or movieTypes () Applies to global
The movieTypes function returns a carriage return-delimited list of the supported movie formats available on the machine on which the Oracle Media Objects application is running; the list is empty if no formats are available.
This function is useful for checking whether or not QuickTime is installed on a particular machine.
The following button script checks to ensure that QuickTime is installed before playing a movie:
put movieTypes () into supported_formats
if "QuickTime" is in supported_formats then
play movie 1 else
This text has been mechanically extracted from the Oracle Media Objects 22.214.171.124 MediaTalk Reference, © 1995 Oracle Corporation, and is provided here solely for educational/historical purposes.