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Subject: RE: pictures in reports
Thread ID: 395764 Message ID: 395776 # Views: 65 # Ratings: 2
Version: Visual FoxPro 9 SP2 Category: Reports and Printers
Date: Sunday, January 19, 2014 1:31:28 AM         
   


> >
> >
> > Hi,
> >
> > First off I would not use memo binary fields either.
> > I always suggest and most other developers in this forum will advise you
> > to consider storing your image files in a sub-folder under your project
> > folder hierarchy and possibly name this folder "Images".
> > The use something like a character field long enough to reference the
> > full path to your images including the image names.
> > ie: Something like a character field 128 characters long as an example.
> >
> > On any report or form you can then drop a stock VFP image control and
> > point it to the Images folder and image you want to have displayed
> > in the report or on any form.
> >
> > This keeps all your images available for reviewing in Windows Explorer
> > and minimizes table bloat as you do not store the images into some table
> > field.
> >
> > Does this make some sense to you?
> >
> > Pete "the IceMan", from the Great White North of Canada.
> > www.marathongriffincomputers.com
>
>
> Thanks for your response. I have once used the method you mentioned but most of the time users will copy the data and forget to copy the image folder. For forms, there is no problem since the pictureVal property solves the problem. I will consider going back to your preferred method.
>
> Thank you very much
>
>
> Bennet

When they copy data you mean folder where data resides? If so, then create the images folder as sub-folder of data folder. So when they copy said folder it will always be included as well.




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pictures in reports Posted by bennet eze @ 1/18/2014 4:45:09 PM
RE: pictures in reports Posted by Pete Sass @ 1/18/2014 6:02:41 PM
RE: pictures in reports Posted by bennet eze @ 1/18/2014 9:40:29 PM
RE: pictures in reports Posted by Pete Sass @ 1/18/2014 11:21:57 PM
RE: pictures in reports Posted by Jun Tangunan @ 1/19/2014 1:31:28 AM
RE: pictures in reports Posted by David Mustakim @ 1/19/2014 4:11:23 AM
RE: pictures in reports Posted by Paul Gibson @ 1/20/2014 10:50:11 AM
RE: pictures in reports Posted by bennet eze @ 1/20/2014 9:10:18 PM
RE: pictures in reports Posted by Tore Bleken @ 1/20/2014 9:52:36 PM
RE: pictures in reports Posted by Paul Gibson @ 1/20/2014 10:16:57 PM
RE: pictures in reports Posted by David Mustakim @ 1/20/2014 10:21:27 PM
RE: pictures in reports Posted by Paul Gibson @ 1/20/2014 10:27:16 PM
RE: pictures in reports Posted by David Mustakim @ 1/20/2014 10:36:56 PM
RE: pictures in reports Posted by Paul Gibson @ 1/20/2014 10:46:06 PM
RE: pictures in reports Posted by bennet eze @ 1/21/2014 12:58:56 AM
RE: pictures in reports Posted by Vilhelm-Ion Praisach @ 1/21/2014 6:21:14 AM
RE: pictures in reports Posted by David Mustakim @ 1/21/2014 8:25:06 AM
RE: pictures in reports Posted by Paul Gibson @ 1/20/2014 10:43:46 PM
RE: pictures in reports Posted by bennet eze @ 1/21/2014 7:56:17 AM
RE: pictures in reports Posted by Tore Bleken @ 1/21/2014 9:59:45 AM
RE: pictures in reports Posted by bennet eze @ 1/21/2014 3:11:14 PM
RE: pictures in reports Posted by Tore Bleken @ 1/21/2014 3:21:07 PM
RE: pictures in reports Posted by Vilhelm-Ion Praisach @ 1/20/2014 10:24:51 PM
RE: pictures in reports Posted by tom knauf @ 1/21/2014 5:04:36 PM