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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?


Total Posts: 1 | Joined Sep. 2003 | Posted on: 5:12 pm on Sep. 9, 2003 | IP

Sunil Tanna for Answers 2000 Limited
Is this a CD-ROM?

If using http://www.ebookpower.com optional 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.

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Total Posts: 1090 | Joined Mar. 2001 | Posted on: 5:23 pm on Sep. 10, 2003 | IP

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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:


 best -



roger nilsson

Total Posts: 238 | Joined July 2002 | Posted on: 8:10 pm on Sep. 11, 2003 | IP

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