Button Icons wont show up when powered by my standalone

Martin Baxter mb.ur at harbourhosting.co.uk
Wed Sep 20 14:50:34 EDT 2006

Devin Asay wrote:
> On Sep 19, 2006, at 8:10 PM, Phil Davis wrote:
>> Hi Dave,
>> Try this:
>> In the 'Development' menu of the Rev IDE, select 'Image Library'. In 
>> the window that opens, find your icon and make a copy of it somewhere 
>> in your standalone stack, noting the image ID of the copy. Then use 
>> the ID of the copy as the icon of your button. Should work even after 
>> you make the stack into a standalone.
>> Or did I miss something? Do you already have a copy of the image in 
>> your stack?
>> HTH -
>> Phil Davis
>> Dave Herndon wrote:
>>> Hi Little help here.  I am developing a fire department application 
>>> in rev
>>> 2.7.3.  I realy liked the haz mat barrel button icon in the metacard 
>>> icons
>>> listed.  When I build my standalone in windows the icons show up 
>>> black when I
>>> open the file with my standalone.  I have been racking my brains 
>>> trying to
>>> figure out where in the standalone settings I can make sure that 
>>> resource
>>> gets added to the standalone.  Little help ? Dave
> I asked this question before, but never got a response. I thought there 
> used to be a way in the Standalone builder settings to include the 
> standard and metacard image libraries in the standalone. Regardless of 
> whether that's true or if I just dreamed it, it seems like there ought 
> to be a way to do so. If one makes heavy use of these image libraries 
> for button icons, shouldn't there be a way to automatically include them 
> in the standalone? There are no obvious clues to the new developer that 
> the nifty icons you used in the IDE are going to mysteriously disappear 
> when you build the standalone. Dave's question is a witness to that, and 
> I've been bitten by it myself a couple of times.
> Devin

Your memory is correct Devin. I just looked at RR 2.1.2 Standalone 
builder and the inclusions tab had that feature. It appears to have got 
lost somewhere along the way.

Martin Baxter

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