Problems setting a player object to an alias in a script

Richmond Mathewson richmondmathewson at
Mon May 31 15:38:42 EDT 2010

  On 31/05/2010 22:04, Howard Bornstein wrote:
> On Mon, May 31, 2010 at 8:36 AM, J. Landman Gay<jacque at>wrote:
>>   Try using the aliasReference function to get the real file name and set
>> your player to that instead.
> Thank you thank you! This is exactly what I was looking for and solves my
> problem nicely. Since I may have a mix of aliases and normal files, this
> function makes it easy to tell if the file is an alias as well as providing
> the valid reference to the actual file.
> This was one of the multitude of Rev functions I didn't even know existed.
Join the club!

I've been messing around with RunRev for 9 years and I have now reached
the conclusion that I know about 25% of the functions - and that's having
developed quite a number of applications with the thing!

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