Loading images for use with LC6.5 and resolution independance

Monte Goulding monte at sweattechnologies.com
Thu Nov 14 23:54:45 EST 2013

On 15/11/2013, at 3:29 PM, Scott Rossi wrote:

> I don't mean to hijack Andrew's question (sorry Andrew) but maybe you can
> clear something up for me.
> I was told by Ben at RunRev that any images in a stack which are to be
> auto-scaled by LiveCode (no user intervention necessary) must be
> referenced, not imported, yes?  I'm not concerned with how the images are
> used (icons or otherwise) I'm talking about images in general.
> If an image is imported, my understanding is no auto-scaling will be
> applied to that image.
> Assuming the above is true, then my point is that auto-scaling for images
> *should* be applicable to imported images that use the specified naming
> convention.  If this can't happen, my question is, why not?
> If I'm missing something (I know, a lot of ifs in this email), please set
> me straight.

They are auto-scaled along with the rest of the stack but they don't use higher res data. If you want to use imported images then the old method should work... import, set resize quality to good, divide size by 2. Now on retina it will be the size you want.

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