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Video in a topic plays automatically

In my help file, I have a video in one of the topics, which automatically begins to play when selecting the topic in the left hand side of the .CHM file.

Is it possible to turn off the "auto play" option, so the user of the help file can play the video manually if he/she needs so.

Please advise.

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Is it possible to turn off the "auto play" option

When you insert a video file into a topic by using the Insert|Movie command, HelpSmith turns on the "Start Automatically" option by default.

If you need to disable this option for a video:

  1. In the topic editor, double-click on the video.
  2. In the Image Properties dialog, on the Movie tab, uncheck the option "Start Automatically".
  3. Click OK.

Editing properties of a video

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Thank you!

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