Image control in a Background

Vaughn Clement vclement at gmail.com
Thu Jun 26 17:56:13 CEST 2014


Hi

This morning I did some testing to address the image updating in the
current card in the image control and did not come up with a solution that
worked.

I have the On OpenCard script that is working to add the image to the image
control, and as before the on OpenCard script cannot update the image field
in the open card because the script has already triggered.

I tried to use a button on the card to refresh the image field to display
the last edited image, but everything I tried had no effect?
I tried to have the image assigned to the card id to reload using this in
the button:

*on mouseUp*

*if* the number of this card >1 *then*

      *set* the defaultfolder to specialFolderPath ("documents") &
"/photos/"

         *if* there is a file the short id of this card *then*

            *put* specialFolderPath ("documents") & "/photos/" & the short
ID of this card into thePath

            *set* the filename of image "imageField1" of this card to
thepath

         *end* *if*

      *end* *if*

*end mouseUp*

I am I totally off base trying to use this approach?

Thank you

Vaughn Clement

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On Wed, Jun 25, 2014 at 5:34 PM, J. Landman Gay <jacque at hyperactivesw.com>
wrote:

> That's good to know.  My app is desktop only and it must be different
> there.  Thanks for the heads up.
>
> On June 25, 2014 4:51:44 PM CDT, Simon <simon at asato-media.com> wrote:
> >Hi Jacque,
> >"But for image objects it isn't needed, and you can omit that
> >instruction."
> >Actually it was the only way to get the script to work on mobile when I
> >actually put it on my device.
> --
> Jacqueline Landman Gay         |     jacque at hyperactivesw.com
> HyperActive Software           |     http://www.hyperactivesw.com
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