Failure embedding QuickTime player locally

RESOLVED INCOMPLETE

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Firefox
File Handling
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major
RESOLVED INCOMPLETE
10 years ago
7 years ago

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(Reporter: Tom Nowacki, Unassigned)

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(Whiteboard: [closeme 2010-09-15])

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Description

10 years ago
User-Agent:       Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.9b3pre) Gecko/2008012604 Minefield/3.0b3pre
Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.9b3pre) Gecko/2008012604 Minefield/3.0b3pre

<object type="image/x-quicktime" data="file.mov" width="180" height="16"> doesn't embed properly in Firefox 3 beta. You need to leave the page and navigate Back to the page to embed and play media. Player version is 7.0.4. Pro.

 

Reproducible: Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. open QTtest.htm
2. click link to anypage.htm
3. press browser Back button
Actual Results:  
Step 1. open QTtest - does not embed player.
Step 3. press browser Back button - embeds player.

Expected Results:  
The QuickTime plugin should be embedded and Step 3 should unnecessary.

Try out the QuickTime test page. It might work fine on other platforms or with different versions of QuickTime installed.
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Comment 1

10 years ago
Created attachment 299685 [details]
Embeds QuickTime in local page for testing
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Comment 2

10 years ago
Online the player is embedded. This behavior only happens locally in Firefox 3 beta.
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Comment 3

10 years ago
<embed src="file.mov" type="image/x-quicktime" width="180" height="16"></embed> is no problem.
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Comment 4

10 years ago
Player Pro 7.4 is the same.

Interestingly Safari 3 beta for Windows has a similar problem embedding QuickTime locally.

Comment 5

7 years ago
do you still see this problem with newest version of firefox and quicktime?
(last bug comment was prior to 2010-08-29)
Whiteboard: [closeme 2010-09-15]
No reply, INCOMPLETE. Please retest with Firefox 3.6.10 or later and a new profile (http://support.mozilla.com/kb/Managing+profiles). If you continue to see this issue with the newest firefox and a new profile, then please comment on this bug.
Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 7 years ago
Resolution: --- → INCOMPLETE
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Comment 7

7 years ago
Sorry for the delay.

I've retested with FF 3.6.10 and QT 7.6.5. The issue still exists.

Local QT media player embedding,

This code embeds the player:

<embed src="pre1bach.mov" type="image/quicktime" width="180" height="16" autoplay="true" volume="90" balance="0" loop="false" controller="true"></embed>

This code does not embed the player:

<object type="image/x-quicktime" data="pre1bach.mov" width="180" height="16">
<param name="autoplay" value="true" />
<param name="volume" value="90" />
<param name="balance" value="0" />
<param name="loop" value="false" />
<param name="controller" value="true" />
</object>

Pressing browser Back button is needed.
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