Starting Flash movie at a frame

Use "STARTFRAME=" parameter in OBJECT and EMBED tags in HTML code. For example to start the animation at Frame 3 use the following syntax:

<PARAM NAME="MOVIE" VALUE="menu.swf?startframe=Frame 3">

The following example file "3-menu.sfd" can be found in examples folder:

To start the animation at the beginning don't use "startframe=" parameter:
<OBJECT CLASSID="clsid:D27CDB6E-AE6D-11cf-96B8-444553540000"
WIDTH="300" HEIGHT="320"
CODEBASE="http://active.macromedia.com/flash5/cabs/swflash.cab#version=5,0,0,0">
<PARAM NAME="MOVIE" VALUE="menu.swf">
<PARAM NAME="PLAY" VALUE="true">
<PARAM NAME="LOOP" VALUE="true">
<PARAM NAME="WMODE" VALUE="opaque">
<PARAM NAME="QUALITY" VALUE="high">
<EMBED SRC="menu.swf" WIDTH="300" HEIGHT="320" PLAY="true" LOOP="true" WMODE="opaque" QUALITY="high"
PLUGINSPAGE="http://www.macromedia.com/shockwave/download/index.cgi?P1_Prod_Version=ShockwaveFlash">
</EMBED>
</OBJECT>

To start the animation at "Europe" submenu use "startframe=Frame 3" parameter. Open example file "3-menu.sfd" to verify that "Europe" submenu is placed on "Frame 3".
<OBJECT CLASSID="clsid:D27CDB6E-AE6D-11cf-96B8-444553540000"
WIDTH="300" HEIGHT="320"
CODEBASE="http://active.macromedia.com/flash5/cabs/swflash.cab#version=5,0,0,0">
<PARAM NAME="MOVIE" VALUE="menu.swf?startframe=Frame 3">
<PARAM NAME="PLAY" VALUE="true">
<PARAM NAME="LOOP" VALUE="true">
<PARAM NAME="WMODE" VALUE="opaque">
<PARAM NAME="QUALITY" VALUE="high">
<EMBED SRC="menu.swf?startframe=Frame 3" WIDTH="300" HEIGHT="320" PLAY="true" LOOP="true" WMODE="opaque" QUALITY="high"
PLUGINSPAGE="http://www.macromedia.com/shockwave/download/index.cgi?P1_Prod_Version=ShockwaveFlash">
</EMBED>
</OBJECT>