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VLC Player - Drag & Drop from broswer dosen't work!


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Hi its me again,

I have again a little problem with my VLC player and hope that you can help me again a little.Problem is that the drag & drop function does not work from browser to VLC.If I select any link from browser and drag it into VLC interface then I can also see the + sign = drag drop is working normaly but then VLC does not load the http link in the player on this way.So other way would be to copy and paste the link in VLC so this is working.

VLC press strg+v there I can paste the link and the player does play the video.Now the question is why it does not work via drag and drop you know.

So I use the VLC Player version 1.1.11 which is a older version but this is working good for me and is also playing better and forward / backward seeking is also quicker.Also I have installed a new version 2.0.4.0 and in this version the drag and drop function does work without problems. :(

Now I try to find the reason why it not works on the older version etc.I tried also to debug the player but it loaded tons of modules. :) No idea what kind of APIs are used to get the datas from drag and drop etc.

So if you again have some ideas what I can do to get this directly drag and drop also working in the older VLC player then just tell me.Normal solution or possible APIs which I could check ect would be nice.

Info: So I see the drag and drop function is also working in the older VLC version but just if I drag something from my system like any file from desktop for exsample.No idea why it works there and not from browser.So I hope you have some idea how to fix this problem.

Thank you

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Hi,

hmmm no.VLC does use many own export APIs thats the problem. :) So today I found out that VLC 1.1.. has any problem to read the links if I drag and drop them.

libqt4_plugin.dllva  68E97A4A    CALL 69554F08    rva 00017A4Aecx 698B88EE after call =698B88EE  66 69 6C 65 00 2F 2F 00 25 32 35 00 49 6E 76 61  file.//.%25.Inva698B88FE  6C 69 64 20 55 52 4C 20 22 00 22 00 3A 20 65 72  lid URL ".".: er698B890E  72 6F 72 20 61 74 20 70 6F 73 69 74 69 6F 6E 20  ror at position698B891E  00 3A 20 00 3A 20 65 78 70 65 63 74 65 64 20 27  .: .: expected '698B892E  00 27 00 69 6E 76 61 6C 69 64 20 68 6F 73 74 6E  .'.invalid hostn698B893E  61 6D 65 00 2C 20 62 75 74 20 66 6F 75 6E 64 20  ame., but found698B894E  27 00 49 6E 76 61 6C 69 64 20 55 52 4C 20 22 22  '.Invalid URL ""698B895E  3A 20 00 51 55 72 6C 28 00 6D 61 69 6C 74 6F 00  : .QUrl(.mailto.698B896E  00 00 65 78 70 65 63 74 65 64 20 65 6D 70 74 79  ..expected empty698B897E  20 68 6F 73 74 2C 20 75 73 65 72 6E 61 6D 65 2C   host, username,698B898E  70 6F 72 74 20 61 6E 64 20 70 61 73 73 77 6F 72  port and passwor698B899E  64 00 66 74 70 00 68 74 74 70 00 00 00 00 74 68  d.ftp.http....th698B89AE  65 20 68 6F 73 74 20 69 73 20 65 6D 70 74 79 2C  e host is empty,698B89BE  20 62 75 74 20 6E 6F 74 20 74 68 65 20 70 61 74   but not the pat68E97A66    CALL 6955E9C0       ; path00017A66ecx 00000000 instaed of a path of file
So it get always the invalid pointer.If I choose any normal file like html etc from disk then it read the file etc normaly just the drag and drop from browser makes trouble in this version.

In the version 2.0.4.0 it used a other way to read the link...

"_" is ":" below.

make_path 02CAFCA4   6A56DB13  RETURN to libvlcco.6A56DB13 from libvlcco.make_path02CAFCA8   01D3D988  ASCII "file_//plus.google.com/?gpsrc=ogpy0&tab=wX"02CAFCAC   6A6700AE  ASCII "file_//%s"
:(

greetz

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Hi,

ok it seems that the link problem was just fixed from VLC version 2.0.0 and all versions before don't work [drag & drop from browser to VLC]. :(

http://download.videolan.org/pub/videolan/vlc/

Great!The older VLC player have a much better performance than the newer versions and also the older versions can play diffrent video formats without problem where the new versions just fail to play them.Great progression!

greetz

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hi,


 


you can also try an old version of gom player if youre looking for good performance and all video formats supported.. my dad still uses it on his win98 laptop.


 


greetings


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