Understanding Image Sizes, Before And Display

J. Landman Gay jacque at hyperactivesw.com
Sun Dec 23 02:11:12 EST 2018


There's a crop command to allow you to do it in a script.

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Jacqueline Landman Gay | jacque at hyperactivesw.com
HyperActive Software | http://www.hyperactivesw.com
On December 22, 2018 10:13:34 PM Sannyasin Brahmanathaswami via 
use-livecode <use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:

> That only works if no cropping of the original occur.
>
> I just discovered today that
>
> 1) crop does not work on a referenced image.
> 2) But hold the cmd key down will crop the image (we know that)
>
> AND/BUT
> ?
> 3) Cropping in the image in the IDE using the cmd key "wipes" the file 
> reference. It is an "embedded" image.
>
> 4) I think I had booby trapped myself because I had the image lockLoc set 
> to the true and didn't realize it. But it is not on, setting the filename 
> bring back the formatted size.
>
> 5) Now, what is missing is cropping the image by script.... you can do it 
> in the IDE.
>
> So if you had 8 images sized  and cropped on the bottom, then you played 
> with  the design. Then a "stackholder" says "Nah, can  you make  them 6 px 
> smaller from bottom."
>
> You have no choice but to set the filenames again and manually crop each one.
>
> BR
>
>    >Well after all these years, I want to know the original width
>    >and height of reference image ...
>  HH
>    You could use the formattedWidth and the formattedHeight.
>
>
>
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