Thumbnail on txt file?

Michael Kristensen michael-kristensen at
Sat Jan 18 08:15:43 EST 2020

Thanks for the answer, Richmond

I just want to describe a little more what I want

I Livecode I want to take a snapshot of part of the screen, and that snapshot I want to use as thumbnail for the txt file.

In that way I can see what the txt file represent.

Does that change anything?


> Subject: Re: Thumbnail on txt file?
> Message-ID: <492a6ff7-7a25-5a4d-bc05-fd79fb1d9a92 at <mailto:492a6ff7-7a25-5a4d-bc05-fd79fb1d9a92 at>>
> Content-Type: text/plain; charset=utf-8; format=flowed
> Surely that is something that is done by the operating system or its 
> desktop/windowing manager and not by LiveCode.
> On 18.01.20 11:26, Michael Kristensen via use-livecode wrote:
>> Hi there
>> Im using a simple txt file for storing data.
>> I want to stick a preview thumbnail onto it when I save it.
>> Can I do that?
>> Mac High Sierra
>> Thanks
>>  Michael
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