Can't See the Image

Ray ray at linkit.com
Thu Feb 26 18:14:35 CET 2015


I've never used the short file path.  I'll experiment with that. Thanks!

On 2/26/2015 2:11 PM, Mike Bonner wrote:
> Not sure it has anything to do with it, but you might try to-- set the
> filename of image "myimage" to the shortfilepath of "path/to the/file.png"
> which will turn it into a non spaced, 8.3 style path.  But I see klaus has
> added a response, so i'm sure correct answer is forthcoming as soon as I
> update my screen. :D  (either way, the shortfilepath conversion is helpful
> in so many places, especially when using shell() )
>
> On Thu, Feb 26, 2015 at 10:06 AM, Ray <ray at linkit.com> wrote:
>
>> Yes, there is.  Good point!  Although it seems weird it would work if I
>> re-paste the same path with the spaces in it into the properties palette.
>>
>> What do you suggest?  I could html encode it.
>>
>>
>> On 2/26/2015 2:04 PM, Mike Bonner wrote:
>>
>>> Is there a space in the path?
>>>
>>> On Thu, Feb 26, 2015 at 10:02 AM, Ray <ray at linkit.com> wrote:
>>>
>>>   I've had this problem come up before and here it is again today. I've
>>>> never posted it before.  It seems kind of intermittent.
>>>>
>>>> It's simple.  A script sets the FileName of an image in Livcode to the
>>>> full path of a png disk file but the image in Livecode simply doesn't
>>>> show
>>>> it.  The image object on the card is blank.  If I open the properties
>>>> palette, select the path in the "Source" field, cut it and then paste it
>>>> right back, the image suddenly shows up.
>>>>
>>>> Is there some sort of a refresh or "Preload in memory" setting I should
>>>> be
>>>> checking here?
>>>>
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