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How To Stop the VideoPlayer

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    I'm using the older unbound videoplayer control that plays youtube videos by default. I have put it in a container window which I'm opening with a button which fires Action JS "Show Container Window". This works fine except it does not stop if I close the window without first stopping the video. I tried

    var Obj = {dialog.object}.getControl('MYVIDEOPLAYER');

    as per release notes however this just throws an error. I assume this is for the newer videoplayer control

    Any thoughts?


  • #2
    Re: How To Stop the VideoPlayer

    Right... lots of video players... and the code you show is, I believe, for the Data Controls, More, VideoPlayer.

    The Other Controls, Video Player can be stopped... but not paused. Create an Action Javascript, Video Player Control Actions, and select the Action Name "Stop Video". This actually deletes the whole player control and so... stops the video.

    Run this action in the Window Container, Window Javascript Events, onHide event or onBeforeHide event.
    Last edited by Davidk; 05-06-2017, 01:51 PM.


    • #3
      Re: How To Stop the VideoPlayer

      I'm curious as to what version/build of Alpha you're running? There's actually a code error I'm seeing.


      • #4
        Re: How To Stop the VideoPlayer

        Thanks (again) that did the trick (missed the obvious). The stop video function of course prevented the video from being restarted if the popup window was reopen. Using the "Specify video id" action in conjunction with opening the window fixed that.

        I'm using an older build 3954 but will be looking at upgrading soon. Where are you getting the code error and what build are you using?Obviously I want to check this will work with the newer releases.


        • #5
          Re: How To Stop the VideoPlayer

          Right... I'm using "Specify video id" so I didn't see that behaviour. I'll report the error (it's in a pre-release, at the least) and post back when I get details of a fix.