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Topic # 9834 17-Oct-2006 03:59
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I am trying to embed Windows Media Player 10 Mobile into IE Mobile on the Axim x510 with Windows Mobile 5.0 and WMP 10 Mobile. I have viewed a sample from Microsoft posted 8/2005.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=46ba698a-c00d-4b90-9177-460854f1b57c&displaylang=en

However, I am having problems using it on the device. I get an error stating "The system cannot find the file specified" when the page loads. I can get the page to work when viewing it on a normal PC in IE but it will not work on the PDA.

In an attempt to get a working version I have been using a simplified version of the embedded code.

[code]

<html><body>

<OBJECT id="VIDEO" width="320" height="240"
    style="position:absolute; left:0;top:0;"
    CLASSID="CLSID:6BF52A52-394A-11d3-B153-00C04F79FAA6"
    type="application/x-oleobject">
   
    <PARAM NAME="URL" VALUE="test.wmv">
    <PARAM NAME="SendPlayStateChangeEvents" VALUE="True">
    <PARAM NAME="AutoStart" VALUE="True">
    <PARAM name="uiMode" value="none">
    <PARAM name="PlayCount" value="9999">
</OBJECT>

</body></html>

[/code]

The web page and video file are located in the same directory on the PDA. I can play the video when I directly view it in WMP but it does not play when embedded. I have tried to use an absolute path but that failed as well. Am I formatting the video path correctly? Are there only certain video types that will work as embedded?

Am I embedding the WMP correctly for a PDA? Any help would be much appreciated.

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Reply # 48852 17-Oct-2006 14:41
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  Reply # 48941 18-Oct-2006 04:27
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That worked!  You made my day!  I had tried the absolute path but I had put in the "%20" for the space in the "My Documents" path.  I also took out some of the extra stuff so it was bare bones.  This is the sample that worked:

[code]

<html><body>

<OBJECT id="VIDEO" width="400" height="300"
    CLASSID="CLSID:6BF52A52-394A-11d3-B153-00C04F79FAA6"
    type="application/x-oleobject">
   
    <PARAM NAME="URL" VALUE="file://\my documents\videos\test.wmv">
</OBJECT>

</body></html>

[/code]

Thanks, freitasm!

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