AW: Re: OT: HTML img src and Windows problem

Paul Dupuis paul at
Wed Dec 11 20:04:19 EST 2019

On 12/11/2019 6:38 PM, Paul Dupuis via use-livecode wrote:
> This is not directly related to LiveCode. I amwriting a bunch of html 
> from LiveCode to a local .html file. In it there are image tags to 
> images in the same location as the .html file, so an image tag in the 
> HTML might be:
> <img src="img-500227-PDF.gif" char=" ">
> Not matter what browser I open the HTML file in under Windows 10 
> (Firefox or Chrome), the image links are broken. When I roll over one 
> (such as the above) it shows
> file:///C:/Users/paul/Desktop/help/img-500227-PDF.gif
> My understanding of HTML src paths is that for just a file NAME, the 
> browser should look in the same folder as the html page file?
> Anyone know what you need to do to get relative image source paths to 
> work in HTML written from LiveCode?

User error. The images were all "bad" because I was using export image 
.. to file tFile and forgetting the "as <format>. I assumed that if you 
didn't specify the format, it would export in the format the image was 
in (i.e. gif to gif).

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