MovieTypes Function


the movieTypes
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: on mouseUp put movieTypes () into supported_formats if "QuickTime" is in supported_formats then play movie 1 else end if
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