Quicktime question

Phil Davis revdev at pdslabs.net
Fri Sep 29 11:25:33 EDT 2006


Hi Steve -

You can check the QTVersion before starting the player. If the QTVersion = 0.0, 
QT is not installed.

Phil Davis


Stgoldberg at aol.com wrote:
> Lately I've been incorporating Quicktime mp4 movies into my Rev standalones.  
>  When distributing the standalones to others, I've included the Quicktime 
> Player installer, in case they do not have Quicktime (especially Windows users).  
>  If they forget to install Quicktime, the movie instead appears as a blank 
> space.   My question is as follows:
> Is there some way, if the user forgets to install Quicktime, that I can have 
> a message in the blank space indicating that the user should install 
> Quicktime?   It would be sort similar to what developers do on a web page when a 
> picture doesn't appear; instead there is text explaining what the subject of the 
> picture is.   I tried putting a field over the Quicktime movie area with text in 
> it.   However, the blank Quicktime box remains layered over the text.   Any 
> suggestions?   Thanks.
> Steve Goldberg



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