Shrinking an image to a button icon

Jim Carwardine JimCarwardine at
Fri Dec 26 11:28:35 EST 2003

I'm not having much luck with this at all.  I'm still getting the same
thing.  I've set the LockLoc to true and saved the stack, but when I close
and reopen the stack, the button icon picture has reverted to the original
size.  I understand from your note that I should only need to do this once,
but it doesn't seem to have any effect... Jim

on 12/23/03 9:27 PM, J. Landman Gay wrote:

> On 12/23/03 6:16 PM, Jim Carwardine wrote:
>> Thanks, again, Jacque.  One more niggling little thing I can't figure out...
>> When I shut down Rev and reopen it, the button icon I created reverts back
>> to it's original size, but cropped to the size of the button.  I'm sure it's
>> because I'm storing the reference to the original pict, but what do I store
>> to indicate the new size?
> An image will revert to its natural size whenever the card is next
> opened, unless the image is locked in place. Set the image's
> lockLocation property to true and save the stack. You only have to do
> this once during development. Images with their lockLoc set to true can
> still be sized via script but do not automatically resize on opencard,
> and can't be resized with the mouse.
> Use the property inspector (under the Size and Position tab) to set
> this. If you don't have transcript terminology turned on, the checkbox
> is called "lock size and position".
> The button icon is always the same size as the original image, so when
> the original reverts, the icon on the button does too.


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