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delay start of avi

Posted on 2004-09-09
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I need to be able to delay the start of an avi to allow other events to occur.  I have created and used the following script, but there is a black flash between the gif and the avi.

<html>
<head>
<title>Test</title>
<script language="JavaScript">
<!--
  image1 = new Image();
  image1.src = "images/vcr1.gif";
  image2 = new Image();
  image2.src = "video/tapein.avi";

  function picture1()
  {
    window.document.form.dynsrc=image1.src;
    window.setTimeout('picture2()',5000);
  }
  function picture2()
  {
    window.document.form.dynsrc=image2.src;
  }
//-->
</script>
<body onLoad="window.setTimeout('picture2()',10000)">
<div align="center">
<h1>Test</h1>
<p>
<image name="form" dynsrc="images/vcr1.gif" start="fileopen"> </a> </div> </body> </html>

I know this isn't the best solution.
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Question by:jern50
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by:Aramysm
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why not simply call the function after the other events have occurred as opposed to setTimeout().  As for the flash between the gif and the AVI I'm guessing that is because you are switching formats so apbruptly if you want it to happen immediately I'd suggest either converting the clip into flash or converting the AVI into .gif format  I know this perhaps isn't the best solution perhaps the .gif into AVI and simply join the videos with the desired delay between the two things.
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davidlars99 earned 125 total points
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you can check if audio file was loaded like this

  image1 = new Image();
  image1.src = "images/vcr1.gif";
  image2 = new Image();
  image2.src = "video/tapein.avi";

  if(image2.complete)
       ........
       


if(document.getElementById("audio").ReadyState==4)
    document.getElementById("snd"+current).play()




but you have to load it this way inside the body content



<object id="audio" CLASSID="CLSID:22D6F312-B0F6-11D0-94AB-0080C74C7E95">
   <param name="FileName"  value="file3.avi">
   <param name="AutoStart"                 value="false">
   <param name="SendPlayStateChangeEvents" value="true">
   <param name="ShowAudioControls"         value="false">
</object>


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