Loading images for use with LC6.5 and resolution independance

Scott Rossi scott at tactilemedia.com
Fri Nov 15 01:36:19 EST 2013

On 11/14/13 8:54 PM, "Monte Goulding" <monte at sweattechnologies.com> wrote:

>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
>> 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
>> 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
>> *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
>> 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.

Using the higher res data is what I'm referring to.  I don't see a reason
why this cannot be done with imported images.


Scott Rossi
Creative Director
Tactile Media, UX/UI Design

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