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I want to have a button in my gui run windows media player and open a specific .avi movie file. are there special rules to go with avi files or something? I can't tell what I'm doing wrong.

$avi = @ScriptDir & "\studentapptest.avi"
Run ("C:\Program Files\Windows Media Player\wmplayer.exe" & $avi)

this just doesn't seem to wanna go. If I just have it open windows media by itself it works fine, but when I try to add on the file it says that it can't find it. Anyone have any suggestions?


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You don't have any space between wmpalyer.exe and the avi file name. You probably also need quotes in case the path contains spaces

$avi = @ScriptDir & "\studentapptest.avi"

Run ("C:\Program Files\Windows Media Player\wmplayer.exe " & """" $avi & """")


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#3 ·  Posted (edited)

You don't have any space between wmpalyer.exe and the avi file name. You probably also need quotes in case the path contains spaces

$avi = @ScriptDir & "\studentapptest.avi"

Run ("C:\Program Files\Windows Media Player\wmplayer.exe " & """" $avi & """")

Hi,

maybe this works, too :lmao:

$avi = FileOpenDialog("", "", "Avi (*.avi)")
Run ("C:\Programme\Windows Media Player\wmplayer.exe" & ' "' & $avi & '"')

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ok, this is just how i'd do it...

$avi = FileOpenDialog("", "", "Avi (*.avi)")
$avi = FileGetShortName($avi)
Run(@Comspec & " /c start " & $avi, '',@SW_HIDE)

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ok, this is just how i'd do it...

$avi = FileOpenDialog("", "", "Avi (*.avi)")
$avi = FileGetShortName($avi)
Run(@Comspec & " /c start " & $avi, '',@SW_HIDE)

--my two cents

~cdkid

Hi cdkid,

nice version. ;)

But in (or at?) your version, it is not garanteed, that the movie is started with windows media player.

It starts with the associated programm to *avi.

I think you know that. But maybe some others not. :lmao:

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You don't have any space between wmpalyer.exe and the avi file name. You probably also need quotes in case the path contains spaces

$avi = @ScriptDir & "\studentapptest.avi"

Run ("C:\Program Files\Windows Media Player\wmplayer.exe " & """" $avi & """")

this was really close, but I got it to work

$avi = @ScriptDir & "\Ubertor Patch\studentapptest.avi"
         Run ("C:\Program Files\Windows Media Player\wmplayer.exe " & """" & $avi & """")

thanks for the help :o


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