WEBP Image Format

Rick Harrison harrison at all-auctions.com
Wed Jan 15 16:48:14 EST 2020


Sounds like you are stuck with it.

I think you will have to play around with the browser widget
or figure out how to take a screen shot of just the image
so you can use it.  

It’s a headache and a PITA!

Good luck!


> On Jan 15, 2020, at 1:49 PM, Ralph DiMola via use-livecode <use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
> Hey Rick,
> Yes, I have no choice. This in one of many weather icon URLs that our
> weather provider delivers via their API. I don't know what the image is
> until it's downloaded and displayed. All of the images to date were/are
> PNGs. This one seems to be an outlier but I'm worried that more of these may
> come my way. I Can't open it up in any app(Windows) except for Chrome. I
> display these icons in the app using 24 of these images(one per hour) in a
> scrolling group.
> The browser widget opens the URL and displays the image. If I knew the size
> I guess I could do some convoluted procedure to resize/export the image from
> the browser widget to an image to display in a resizable image control.
> If the browser widget can open it then the open source library for webp must
> be available (conversion widget?).
> Headache....

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