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Need help with .avi files


 
golden I have several large .avi files that I wish to run outside my compiled ebook. But I'm not sure of the code to use within the compilied ebook to run the .avi files.

Can anyone help?

Thanks!


Posted on: 5:12 pm on September 9, 2003
EBookCompiler Is this a CD-ROM?

If usingwww.ebookpower.comoptional add-on try

[A HREF="##AMM.VIDEOFULLSCREEN('{appdrive}:\folder\video.mpg')"]Click here[/A]

If not ebookpower, try, will open based on file assocation, try

[A HREF="##OPEN('{appdrive}:\folder\video.mpg')"]Click here[/A]

Replace [ ] with less-than greater-than signs

Replace folder with name of folder on CD-ROM drive (no spaces)

Replace video.mpg with name of video

Make sure ebook EXE and video are on same drive letter when testing.


Posted on: 5:23 pm on September 10, 2003
Alaska I just posted this in the subsequent question, but Goldens' request is for the AVI file to run outside the ebook....

 I would create a new page to launch the AVI file.  Then, set the link to open the page in a clean window, outside the ebook.  The page would contain the markup:

<EMBED SRC="yourfile.avi" AUTOSTART=TRUE WIDTH=300 HEIGHT=300>

 best -

roger


Posted on: 8:10 pm on September 11, 2003

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