How do you manage lots of imported images?

Harald Müller harald at
Fri Feb 11 20:57:27 EST 2011

Thank you for this insight!

I didn't know that an unplaced group is still "part of the project".
I hide them instead but don't like the cluttered app browser. I will
try it this way. Très chic!

(I will should go on a holiday and read the whole dictionary.)

Best regards,

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Am 11.02.2011 um 00:24 schrieb J. Landman Gay:

> On 2/10/11 4:36 AM, Tiemo Hollmann TB wrote:
>> Second. How do you organize your images, when you have a lot? Do you create
>> extra cards only for holding images, which you assign to buttons, or do you
>> import the images on the current cards? What are your experiences?
> I've done it different ways, but lately I mostly do this:
> If there are only a few images, I put them on the cards they belong to. If images are used on many cards, I usually put them all on one card.
> If I have more than four or five images, I put them into a group. Then I remove the group from the card so that it is not placed anywhere. This is how imported HyperCard stacks do it, and it works well. You can put all your images into an unplaced group, and they are available to the entire stackfile, and they never show anywhere.
> The disadvantage of the group method is that if you want to change any of the images, you must place the group on a card so you can edit it, and then remove the group from the card when you are done. I don't mind that because the group method keeps the images out of my way and doesn't clutter up the cards or the app browser, and I usually don't need to change the images very often.
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