scott at tactilemedia.com
Thu Nov 10 16:06:15 CST 2005
Recently, Richard Gaskin wrote:
> I have a customer for a new app who can't load a QuickTime file, yet I
> can load the same file here without difficulty, and it works well on my
> other Mac, and on our tester's Mac.
> The error occurs when I set the filename of the player to the selected
> file, the result returning "could not open movie file". Not very
> descriptive, but that's all I have to go on.
> I've tried the file both from my local volume and a second partition.
> The customer and I have the same OS version (OS X 10.4.3) and QT version
> (7.0.3), and of course the same version of the Rev-based app.
> The file name is short (about 12 characters), so I can't see how it
> could be related to the known issue with long file names.
Spaces in the file path will sometimes confuse Rev -- perhaps this is the
issue. See the past thread here:
...and also note the "space fix":
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