Problems using a Lightbox to view Youtube video

On one slide in a training module I've set up 3 lightbox objects linking to 3 different slides in a separate scene. Each of the 3 linked slides includes a web object (Youtube video).  The idea is that when a user clicks on one of the objects, the Youtube video slide opens as a lightbox over the main slide.  In Preview, the Youtube video works on the linked slides.  But when published I can't get the Youtube videos to show.  In Firefox they just show as a black box and Internet Explorer I get a message saying the video cant be shown in a frame.  I can of course get the video shown in other ways, but the lightbox approach seemed the really neat way to do it.  Does anyone have any suggestions please?

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Errol Muir

Michael, thank you.  The test file works exactly as I wanted mine to work.  But I cannot get mine to work.  I notice that your lightbox video does not have any of the Youtube info surrounding it, whereas what I have in the video slides does have it.  Could this account for mine not working?

I really appreciate your help.

Errol

Errol Muir

Michael, your video has, I think, given me the answer.  In the video slide, which forms the Lightbox, I had inserted a web object and  pasted the Youtube URL.  I think you had inserted a video/video from website and pasted the embed code. This works on the quick test I have done and I will now amend my training module and check that works.  I'll confirm, but think it will be fine.  I really appreciate your help and the speed of reply.

Cheers

Errol

Michael Hinze

Errol Muir said:

Michael, your video has, I think, given me the answer.  In the video slide, which forms the Lightbox, I had inserted a web object and  pasted the Youtube URL.  I think you had inserted a video/video from website and pasted the embed code. This works on the quick test I have done and I will now amend my training module and check that works.  I'll confirm, but think it will be fine.  I really appreciate your help and the speed of reply.

Cheers

Errol


Errol, correct I used the  video's embed code in the web object. Good to hear that it works for you now.