Is it possible to send an event when a video ends to end the current presentation ?

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I have a presentation that has a placeholder that plays a vimeo video.  I would like to have the presentation end when the vimeo video ends and go to the next presentation in my schedule.
Is something like this possible?  I know that the vimeo video widget knows when the video ends because it closes the placeholder and repaints it to start the movie over.

It would be nice if the concept of events could be implemented for widgets so that a widget could send a signal to either placeholders or presentation or schedule and then act on them.  Just an idea...
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Alex Kolenoff

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Hi Gary, at this point you would have to determine the length of time needed to play the video and schedule your presentations accordingly, but I agree with your idea.
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I have the same problem with this. Also timings don't match up so youtube might say 1:48 and in rise you have to put in 108s....bit of a pain.
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Hi Alex;
Due to the fact that you do not know when a given placeholder starts in a presentation from run to run timings do not work.  I have tried this and the timing on the video gets out of sync from run to run of the presentation.  Events are the way to solve this problem and I think would be useful to a lot of people.  A developer should be able to knock this out in a week:-)
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Hi Gary, do you have an example schedule right now showing the issue as you described it?  If so, would you be able to copy and paste a link to it for me?
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Hi Alex;
Here is a schedule with an example of the drifting.  The first presentation in it has a vimeo movie that plays for 27:42 or 1662 seconds.  The presentation contains other placeholders that play along with the vimeo movie.

https://rva.risevision.com/#/SCHEDULE_MANAGE/id=e3e41761-71a4-46f4-9559-9d0400a0ab4d?cid=44cb8016-a7...

-Gary
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Hi Gary, thank you.  There is another conversation going on simultaneously in Community where Thierry Masson has explained how he has made this work for him using embedded presentations - one master presentation (so only one presentation in the schedule) with another presentation embedded inside of it.

Would you be able to take a look at this and try his method and let me know if that works for your situation?  https://community.risevision.com/rise_vision_inc/topics/did-we-find-a-way-to-set-multiple-pages-in-a...
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Hi Alex;
I tried this method of organizing the presentations but my vimeo video just continues to play and it never goes to the next presentation.  Here is the schedule I created based on the information in Thierry's post:

https://rva.risevision.com/#/SCHEDULE_MANAGE/id=e3e41761-71a4-46f4-9559-9d0400a0ab4d?cid=44cb8016-a7...

Take a look and see if I did it right.  I have never been able to get the play until done to work in a presentation...

-Gary
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Hi Alex;
I got it to work.  I now have no issues with my presentation.  This sure is a slick solution that Thierry provided.

I was having problems with the directions that Thierry provided being as I am new to RiseVision software.  I kept assuming that Thierry was talking about the play until done in the presentation settings.  i did not realize that a play until done flag shows up in a placeholder with more than one play item.  As soon as I figured out that a by placing a second presentation in a placeholder the play until done flag appeared in the UI.  After that everything clicked and worked as expected!!!

Thanks so much for pointing me to this solution.
-Gary 
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Is the play until done placeholder under the gear icon in the editor set to the correct placeholder. I thought if your doing schedules of different presentations that you need to set the video placeholder as the one that ends so that it will go to the next presentation. Or is this not correct?
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Hi William;
I tried the play until done placeholder with it set to my vimeo movie placeholder.  It seemed to make no difference it never quit the presentation when the movie ended.  I am not sure what the play until done placeholder really does since it seems to make no difference to whatever placeholder it is set too...

-Gary
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Hi William, Gary,

First off, my apologies for the delay in not getting back to you guys. This post was somehow missed.

It has been a long time since I looked at this particular functionality and I need to circle a colleague in to confirm on Monday. But in the interim I believe that the PUD Placeholder is used if you have embedded Presentations in a Playlist, I don't think Schedules use it, but I agree completely that it should and have added it to the Schedules backlog.

Thanks and will be back to you to confirm on Monday!
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That is correct. The Play Until Done function in the Placeholder only works for Embedded Presentations. However, it does make sense that the same setting would work between Presentations in a Schedule, but as Byron mentioned it is not yet implemented. Good idea to add it to the backlog. Thanks.