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playerObject Property (deprecated)

This page documents a feature of HTML+TIME 1.0, which was released in Microsoft® Internet Explorer 5. We recommend that you migrate your content to the latest version of HTML+TIME, which implements the SMIL 2.0 Working Draft. See the Introduction to HTML+TIME overview for more information.

Gets the object that plays media files.

Syntax

XML N/A
Scripting [ oPlayer = ] object.playerObject

Possible Values

oPlayer The player object used for rendering the element media.

The property is read-only. The property has no default value.

Remarks

The t:PLAYER attribute specifies the object that plays media files.

This property provides access to all the properties, methods, and events available on the player object.

Example

This example plays a video clip with the Microsoft Windows Media Player control. The video clip begins playing five seconds after the page loads, and continues playing for 20 seconds. The playerObject is used to access the mute property and AboutBox method available on the Windows Media Player control.


<HTML>
<HEAD>
<TITLE>playerObject</TITLE>
<XML:NAMESPACE PREFIX="t"/>
<STYLE>
.time            { behavior: url(#default#time);}
</STYLE>
<SCRIPT>
function toggleVol() {
    if (cBox.checked == true) {
        mp.playerObject.mute = false;
    }
    else {
        mp.playerObject.mute = true;
    }
}
</SCRIPT>
</HEAD>
<BODY>
<SPAN STYLE="width:175; position:absolute; left:20; top:50; 
    padding:5; z-index:-1; border:1pt solid red;">
	A video clip is played here 5 seconds after the page is loaded.
</SPAN>

<!-- Add clip with HTML+TIME video element and specify the GUID for
Windows Media Player control with the PLAYER attribute -->
<t:VIDEO ID="mp" CLASS="time" STYLE="width:200; height:200"
t:PLAYER="{22d6f312-b0f6-11d0-94ab-0080c74c7e95}" 
t:SRC="/workshop/samples/author/behaviors/media/movie.avi" t:BEGIN="5" 
t:DUR="20" />

<BR><BR>
<INPUT TYPE="BUTTON" VALUE="About Player" 
    onclick="mp.playerObject.AboutBox();" >
<INPUT ID="cBox" TYPE=Checkbox CHECKED 
    onpropertychange="toggleVol();">
	  Volume On
</BODY>
</HTML>

Code example: http://samples.msdn.microsoft.com/workshop/samples/author/behaviors/playerObject.htm

Applies To

t:AUDIO, t:IMG, t:MEDIA, t:VIDEO

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