Where did all my images go??
ambassador at fourthworld.com
Fri Aug 30 15:37:24 EDT 2002
Judy Perry wrote:
> I am wondering if the following is a known bug. I have been working on a
> Harry Potter game of sorts using Rev 1.1.1 on Mac OSX. I have 3 or 4
> substacks. I have a background group. I have many images that were links
> to the image files rather than embedded/imported into the stack itself
> (largely because when I used the picture/graphic tool and double-clicked
> the container I created, I only saw the option to link and, never
> considering that an image could be a 'control', only recently figured out
> how to import).
> Anyway, so probably not the best way of going about it, but it was working
> fine for several weeks until yesterday. I opened my mainstack and, poof!
> No graphics. Zip. Nada. Nuthin'. I didn't move the graphics, didn't
> modify them, I rechecked the path for the link... Just no images.
> As you can imagine, this can make one rather cross.
> Any ideas?
The good news is that referenced images are used by enough people that it's
generally pretty solid. Probably just a script thing or a path thing.
Are these paths relative or absolute? If absolute, have you moved the
folder containing your stack and/or images? If relative, what is the value
of the directory property when the images don't show?
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