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windows media video controller

Posted on 2006-10-31
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hi experts
plz help me,

i must use an wmv video in my director project.
i can not use Activex and Quicktime

i just want use windows media from media element.

can u help me to create a simple video controller
that contain play,pause,stop and A bar that indicate played time and ellapsed and
user can use it to go to desire time of movie

thanks.
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by:MediaMacros
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You might start with something like the all in one video controller at www.mediamacros.com, then you can expand it for the WMV commands.  WMV also works through the MPEG advance Xtra (and it has built in bars). Note that WMV does not seek well so the slider may have a bit of a lag to it.
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by:mahrayan
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yes i know that these are some xtra
but all of them is not free
i ask that how can we build it not using another xtra
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by:MediaMacros
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There is a built in WMV Xtra that is part of Director MX 2004.  Check the director docs for the commands for play, paise, etc.
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by:mahrayan
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thanks for u comment,
i can play and stop and pause but
my really problem is bar
as i explain
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You can get the currenttime of the movie.and compare it to the duration.  This is the way all sliders work.  Check www.mediamacros.com for a number of slider or progress bar examples.  You can adapt any to show the current time of the movie file
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