Player Problem in Rev 2.7 on Windows

Richard Gaskin ambassador at
Fri Mar 3 14:59:46 EST 2006

J. Landman Gay wrote:
> Timothy Bleiler wrote:
>> The problem
>> Player does not play video when the alwaysBuffer is true from the  
>> controller. Keyboard message will start the player but the frame rate  
>> is way below the setting.
> Yes, it's standard behavior, and in the docs. Players with alwaysBuffer 
> set to true must be scripted to work, as the controller is not active in 
> that case. To use the built-in controller, alwaysBuffer must be false. 
> Setting it to true can also affect the playback rate. It isn't a bug, it 
> is just how it works. There is more explanation in the dictionary entry 
> for "alwaysBuffer".

Why isn't the controller shown as disabled when the alwaysBuffer is true?

  Richard Gaskin
  Fourth World Media Corporation
  Ambassador at

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