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#1676 Movie/Video preview not working
Author: user leo_os
Date created:
Type: bug
Visibility: Everybody
Assigned to:
Labels: Flash ViewerVideo
State: closed Help

> What steps will reproduce the problem? Clicking on a movie/video inside the movies folder, which makes the preview show up. > What is the expected output? What do you see instead? Expected output: a preview of the selected video What I see: I get the error message "Preview of this object is not avaliable on this platform (Windows only).", despite running on Windows. > What version of the product are you using? Is it "nightly build"? Which operating system do you have? Decompiler: v.14.3.1 stable OS: Windows 10 Home, running update 20H2 (although the error was already occuring back when I used updates 19XX). > Please provide any additional information below. If the problem is related to a SWF file, attach it here, otherwise we can't help you. Possibly caused by me missing a codec?
I modified the message in nightly 1917. The truth is that our flash viewer cannot display movie tags. These can only be displayed by actual Flash Player - ActiveX component or standalone flash projector. You can try enabling activeX compoment in "Advanced Settings / Other / (Deprecated) Use Adobe Flash player for preview of objects", but this probably won't work, since Adobe blocks ActiveX in Windows10. I thought about it and we could probably make a button which will open external flash projector with the preview, so stay tuned...
State: new→opened
In nightly 1918, I added option to view video tags in external flash projector. You should see a button in there.
State: opened→upgraded
Yup, just tested it. Working nicely. Thanks!
You're welcome.
State: upgraded→closed