use-revolution Digest, Vol 46, Issue 30
david at dvglasgow.wanadoo.co.uk
Tue Jul 17 02:12:19 CDT 2007
On 16 Jul 2007, at 6:00 pm, Phil Jimmieson wrote:
> Hi David,
> do you use a relative filename for the movie? If so, try getting
> the filename and turning it into an absolute one. I had a problem
> where quicktime movies with relative filenames would work on OSX
> and Mac OS9, but not on Windows - I managed to figure out the path
> was invalid (although it was the same relative path on both boxes).
> Check out bug 1161 in the quality control centre:
Thanks Phil, and also Scott.
I use an absolute path by appending the relative path to the
I do appreciate your suggestions, but I really can't mess about with
this issue, which could easily involve a QT and/or a Rev one. Is
there a message or property I can rely on to tell me whether a QT
movie is going to run successfully? As I said, the movie function
doesn't seem to work as advertised, so is there anything else? Ugly
but effective hacks welcome at this stage......
Carlton Glasgow Partnership
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