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Want to use the mouswheel for controlling the playback of a movie



zap
May 03 2007 | 2:29 pm

HI all,

i want to attach a mousewheel to a bicyclewheel (like a dynamo). The attached mousewheel should be the trigger for scrubbing a qt-movie forwards and backwards. As long as I roll the wheel in one direction the movie is playing forward; when i roll the wheel in the other direction movie plays – what a surprise – backwards. If the wheel stands still, the movie should pause.

I allready found the HI-Object as a very useful resource, but i doesn


zap
May 03 2007 | 5:21 pm

I also heard smthg about a mwheel – external that should detect mousewheel-events… but couldn

May 03 2007 | 8:41 pm


zap
May 03 2007 | 9:47 pm

nesa, big thanks for the link.

sadly max gives me an "error 126 loading external mwheel".

i am running max 4.6.2 on a windows machine

any help would be great

z.

May 04 2007 | 7:31 am

I’ll look at it during the day…

On May 3, 2007, at 11:47 PM, z.voom wrote:

>
> nesa, big thanks for the link.
>
> sadly max gives me an "error 126 loading external mwheel".
>
> i am running max 4.6.2 on a windows machine
>
> any help would be great
>
> z.
>
>
>

May 04 2007 | 1:25 pm

try this one:

http://jit.playground.googlepages.com/mwheel05042007.zip

‘error 126’ usually means that one of the libraries required is
missing. This one is compiled with msvcr80.dll, so you should have
this file in the folder where max.exe resides. Mail me offlist if you
need further help.

best,
nesa

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