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Subject: Re: New SwfSaver (Shockwave Flash screen saver)
From: Laurent F. Somers
Date: Thu, 30 Jul 1998 00:43:27 +0100

At 07:32 29.7.1998 PDT, you wrote:
>>Date: Tue, 28 Jul 1998 13:06:54 +0800
>>From: Horng Yui-Wei <hhorngatficnet [dot] net>
>>To: flasheratshocker [dot] com
>>Subject: New SwfSaver (Shockwave Flash screen saver)
>>Reply-To: flasheratshocker [dot] com
>>Thanks for everyone who give me feedback.
>>I have uploaded a new version, get it at
>>What's new:
>>1. Full screen mode.
>>2. Hide cursor option.
>>1. No password support.
>>2. The screen does not wake up if your cursor is inside the movie.
>> So you have to press the keyboard to wake up your monitor in full
>>screen mode.
>I had the same problems in detecting a mouse -move event inside a movie
>too when I tried to create a screen saver using the ocx in VB.
>Even when I fiddled around with the API I still couldn't get it to work.
>Either the program quit as soon as it started, or it totally ignored any
>mouse events at all (even right click)

If I remember correctly from when I did my Delphi screensaver, one trick to
pull this off is to ignore the mouse for the first few moments.

The other method, if there was one, was to post a message and process it
the slow way. Say no more.


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