PlayDirection Property


set the playDirection of <movie | path>
to <forward | backward> Applies to movies, paths


The playDirection property controls the direction in which the movie or path plays. The value always reflects the current play state. So, if the movie's playStyle is set to reverseOnReplay, the movie's playDirection will be backward on even-valued plays (of playNumber).


The following set of commands, when added to a handler, causes infinite palindrome playback. (That is, playback forward to the end, then backward to the beginning, then forward, and so on.) set the playDirection of path 1 to forward set the playStyle of path 1 to reverseOnReplay set the playForever of path 1 to true
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