Naive question 666

J. Landman Gay jacque at
Sat Jun 4 13:45:39 EDT 2011

On 6/4/11 12:23 PM, Mark Wieder wrote:
> Jacque-
> Saturday, June 4, 2011, 10:10:35 AM, you wrote:
>> You've already figured this out, but for the record: icon libraries are
>> just one-card stacks with a bunch of images on the first card. If the
>> name begins with "rev" and the stack is placed in your LiveCode library
>> folder, then the Icon Library will load it.
> Am I the only one who's bothered by the fact that image libraries end
> up in the "Icon Libraries" folder and not in the "Image Libraries"
> folder? The Image Libraries folder seems to be ignored and I have no
> idea what it's for.

I don't have an "Image Libraries" folders. Might it be something you put 
there ages ago yourself? On the other hand, I've pointed my prefs to the 
old "My Revolution" folder just for convenience, so maybe that's why I 
don't have it.

>> It isn't difficult to write a quick script that imports all the images
>> in a folder to the first card. Then just name the library stack starting
>> with "rev", and pop it into that folder.
> This would make an excellent addition to the lessons if you'd craft
> one of these critters.

Work?! I will keep it in mind during one of my periods of copious free 
time. Or you could do it... in fact, what a good idea. :)

Jacqueline Landman Gay         |     jacque at
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