Pointers to Quicktime videos in Revlets

Richard Miller wow at together.net
Fri Dec 25 16:30:54 EST 2009


Jacqueline is right if the videos you are trying to access are on a 
remote server.

It's not been my experience that the alwaysBuffer setting matters in a 
revlet. Seems they'll always default to "alwaysbuffer" is true.


J. Landman Gay wrote:
> Tim Lambert wrote:
>> Hi Could anyone point me to a 'How-to' to get QT vids to play from an
>> uploaded revlet? The vids are in the same folder as the uploaded
>> Revlet, but nowr happens.
> That's how I do it. The videos are in the same folder with the revlet, 
> then the script references them like this:
> set the filename of player 1 to "http://www.domain.com/folder/movie.mov"
> I don't use the "file://" syntax, because a revlet is like a local 
> stack, and a fully qualified URL is fine as a reference. The "file://" 
> designation is only for files you want to retrieve from the user's 
> local hard drive, not for those on your server.
> Unless it got fixed without my noticing, players in revlets only work 
> reliably if the alwaysBuffer property is set to false. That may be the 
> issue in your revlet.

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