Displaying graphics elements or buttons on top of a QuickTime movie

Ben Rubinstein benr_mc at cogapp.com
Thu Jul 11 13:38:53 EDT 2002

on 6/7/02 11:18 pm, Troy Rollins at troy at rpsystems.net wrote:

> The only real way to have buttons on top of QuickTime without
> significant performance hits is to create "wired movies" - meaning that
> the buttons are actually in the Quicktime, and not layered on top of it.

And it's worth noting that wired movies/QT sprites are actually pretty fine
things; and can call back to Revolution.  Check out 'QTDebugStr' in the

(Question to Rev/MC - is there anyway for a Rev app to trap the
mcActionLinkToURL or mcActionCustomButtonClick events?  These offer more
flexibility than the DebugStr solution - and in particular are helpful when
embedding a Flash file through QuickTime.)
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