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use WMV in FF and detect PlayStateChange



12:11 am on Oct 27, 2010 (gmt 0)

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Hello all

I need to detect PlayStateChange when a user is browsing with FF. In IE it's no problem.

The purpose is to run a WMV once and when it is done, detect that it is finished and let the user proceed (this is a part of a survey, they've already agreed to take the survey, so please no lectures about making a user do something ;)

I have probably looked at and tried 5-10 snippets(all I can find) - can't get any to work (including an old one on microsoft.com).

Has anyone done this successfully?



2:42 am on Oct 27, 2010 (gmt 0)

WebmasterWorld Senior Member tedster is a WebmasterWorld Top Contributor of All Time 10+ Year Member

Here's what my research turned up:

For firefox, I have found out a ugly way, it will work just only remove the codes "for="MediaPlayer".

The codes as following.

//for firefox, for PlayStateChange
<SCRIPT event="PlayStateChange(NewState)">
function OnDSPlayStateChangeEvt(NewState)
//add your code here.


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