Quicktime player and relative path
J. Landman Gay
jacque at hyperactivesw.com
Sun Jan 9 12:47:59 CST 2005
On 1/8/05 11:50 PM, Ken Ray wrote:
> On 1/8/05 3:14 PM, "duane poncy" <tsalagi at elohigadugi.org> wrote:
>>I can't find a satisfactory answer to this question either
>>in the documentation or the archives.
>>I have tried to build my first standalone with Rev 2.5. My
>>program needs a seperate mp3 to function, but the player
>>did not show up on my stack in the standalone.
>>Back to the Rev program. The player shows up fine with an
>>absolute path, but when I set a relative path, my player
>>disappears. I thought at first that I was designating the
>>path incorrectly, so I tried several different
>>alternatives. No luck. The player only shows up with an
>>absolute path. I even tried putting the mp3 in the same
>>folder as the app. Didn't work. Can someone tell me what
>>I'm doing wrong?
>>btw, I am using Mac OSX.
> The problem with OS X is that the default directory is the folder that
> contains the *engine* (inside the bundle in Contents/MacOS/), not the folder
> that contains the *bundle* which is what appears to the user as the
Actually, that's true for externals, because that's where they look for
their source files. But for everything else, the defaultfolder is
initially set to the folder containing the bundle. So, I think all Duane
has to do is move his mp3 files into the same folder as his bundle.
Jacqueline Landman Gay | jacque at hyperactivesw.com
HyperActive Software | http://www.hyperactivesw.com
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