Naive question 666

Richmond Mathewson richmondmathewson at gmail.com
Sat Jun 4 13:04:02 CDT 2011


On 06/04/2011 08:50 PM, Pete wrote:
> You don;t need a script to do this. Just go to Development | Image Library,
> then click on the New Library button and give it whatever name you want.
> Then click Import File and in the resulting File Open dialog, you can
> multi-select all the image files you need to import, click OK and the images
> will be imported into your library.
> Pete
> Molly's Revenge<http://www.mollysrevenge.com>
>
>

That IS EXACTLY what I did to create these library files.

The PROBLEM seems to be that everybody who wants the same set of images 
has to go through
that rigmarole all over again.

>
> On Sat, Jun 4, 2011 at 10:10 AM, J. Landman Gay<jacque at hyperactivesw.com>wrote:
>
>> On 6/4/11 12:55 AM, Richmond Mathewson wrote:
>>
>>> I am gently assembling a fairly large collection of image libraries by
>>> "stealing" icons
>>> and so on from Open Source Apps and Icon collections.
>>>
>>> But don't know how to export those image libraries so they are portable.
>>>
>> 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.
>>
>> The library path is inside the My LiveCode folder (or whichever folder
>> you've specified in prefs to hold your customization files,) in
>> Resources/Icon Libraries.
>>
>> 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.
>>
>> --
>> Jacqueline Landman Gay         |     jacque at hyperactivesw.com
>> HyperActive Software           |     http://www.hyperactivesw.com
>>
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