[thelist] from text to quicktime player

Stephen Rider evolt_org at striderweb.com
Sun Oct 14 01:22:53 CDT 2007

I would think a little DOM scripting would be in order.  Use  
JavaScript to replace the link (or some other element) with the  
Quicktime movie itself, set to autoplay.

Just a thought.


On Oct 13, 2007, at 6:00 PM, marianna wrote:

> actually this is an internal website for view by other computers  
> that are
> macs and have quicktime, so no worries about computers and what is
> installed.
> but if i call the quicktimeplayer through a postermovie in  
> javascript, it
> opens the quicktimeplayer. but i just don't know how to do this  
> through
> text. perhaps i have to create a text file and call the quicktime  
> player
> though this file?
> thanks,
> marianna
> Shawn K. Quinn wrote:
>> On Sat, 2007-10-13 at 11:09 -0700, marianna wrote:
>>> with your code another window opens and plays the movie in the
>>> browser. i
>>> would like a link that opens quicktime player on the viewer's
>>> computer.
>>> that's what i am having trouble with.
>> The links themselves don't do that, that depends entirely on the  
>> user's
>> browser configuration.
>> Note that if you have something which uses Javascript without a
>> non-Javascript alternative, users without Javascript (note that
>> Javascript is not always enabled even if the capability is there)  
>> will
>> not be able to access the Quicktime movie *at all*; there's a  
>> reason I
>> use the phrase "(site held together with) duck tape, Javascipt, and
>> Flash".
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