play videoClip "nameOfVideo" does not work, Please help

J. Landman Gay jacque at
Tue Jul 12 20:57:38 EDT 2005

On 7/12/05 6:28 PM, Jeanne A. E. DeVoto wrote:

> At 2:36 PM -0500 7/12/2005, J. Landman Gay wrote:
>>> Since playing a clip creates a temporary player for display, the 
>>> settings of the templatePlayer are used when playing the clip.
>> So now if I want to stop the movie with the controller and then get 
>> rid of it, how do I remove it from the card? It only disappears if the 
>> movie completes and I can't find a way to set the currenttime to the 
>> duration.
> Ugh. That I'm not sure about.
> There doesn't seem to be a player reference while the thing is playing, 
> either. It does return a number in the result that looks an awful lot 
> like a pending message ID, but it isn't in the pendingMessages... Hmmm.

Right. Well, I guess I'll have to go the route where I write the movie 
to disk temporarily. It was a valiant try. ;) Maybe Devin is right and I 
should feature-request it.

Jacqueline Landman Gay         |     jacque at
HyperActive Software           |

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