(Solved) Using players to play mp3 files on Windows

Scott Rossi scott at tactilemedia.com
Sat Dec 10 20:22:54 EST 2005

Recently, Thomas von Fintel wrote:

> I have resorted to setting the defaultFolder to the effective filename
> & "/sound" and then setting the player's fileName to "track001.mp3".
> Should I expect problems with long filenames and spaces?

Yes, if your filenames ever run beyond 31 characters.

It's a simple two line addition to your script to fix potential playback
problems which have long plagued many of us (until Mark Waddingham recently
provided the workaround).


Scott Rossi
Creative Director
Tactile Media, Multimedia & Design
E: scott at tactilemedia.com
W: http://www.tactilemedia.com

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