlink_newWindow(en-us,Expression.40).png .

To insert a Windows Media file from the Toolbox panel

  1. In the Toolbox panel, expand the HTML and Media categories.

  2. Do one of the following:

    • Drag the Windows Media Player icon into your open page.

    • In either the Design view or the Code view of your page, put your cursor where you want the media to appear. In the Toolbox panel, either double-click the Windows Media Player icon or right-click the Windows Media Player icon, and then click Insert.

  3. In the Select Media File dialog box, select your Windows Media file, and then click Insert.

To insert a Windows Media file from the Insert menu

  1. In either the Design view or Code view of your page, put your cursor where you want the media to appear.

  2. On the Insert menu, point to Media, and then click Windows Media Player.

  3. In the Select Media File dialog box, select your Windows Media file, and then click Insert.

To edit media properties

  1. In your web page, select the Windows Media file or ActiveX control that you want to edit.

  2. To edit any HTML properties, in the Tag Properties panel, set the properties you want.

  3. To edit properties that are unique to the file format of the selected media and also common HTML properties, do any of the following:

    • In Design view, either double-click the file, or right-click the file and select ActiveX Control Properties.

    • On the Format menu, click Properties.

    • Either double-click the <object> tag in the quick tag selector bar at the top of the page, or right-click the <object> tag and click Tag Properties.

    • In the Tag Properties panel, click the Show Tag Properties button.

    The Windows Media Player Properties dialog box appears for Windows Media files.

    For information about the properties of Windows Media file formats, see Set Windows Media properties.

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