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Video from DVD to FP website

Video from DVD to FP website

Video from DVD to FP website

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I'm a volunteer webmaster for my church with basic FP experience. I'm running FP 2003 on a HPw/Windows 7 using GoDaddy to host. I want to upload a video to be shown on our church website. I have the DVD and can play it on my computer. I think I need to copy the video file to my computer and then import it into the 'images' folder of my FP web page and then either inasert it as a picture {video}, or insert an Active X or plug in to play the video. The problem I'm having is I don't know how to copy the video (its 13 minutes long) onto my computer. I feel so stupid that I don't know this - can someone please help a pitiful church volunteer lady. The website is www.stpaul-florin.org  

RE: Video from DVD to FP website


First off you need to convert the DVD to a format that can be played in a web browser. Perhaps .fla .wmv etc

Do a Google search for video converters, there are plenty of free ones out there (e.g. YouTube video downloader).

You then need to upload the file to a folder on your webspace and add some code like the below into the web page where visitors can view it:

CODE

<OBJECT ID="MediaPlayer" WIDTH="653" HEIGHT="422" CLASSID="CLSID:22D6F312-B0F6-11D0-94AB-0080C74C7E95"
STANDBY="Loading Windows Media Player components..." TYPE="application/x-oleobject">
<param name="AudioStream" value="-1">
<param name="AutoSize" value="0">
<param name="AutoStart" value="0">
<param name="AnimationAtStart" value="-1">
<param name="AllowScan" value="-1">
<param name="AllowChangeDisplaySize" value="-1">
<param name="AutoRewind" value="0">
<param name="Balance" value="50">
<param name="BaseURL" value>
<param name="BufferingTime" value="5">
<param name="CaptioningID" value>
<param name="ClickToPlay" value="-1">
<param name="CursorType" value="0">
<param name="CurrentPosition" value="-1">
<param name="CurrentMarker" value="0">
<param name="DefaultFrame" value>
<param name="DisplayBackColor" value="0">
<param name="DisplayForeColor" value="16777215">
<param name="DisplayMode" value="0">
<param name="DisplaySize" value="4">
<param name="Enabled" value="-1">
<param name="EnableContextMenu" value="-1">
<param name="EnablePositionControls" value="-1">
<param name="EnableFullScreenControls" value="0">
<param name="EnableTracker" value="-1">
<param name="Filename" value="http://www.myweb/video/myvideo.wmv">
<param name="InvokeURLs" value="-1">
<param name="Language" value="-1">
<param name="Mute" value="0">
<param name="PlayCount" value="1">
<param name="PreviewMode" value="0">
<param name="Rate" value="1">
<param name="SAMILang" value>
<param name="SAMIStyle" value>
<param name="SAMIFileName" value>
<param name="SelectionStart" value="-1">
<param name="SelectionEnd" value="-1">
<param name="SendOpenStateChangeEvents" value="-1">
<param name="SendWarningEvents" value="-1">
<param name="SendErrorEvents" value="-1">
<param name="SendKeyboardEvents" value="0">
<param name="SendMouseClickEvents" value="0">
<param name="SendMouseMoveEvents" value="0">
<param name="SendPlayStateChangeEvents" value="-1">
<param name="ShowCaptioning" value="0">
<param name="ShowControls" value="-1">
<param name="ShowAudioControls" value="-1">
<param name="ShowDisplay" value="0">
<param name="ShowGotoBar" value="0">
<param name="ShowPositionControls" value="-1">
<param name="ShowStatusBar" value="0">
<param name="ShowTracker" value="-1">
<param name="TransparentAtStart" value="0">
<param name="VideoBorderWidth" value="0">
<param name="VideoBorderColor" value="0">
<param name="VideoBorder3D" value="0">
<param name="Volume" value="-600">
<param name="WindowlessVideo" value="0"><embed TYPE="application/x-mplayer2" SRC=""http://www.myweb/video/myvideo.wmv" NAME="MediaPlayer" WIDTH="192" HEIGHT="190" ShowControls="1" ShowStatusBar="0" ShowDisplay="0" autostart="0">
</OBJECT>

Good luck

Visual FoxPro Version 9
Windows 7
www.customsoftware.co.uk

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