playing videos in succession
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Fri Dec 5 17:26:03 CST 2003
On Dec 5, 2003, at 4:17 PM, J. Landman Gay wrote:
> On 12/5/03 4:21 PM, Kurt Kaufman wrote:
>> I'm looking for a script that would allow me to play a number of
>> separate video clips one after the other. I understand that it
>> involves the player waiting for the playstopped message and then
>> starting the next clip.
> You are off by 2 because setting the filename of a player also sends a
> "playstopped" message. You'll need to bracket setting the filename
> with "lock messages/unlock messages" commands to block the extra
> playstopped message that gets sent.
> But brace yourself. There is a discussion going on right now on the MC
> list about playing files serially in a player. While the Rev IDE
> receives the "playStopped" message just fine, standalones built for OS
> X do not. It's a bug. If you are only building for Windows there's no
> problem, since the bug is only in OS X.
I wonder if you could create a SMIL document that listed your movies in
the order you wanted them to play and load that into a player? That
might do the trick as well.
Blue Mango Multimedia
trevor at mangomultimedia.com
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