Newbie help needed.
I do not have Director, but have received a .dcr file that I
would like to play in PowerPoint. I can do so using a hyperlink but
would rather see the movie full screen than in IE.
I have inserted the movie thru Developer in PowerPoint 2007,
changed the Properties SRC to link to the .dcr file that is in the
THE PROBLEM ... I can see the movie in SlideShow view the
first time after I have inserted it, then I cannot see it again,
even if I exit SlideShow View and go back in. If I close the
PowerPoint presentation doc completely and re-open I can again play
it once but only once.
I'm sure I'm doing something simple incorrectly and would
appreciate any help.
a DCR file is a Director Shockwave file, you would normally
play this through a Director application
we call a projector or using shockwave through in a web page.
I have no idea whether powerpoint even knows to look for the
Your best bet really is to ask a powerpoint expert.