[blindreplay] Re: [blindreplay]question about URLs and file names

  • From: <petrakigianos-giasou@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: blindreplay@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Sat, 2 Feb 2008 14:23:07 -0800 (PST)

Ok. You may have found a bug. Can you provide us some info on
what stream you are trying to add there? So we can emulate what
is happening to you? If you have done this already thank you.

I'll let Mike do the testing first and hopefully he figures it
out or it could be a bug.

 
--- Robin Plitt <plittr@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Actually, I've tried all that.
> 
> The URL becomes "truncated", or shortened when I paste it into
> the URL field 
> of the Basic Tab in Replay AV.
> 
> I have previously heard about this happening.
> 
> So, again, I know what is happening. I just haven't figured
> out how to fix 
> it.
> Robin
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: <petrakigianos-giasou@xxxxxxxxx>
> To: <blindreplay@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Sent: Saturday, February 02, 2008 4:39 PM
> Subject: [blindreplay] Re: [blindreplay]question about URLs
> and file names
> 
> 
> > Robin
> > Better details you sent this time. I understand what you are
> > doing now. If you use JAWS you can do a ctrl and numpad + to
> > hear the complete URL path. That is in the URL Finder
> listbox
> > arrwo to the URL address, press ctrl numpad +, and then
> insert
> > up arrow to hear the path. You only have 5 seconds to do all
> > this as the listbox refreshes on you. You do know the
> listbox
> > does refresh every 5 seconds right?
> >
> > Try this:
> > In the URL Finder listbox arrow to the URL address and
> quickly
> > tab to the "copy URL' button and press it. You have copied
> the
> > URL to the clipboard. Now stop the URL Finder tool
> altogether.
> > You will be back on the Replay AV 8 program.
> >
> > Press Application keyboard key. Choose "n" for Enter New
> Show.
> > The Edit Show Properties dialog box appears.
> >
> > You will be in the Basic tab sheet. Add the Show or station
> > name. tab one more time and you will be in the URL field.
> Use
> > ctrl v to pate the copied URL that you copied from the URL
> > Finder tool by using its copy aURL button. Remember?
> >
> > Choose OK.
> >
> > You will see this show or station in the Replay AV 8 listbox
> > now. Arrow to it. Press application key. Choose "t" for tune
> to
> > station/show. You should hear a stream now.
> >
> > I don't know what is happening when you say the URL is
> shortened
> > within the URL Finder tool's listbox.
> >
> > Let us know if my alternate way works for you.
> >
> > Can you share the webpage where the stream is? Mike P. wants
> to
> > help you with this too.
> >
> > You did the right thing using the "preview" button with the
> URL
> > Finder. I do not know why if doesn't work when you choose
> the
> > "add show" button.
> >
> > The only thing I can think of is that you may not know that
> the
> > URL Finder listbox refreshes and maybe you do know this and
> when
> > you go back to this listbox you are placed back on the very
> > first URL address and say you were on the 4th one in the
> list
> > when you did the preview button. Understand. The wrong URL
> could
> > have been added as the new show since this box refreshes
> like
> > every 5 seconds. Again I cannot remember if you know this or
> > not. I am helping others behind the scenes here privately
> and
> > testing beta software for others.
> >
> > Please let us know if the "copy URL" button does the trick
> for
> > you.
> >
> > Petro
> >
> > --- Robin Plitt <plittr@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> >
> >> I obtained a URL from the Replay, URL finder
> >> I tested it with the Preview URL feature in the URL Finder.
> >> it played.
> >> I then created a new show for the same url in the url
> finder.
> >> THe program didn't play or record in Replay AV.
> >> When I looked at the URL in the Properties tab of URL
> finder,
> >> I noticed the
> >> URL had been Shortenned to a protion of the original.
> >>
> >> So, again,  aside from trial and error, doesw anyone know
> how
> >> to interperate
> >> a URL so that I cn use a shorter version which will be
> short
> >> enough to play
> >> as a Replay Program.
> >>
> >> Robin
> >> ----- Original Message ----- 
> >> From: <petrakigianos-giasou@xxxxxxxxx>
> >> To: <blindreplay@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> >> Sent: Saturday, February 02, 2008 1:14 PM
> >> Subject: [blindreplay] Re: [blindreplay]question about URLs
> >> and file names
> >>
> >>
> >> > Sorry but you need to give better details. Every step or
> >> explain
> >> > what you are trying to do. And whcih applications you are
> >> using
> >> > that is giving you the trouble.
> >> >
> >> > Petro
> >> >
> >> > --- Robin Plitt <plittr@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> >> >
> >> >> Thanks for the offer Petro. I know how to do this. WHat
> my
> >> >> question was, was
> >> >> how do you edit the URL  so that it still works? Trial
> and
> >> >> error?
> >> >>
> >> >> As to the long filenames, the problem is the need to
> >> re-edit
> >> >> them prior to
> >> >> conversion. Some of thelong file names are truncated so
> >> that
> >> >> they worn' play
> >> >> or won't be converted untill renamed. Thus, the aumatic
> >> >> conversion method
> >> >> won't work. I have to go into the saved show, rename it
> >> >> manually and then
> >> >> convert it manually.
> >> >>
> >> >> Robin
> >> >> ----- Original Message ----- 
> >> >> From: <petrakigianos-giasou@xxxxxxxxx>
> >> >> To: <blindreplay@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> >> >> Sent: Saturday, February 02, 2008 10:50 AM
> >> >> Subject: [blindreplay] Re: [blindreplay]question about
> URLs
> >> >> and file names
> >> >>
> >> >>
> >> >> > Copy and paste to this list one of those long URL
> >> addresses.
> >> >> I
> >> >> > will then insert into the URL field in the basic tab
> >> within
> >> >> RAV
> >> >> > 8 edit show properties using enter new show method.
> >> >> >
> >> >> > I noticed this awhile back with the podcast file names
> >> being
> >> >> > shortened. You can press your F2 key to rename the
> file
> >> to
> >> >> your
> >> >> > liking. Do you know how to do this. Just ask again.
> >> >> >
> >> >> > Never was an issue for me the shortened file names. I
> am
> >> not
> >> >> a
> >> >> > collector. Listen and delete my files.
> >> >> >
> >> >> >
> >> >> >
> >> >> > --- Robin Plitt <plittr@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> >> >> >
> >> >> >> I've noticed that Repaly has a character limit to the
> >> URLs
> >> >> it
> >> >> >> will use. If a
> >> >> >> site has a long URL, and you enter that URL into
> Replay,
> >> it
> >> >> >> wil be cut off.
> >> >> >>
> >> >> >> How do you all deal with this? Is there a way to
> >> manually
> >> >> >> shorten the URLs
> >> >> >> in such a way that they still work? If so, how?
> >> >> >>
> >> >> >> Also, I've noticed on some podcast downloads, that
> >> REplay
> >> >> >> shortens the file
> >> >> >> name. You then need to rename the file with the file
> >> type.
> >> >> Is
> >> >> >> there anything
> >> >> >> that can be done about tis?
> >> >> >> Robin
> >> >> >>
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