Change absolute link to relative link

Stephen Van Esch vanesch at yahoo.com
Sat Feb 5 17:51:35 CST 2005


Chipp:

FInally found the time to give this a whirl. Seems to
work just fine.

Thanks.

Steve

--- Chipp Walters <chipp at chipp.com> wrote:

> Hi Steve,
> 
> I suppose you have a number of QT players which have
> absolute link paths.
> 
> Put all the QT Mov files in the same folder as your
> application.
> 
> Then in your openStack handler:
> 
> set the filename of player "myPlayer1" to
> "myPlayer.mov"
> set the filename of player "myPlayer2" to
> "myPlayer2.mov"
> 
> If this doesn't work correctly, it might be because
> your players are 
> already assigned the filename. In that case try:
> 
> set the filename of player "myPlayer1" to empty
> set the filenmee of player "myPlayer1" to
> "myPlayer.mov"
> 
> this 'cycling' of the filenames forces the player to
> load correctly. Of 
> course, the QT mov may automatically start, so you
> should take care of 
> that with a stop command.
> 
> best,
> 
> Chipp
> 
> 
> Stephen Van Esch wrote:
> > Any takers on this one? Or should I just start
> from
> > scratch?
> > 
> > Thanks!
> > 
> > Steve
> > 
> > 
> >>Folks:
> >>
> >>I've got my first small project assembled.
> However,
> >>I
> >>didn't realize until the end that Quicktime files
> >>must
> >>be in the same folder as the Rev application for
> >>them
> >>to be correctly bundled with a standalone.
> >>
> >>I've tried to move all the Quicktime files into
> the
> >>Rev application folder and relink all of them
> using
> >>the inspector. However, when I try to move between
> >>cards after changing the link the following
> message
> >>appears:
> >>
> >>"A stack with the same name as the one you are
> >>trying
> >>to load is already open. Before loading ..... what
> >>do
> >>you want to do with stack ....?"
> >>
> >>I've tried saving, purging and cancelling at this
> >>point. None seem to work and only seem to result
> in
> >>Rev hanging (reinstall required as mentioned in
> the
> >>archives), corrupting the relinked Quicktime files
> >>or
> >>losing the new links.
> >>
> >>Is there an easy way to change the absolute links
> to
> >>relative links without a problem? Or do I have to
> >>start from scratch?
> >>
> >>Steve
> > 
> > 
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