Where did all my images go??

Marian Petrides mpetrides at earthlink.net
Fri Aug 30 16:00:01 EDT 2002

RE: Judy Perry's disappearing images question:

Not sure this is on point but  I've found strange behavior if I have a 
distribution file which is deeply nested; these problems are resolved 
by bringing the stack one or two folders up in the heirarchy.  The 
following are two problems I noted in the past:

Had trouble with cryptic error messages (got errors that opened the 
script error window for Revolution’s source script) when I had the 
source file very deeply nested.  Went away if I brought it one or two 
folders closer to root.

Likewise, when I have my distribution executable files deeply nested, 
sounds do no play but when I put them at or near desktop there is no 

I've also noted problems with saving when the filename gets excessively 
long due to deep nesting.

So maybe you can fix your problem by bringing the stack up a few 
folders in the hierarchy.... just a thought, something to try if 
Richard's suggestion doesn't solve the problem


On Friday, August 30, 2002, at 03:23 PM, Richard Gaskin wrote:

> Judy Perry wrote:
>> I am wondering if the following is a known bug.  I have been working 
>> on a
>> Harry Potter game of sorts using Rev 1.1.1 on Mac OSX.  I have 3 or 4
>> substacks.  I have a background group.  I have many images that were 
>> links
>> to the image files rather than embedded/imported into the stack itself
>> (largely because when I used the picture/graphic tool and 
>> double-clicked
>> the container I created, I only saw the option to link and, never
>> considering that an image could be a 'control', only recently figured 
>> out
>> how to import).
>> Anyway, so probably not the best way of going about it, but it was 
>> working
>> fine for several weeks until yesterday.  I opened my mainstack and, 
>> poof!
>> No graphics.  Zip.  Nada.  Nuthin'.  I didn't move the graphics, 
>> didn't
>> modify them, I rechecked the path for the link... Just no images.
>> As you can imagine, this can make one rather cross.
>> Any ideas?
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