Image control in a Background

Vaughn Clement vclement at
Thu Jun 26 15:09:39 EDT 2014

Hi Simon

I really don't understand the image control in a background group yet. I
just added a new blank card with the background group and it opened with
the last image that was edited on an existing card. I am just not grasping
the group and control logic to make it do what I am trying to do?

Thank you

Vaughn Clement

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On Thu, Jun 26, 2014 at 11:45 AM, Vaughn Clement <vclement at> wrote:

> Hi Simon
> I was testing to see what might work to finish adding the image without
> having to leave the card and return to trigger the openCard script again? I
> thought a button script "Update Image" button might trigger the update? I
> used a portion of the open card script thinking it would work.
> Since the image was added to the photos subfolder "thePath" reloading it
> again might be a way to update the image in the control while not leaving
> the card? It did not have any effect, so I am not sure how to make it
> update the image without leaving the card.
> - I not only have to leave the card, but open another card and return to
> have it update the image now.
> - I thought to move to another card and then return, but I trapped myself
> by using a datagrid to select the card to be opened, and a simple goto card
> and return script messes up the datagrid row update. I have a button to
> close the card now and return to the datagrid. This allows me to select
> another card in the datagrid to view, and then I must return to the grid
> when finished. The process of going back to the datagrid and then returning
> to the same card will not update the image. But going to a different card,
> returning, and then opening the original card does update the image as you
> would expect when the open card script is triggered.
> On Thursday, June 26, 2014, Simon <simon at> wrote:
>> Hi Vaughn,
>> Still not clear on what you are doing because it looks like you are just
>> repeating the openCard script from your original posting, so...
>> on mouseUp
>> openCard
>> end mouseUp
>> You should not see anything happen because it just loads the same image
>> in.
>> Unless I read this too quickly.
>> Simon
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