Browser Widget and Images

Klaus major-k klaus at
Mon Mar 14 05:04:47 EDT 2022

Hi Rick,

> Am 14.03.2022 um 04:53 schrieb Jim Lambert via use-livecode <use-livecode at>:
>> So accessing the URL of the image directly in the image object
>> puts the image there, which is a good first step.
>> How is it stored however?  
>> If one looks at the image source it still shows the URL. 
>> I find I?m unable to paint on top of the image, probably 
>> because that would require my being able to modify the
>> online URL which isn?t possible for the obvious reason.
>> I probably need to make a local copy of the image to
>> be able to work on it.  Export image? Copy it to
>> the clipboard and paste it elsewhere?
>> Suggestions?
> Rick,
> set the imagedata of img "myImage" to the imagedata of img "myImage"

what Jim said! :-)

Thisw way the image becomes part of the stack as if "imported as control" 
and you can paint on it or whatever, which is not possible with referenced images, be they local or online.

> Will replace the referenced image with the actual content of that image.
> In other words the image will now be local and you can then manipulate its data.
> No need for snapshots. Although they work too!
> Jim Lambert



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