Naive question 666

Keith Clarke keith.clarke at clarkeandclarke.co.uk
Sat Jun 4 14:56:19 CDT 2011


Thanks Jim, 
I see that 'image library' is yet another term that requires disambiguation!
 
Yes LiveCode has the 'Development Tool>Image Library for cross project re-use, and thanks for the tips on this.

I'm looking more at the centralisation of a project's images into a single image library. Divided by a common language again!
Best,
Keith.. 
 
On 4 Jun 2011, at 14:56, Jim Ault wrote:

> On Jun 4, 2011, at 6:01 AM, Keith Clarke wrote:
> 
>> Thanks Richmond, but I'm not looking for an example of this working successfully! ;-)
>> 
>> Rather, I want to understand why the images I import into an 'images' card in a 'resources' substack in my app's MainStack don't appear in the Image Library automagically - and what I can do to rectify this.
> 
> 
> Any main stack that starts with 'rev' is considered part of the IDE environ, thus Livecode will invisibly add it to the stacksInUse.  Your substack is not part of a such a stack, so is not considered a library resource.
> 
> Your stack named 'revKeithImgLib' will appear in the drop down menu, but the import to another stack won't be done unless you write a script to do so.  Try using "New Library..." btn and see how the result becomes an IDE resource.
> 
> Also, if you look at the script of the revImageLibrary stack, you will probably find the answer to your single question and many more (such as how you could automate import from a folder, for example)
> 
> Hope this helps
> 
> Jim Ault
> Las Vegas




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