Imported Images As Controls

Mark Swindell mdswindell at cruzio.com
Wed Jan 7 16:21:38 EST 2009


I've always had Rev's align palette change size and location even when  
the lock size and position of an object are set to true.  Just  
rechecked to be sure.  Moving with arrow keys / shift-arrow keys also  
overrides the lock.

Mark

On Jan 7, 2009, at 11:45 AM, Judy Perry wrote:

> That's cool; I wasn't aware of that.
> Thanks for the tip!
>
> Judy
> http://revined.blogspot.com
>
> On Wed, Jan 7, 2009 at 9:06 AM, Bob Sneidar <bobs at twft.com> wrote:
>
>> Aye. Scott was also gracious enough to help me with that. It never  
>> dawned
>> on me to do that although now it makes sense.
>>
>> One interesting thing to note, is that Scott's TM|Align plugin will  
>> realign
>> objects ignoring the "lock size and location" property. That is  
>> pretty
>> useful because I can lock objects I don't want to inadvertently  
>> move, and
>> still align them without having to unlock them.
>>
>> Bob Sneidar
>> IT Manager
>> Logos Management
>> Calvary Chapel CM
>>
>> On Jan 6, 2009, at 8:42 PM, Judy Perry wrote:
>>
>> Bob,
>>> If you are not able to get the sizes what they should be prior to
>>> importing
>>> them, then, once imported, double-click the image; in the properties
>>> panel,
>>> click on the drop-down button thingy at the top of the panel and  
>>> go to
>>> something like "size and location"; this should result in showing  
>>> a tick
>>> box
>>> that 'locks size and location' which should do what you want.
>>>
>>> HTH,
>>>
>>> Judy
>>> http://revined.blogspot.com
>>>
>>> On Tue, Jan 6, 2009 at 12:38 PM, Bob Sneidar <bobs at twft.com> wrote:
>>>
>>> I am having fits using imported images as controls. The problem is  
>>> not in
>>>> using them, but rather in their insistence on reverting to their  
>>>> original
>>>> size! If I cut and paste it reverts. If I edit a group that  
>>>> contains a
>>>> scaled imported image, it reverts. If I drop an 800x600 picture  
>>>> as a
>>>> background on a 640x480 card (as an example), size the picture to  
>>>> the
>>>> size
>>>> of the card, close and save the stack then reopen it, it reverts.
>>>>
>>>> Is this the intended behavior of imported controls or is this a  
>>>> bug?
>>>>
>>>> Bob Sneidar
>>>> IT Manager
>>>> Logos Management
>>>> Calvary Chapel CM
>>>>
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