Images and Players in "background" groups

Peter Bogdanoff bogdanoff at me.com
Sun Feb 3 02:56:08 EST 2019


Images and players don’t have a “shared” property to turn on and off such as a field’s sharedText or a button’s sharedHilite property.

They’re always shared.

Peter


> On Feb 2, 2019, at 11:42 PM, Peter Bogdanoff via use-livecode <use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
> 
> Hi Tim,
> 
> That would be correct. To have a different image on every card, you could:
> 
> 1. Have an image control that’s not part of the group on every card 
> 	or
> 2. Some other method of dynamically loading the image data into an image that is part of the group, such as on openCard:
> 
> 	put URL tURL into image “My Image" of this card
> 
> where tURL is a path to a local or remote file.
> 
> Player controls would use similar methods as above.
> 
> Peter Bogdanoff
> 
> 
>> On Feb 2, 2019, at 10:55 PM, Tim Selander via use-livecode <use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
>> 
>> For the first time ever, probably, I have a little project that needs the HC "stack of cards" structure.
>> 
>> Have a few buttons and fields in a group, acting a a background and it all works as expected.
>> 
>> However, I also have an image and a play in the group/background. Oddly, when I set one card's image via "set the filename of image to URL...." it puts that image or video on ALL the cards.
>> 
>> So the bg flds can all have different values per card, but the images and players cannot!
>> 
>> Is this right?? I have searched the dictionary and google to no avail....
>> 
>> Tim Selander
>> Tokyo
>> 
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