MoviePlayer controls in Linux

I’ve been mucking around in new areas of Xojo (to me) and I’m experimenting with the MoviePlayer under Linux.

I can load a movie file and play it from within code, but unlike Windows and OS X, there seem to be no displayed controls associated with the control. Has anyone worked through the Linux MoviePlayer control and documented it more completely than the Xojo limited doc entry?

Any thoughts on this? I can’t find anything in searching.


I am not sure if this is related, but I found that HTML sound and movie players in Firefox on Linux did not play and the controls were usually not visible. The same program in Linux Chrome seemed to work perfectly as they were running on Windows and OS X.

Sorry, not much help.

You may want to explore using the HTML5 player inside an HTMLViewer. It has more features than the plain MoviePlayer.