mobileControlCreate "player"

Chris Sheffield cmsheffield at me.com
Fri May 18 10:09:08 EDT 2012


Nicolas,

Is there a specific reason you're wanting to use a player object to play audio? If you want to be able to play audio without showing a player, try mobilePlaySoundOnChannel, or even just the play command. Either one of these is simpler.

Chris

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Chris Sheffield
Read Naturally, Inc.
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On May 18, 2012, at 12:52 AM, Nicolas Cueto wrote:

> Hello List,
> 
> An Android question.
> 
> 
> For "play" to work with a player object (which refers to an audio mp3
> file), must "visible" be set to "true" during the mobileControlCreate?
> 
> Or the rect values be set to within the card's rect?
> 
> 
> It seems they must.
> 
> 
> 
> Because the following works:
> 
>   mobileControlCreate "player", "playerDings"
>   mobileControlSet "playerDings", "visible", true
>   mobileControlSet "playerDings", "rect", "270,34,620,76"
>   mobileControlSet "playerDings", "filename", tPathDing -- an mp3 file
>   mobileControlDo "playerDings", "play"
> 
> 
> 
> But either of these do not:
> 
>   mobileControlCreate "player", "playerDings"
>   mobileControlSet "playerDings", "visible", false
>   mobileControlSet "playerDings", "filename", tPathDing
>   mobileControlDo "playerDings", "play"
> --
>   mobileControlCreate "player", "playerDings"
>   mobileControlSet "playerDings", "visible", true
>   mobileControlSet "playerDings", "rect", "288,-80,370,-57"
>   mobileControlSet "playerDings", "filename", tPathDing
>   mobileControlDo "playerDings", "play"
> 
> 
> 
> 
> Checking with mobileControls(), it lists "playerDings" in all three cases...
> 
> 
> 
> 
> If the player object must be visible or be within the card (why?!), is
> there some other way to keep the player object somehow out of sight
> but within earshot?
> 
> 
> Thanks.
> 
> --
> Nicolas Cueto
> 
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