Description

Sets the URL of the FLV file. The URL can point to a location on the ColdFusion server or any other server.

Function syntax

ColdFusion.Mediaplayer.setSource("name", newURL)

See also

ColdFusion.Mediaplayer.setMuteColdFusion.Mediaplayer.setMuteColdFusion.Mediaplayer.setVolume

ColdFusion.Mediaplayer.startPlayColdFusion.Mediaplayer.stopPlay

History

ColdFusion 9: Added this function

Parameters

Parameter

Description

name

Specifies the value of the name attribute of the cfmediaplayer tag.

newURL

The URL to the FLV file. This can be a URL relative to the current page. You can store the FLV file on the ColdFusion server or any other streaming server.

Returns

This function does not return any value.

Example

In this example, the source of the FLV file is changed from video.flv to newvideo. flv. The media player then plays the newvideo.flv file.

<h3>This is an example of the Mediaplayer.setsource function. Clicking the Set Source button changes the video playing in the media player.</h3>
<script language="JavaScript" type="text/javascript">
function setSource()
{
ColdFusion.Mediaplayer.setSource('Myvideo',"/xyz/newvideo.flv");
};
</script>
<br>
<form>
<input type="button" name="setSource" value="Set Source"
onClick="setSource()">
</form>
<cfmediaplayer name="Myvideo"
source="/xyz/video.flv"
width=500 height=400 align="middle"
quality="high" fullscreencontrol="true"/>

 

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