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The following example shows how to use the param element to specify a run-time parameter for the object specified by the object element. A URI is specified for the Windows Media Player control.

<OBJECT CLASSID="clsid:22D6F312-B0F6-11D0-94AB-0080C74C7E95">
<PARAM NAME="FileName" 
VALUETYPE="ref" TYPE="video/*"/>



The content type specifies the nature of a linked resource. Examples of content types include "text/html", "image/png", "image/gif", "video/mpeg", "audio/basic", "text/tcl", "text/javascript", and "text/vbscript". For the current list of registered content types, see MIME Media Types. type was introduced in Microsoft Internet Explorer 6


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Related pages (MSDN)

  • param
  • Conceptual
  • Binding HTML Elements to Data
  • Introduction to Data Binding


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