Quicktime question

Stgoldberg at aol.com Stgoldberg at aol.com
Fri Sep 29 14:33:32 CDT 2006


Thanks Phil (and Ian Wood and Mark Schonewille)!   Knowing that there is no 
Quicktime version on someone's computer will enable the script to hide the 
player and see the underlying message.
Steve Goldberg

In a message dated 9/29/06 2:45:26 PM, 
use-revolution-request at lists.runrev.com writes:


> From: Phil Davis <revdev at pdslabs.net>
> Subject: Re: Quicktime question
> To: How to use Revolution <use-revolution at lists.runrev.com>
> Message-ID: <451D3AED.20505 at pdslabs.net>
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> 
> 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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