Windows- altering an images layer inside a repeat loop

Ken Ray kray at sonsothunder.com
Tue Oct 21 12:46:03 EDT 2003


Ian,

Is the alwaysBuffer of the player set to true? If not, set it to true
and try again. If a movie is not buffered, you can't lay things on top
of it.

Ken Ray
Sons of Thunder Software
Email: kray at sonsothunder.com
Web Site: http://www.sonsothunder.com/ 

> -----Original Message-----
> From: use-revolution-bounces at lists.runrev.com 
> [mailto:use-revolution-bounces at lists.runrev.com] On Behalf Of Ian Wood
> Sent: Tuesday, October 21, 2003 10:17 AM
> To: use-revolution at lists.runrev.com
> Subject: Windows- altering an images layer inside a repeat loop
> 
> 
> Yet another request for help!
> 
> My application pans a cubic QTVR and saves out snapshots for a video 
> sequence.
> 
> For the demo version I want to place an image "beta040.gif" over the 
> QTVR "player 1" as a watermark.  Which works fine on OS X & OS 9, but 
> on WinXP and Win2000pro the image doesn't appear over the QTVR.
> 
> 
> repeat no_of_frames times
>      set the pan of player "player 1" to current_pan
>      put current_pan + pan_increase into current_pan
> 
>      set the tilt of player "player 1" to current_tilt
>      put current_tilt + tilt_increase into current_tilt
> 
>      set the zoom of player "player 1" to current_zoom
>      put current_zoom + zoom_increase into current_zoom
> 
>      set the layer of image "beta040.gif" to top -- bring to front
> 
> 
>      wait 100 milliseconds-- so that the screen updates
> 
> 
>      put the windowID of this stack into savedID
>      import snapshot from rectangle 160,0,(width of player 1 + 
> 160),(height of player 1) of window savedID
>      export JPEG to file file_name & ".jpg"
>      delete last image
> 
>      put file_name + 1 into file_name
>    end repeat
> 
> Again, I may be missing something simple, but I've tried putting the 
> layer change in different places in the repeat, allowing a 
> longer wait, 
> sending the player to the back, and I am out of ideas.
> 
> Ian
> 
> P.S. Rev 1.1.1 on OS X 10.2.1 and Rev 2.1 trial on OS X 10.2.6.
> 
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