Saving a field containing text and images
p.jimmieson at csc.liv.ac.uk
Sat Aug 25 13:17:12 EDT 2007
Quoting Éric Miclo <eric.miclo at wanadoo.fr>:
> Hello Richard,
> Well, I'd like to save the field in RTF with images embeded so other
> apps could open it.
> The problem is that I don't know how to add an image to a RTF file.
> I've played with base64Encode, imageData, etc without result.
> In fact I have no idea in what format the image has to be encoded to
> add it at a RTF file.
> Do you have some example?
> I'll continue to search on the net, but so far I didn't find
> something usefull.
If you find anything useful it'd be good to see it here. In the
meantime, if you'd like Revolution to be able to save the images in a
field along with the text when you retrieve the RTFtext of a field, you
could consider voting for this enhancement request:
> Le 25 août 07 à 17:33, Richard Gaskin a écrit :
>> Éric Miclo wrote:
>>> I've made some testing by saving the field's htmlText , but after
>>> that you need to export all the images and it can lead to the
>>> creation of a huge number of files.
>>> I'd prefered saving all in a rtf, but here I don't know how to do it.
>> If you need these files to be opened with other apps, then
>> something like RTF would be the way to go. Given all the support
>> Rev has built-in for things like base64, imageData, etc., I would
>> imagine one could write RTFs with embedded images without much
>> trouble. Of course if you want these displayable in your app too
>> you'll need to write an RTF parser than pulls the images back out
>> again when reading.
I'll have to have a look and see how difficult it would be to write
something to save an image as RTF. It would be very useful for my major
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