Problem with Import As Control for videoclips

Trevor DeVore lists at
Sat Dec 31 20:31:28 EST 2005

On Dec 31, 2005, at 4:35 PM, Stgoldberg at wrote:

> First, much thanks to Malte Brill for his suggestion that immediately
> resolved the problem with importing "referenced" controls of mpeg-4  
> movies.   I have
> a different problem, though, with importing mpeg-4 using "Import As  
> Control":
> After importing the mpeg-4 movie using "Import As Control," it is  
> listed
> clearly under VideoClips both as to name and ID number.   However,  
> on issuing a
> command, e.g., "Play videoclip ID 1003" The only thing I get is a  
> very thick
> black vertical line through the center of the card. Again, am I  
> doing something
> wrong here?   Any suggestions?   Thanks very much.   I really  
> appreciate this
> forum.   It's clarified a lot over the past year.
> Happy New Year to all.
> Steve Goldberg

This is a bug with Revolution.  If you are going to import a movie as  
a control and play it as a videoclip then save the file with a .mov  
extension before importing.  It will then play correctly.

Trevor DeVore
Blue Mango Multimedia
trevor at

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