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poster movie problem

poster movie problem

poster movie problem

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Dear Forum Members,

My first post. The following code works well (as you would expect):

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<script language="JavaScript" type="text/javascript">
QT_WriteOBJECT('file:///C:/VIDEO/clip1.mov','268','216','',
'target','quicktimeplayer',
'scale','aspect',
'controller','true',
'autoplay','false');
</script>

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It scales (squashes), say, a 400 x 300 .mov file neatly into the smaller parameters I want. But what I would like is to use the poster.mov technique and still achieve this.

The following doesn't work (and I've tried everything known to man to get it to):

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<script language="JavaScript" type="text/javascript">
QT_WriteOBJECT('images/poster.gif', '268', '216', '', 'loop', 'true',
'href','<file:///C:/VIDEO/diskclip1.qtl>T<myself>','target',
'quicktimeplayer',
'scale','aspect',
'controller','false',
'autoplay','true');
</script>

*****************************************************

OK, the poster.mov is a gif file, but that shouldn't (and doesn't normally) make any difference.

diskclip1.qtl is as follows:

************

<?xml version="1.0"?>
<?quicktime type="application/x-quicktime-media-link"?>
<embed
    src="clip1.mov"
    autoplay="true"
    fullscreen="full"
    quitwhendone="true"
/>

************

QT_WriteOBJECT doesn't seem to scale the movie down. Removing the fullscreen attribute makes no difference either.

Anyone know why or what I can do?

Best,

Terry

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