How do you maintain image source reference on multiple platforms?

Devin Asay devin_asay at byu.edu
Tue Nov 1 17:42:29 CET 2016


> On Nov 1, 2016, at 10:22 AM, J. Landman Gay <jacque at hyperactivesw.com> wrote:
> 
> On November 1, 2016 9:20:17 AM "Tiemo Hollmann TB" <toolbook at kestner.de> wrote:
> 
>> On windows I only create the windows standalone. For the final tests,
>> adaptions and creating the standalone for Mac OS, I copy the source stack to
>> my Mac. Here comes my issue. All of my images have a windows path as source
>> reference, like "C:/myPath/recsources/myImage.png", which obviously doesn't
>> work on Mac. I tried to set the image source path to a relative path like
>> "/resources/myImage.png", hoping that would catch the image on both
>> platforms, but obviously relative paths are not working as image source.
>> This would be a clean solution for this issue.
> 
> If you are setting the path in the property inspector, I think there's an extra slash at the beginning of the path. Try "resources/myImage.png". I believe there's an option in preferences to automatically use relative paths when you select a file in the inspector but I'm not on my computer right now to check.

Or even "./resources/myImage.png”.

Devin

Devin Asay
Director
Office of Digital Humanities
Brigham Young University



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