another mac to Windows gotcha

Tim Selander selander at tkf.att.ne.jp
Sat Feb 24 10:32:44 EST 2018


Hi Peter,

Tried
if pkeyname is "j" then
set the playrate of player videoplayer to -1
start player videplayer
end if

Results in a pause in playback as long as I am holding ctrl-j, as 
soon as that's released, forward play resumes.

Thanks.

Tim


On 2018.02.25 0:26, Peter Bogdanoff via use-livecode wrote:
> Tim,
>
> Try both commands in order: set playRate, then start.
>
> Peter Bogdanoff
>
>> On Feb 24, 2018, at 10:16 AM, Tim Selander via use-livecode <use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
>>
>> Hi Paul,
>>
>> Using 9.0 dp11 community. After sending the post, I found in the dictionary that for windows, commandkeydown message. After changing my script from controlkeydown to commandkeydown, it worked. Sort of.
>>
>> My next problem is that on the LC/osx I use:
>>   if pkeyname is "j" then set the playrate of player videoplayer to -1
>>   if pkeyname is "k" then set the playrate of player videoplayer to 0
>>   if pkeyname is "l" then set the playrate of player videoplayer to 1
>>
>> to start, stop or reverse the player from the keyboard. This worked great in LC/osx, but is not working in win7/LC.
>>
>> I changed the lines to
>>   if pkeyname is "k" then stop player videoplayer
>>   if pkeyname is "l" then start player videoplayer
>>
>> and that works in win7/lc. But can't figure out how to send a play in reverse command from the keyboard yet.
>>
>> Tim Selander
>> Tokyo, Japan
>>
>>
>>> On 2018.02.24 23:44, Paul Dupuis via use-livecode wrote:
>>> controlKeyDown is absolutely available on Windows. See the dictionary
>>> entry in LC8.1.9 for example. What version of LiveCode are you using?
>>>
>>>
>>>> On 2/24/2018 9:04 AM, Tim Selander via use-livecode wrote:
>>>> Hi,
>>>>
>>>> Trying my first little LC app on Windows. I wrote an app on osx and am
>>>> now trying to get it to work in a Win7 machine.
>>>>
>>>> On the mac app, I use ctrl-J, ctrl-K, and ctrl-L to control the video
>>>> player. JKL is pretty standard video player control in video editing
>>>> software.
>>>>
>>>> On the mac app, the card script 'listens' for controlkeydown, and if
>>>> the other key is J K or L, sends the appropriate go, stop, reverse
>>>> command to the player.
>>>>
>>>> Have just discovered controlkeydown is not available on windows. Is
>>>> there an equivalent? What would the windows guy and gals here use?
>>>>
>>>> Thanks,
>>>>
>>>> Tim Selander
>>>> Tokyo, Japan
>>>>
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