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Image Disappears on Mobile after Sync

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    Image Disappears on Mobile after Sync

    I am working on a mobile app to collect data in the field and have something interesting happening. I am connected to a sql server database on Zebra Host. When I do a live or working preview the pictures show up. See Picture 1 attached. When I do a remote test to my phone, the pictures are not showing. See Picture 2. When on remote test I can add a new picture, take it and it shows up when I save. See picture 3. When I Sync the picture goes away. See picture 4.
    I built a Desktop List with detail view and everything shows up on it. Any of you mobile image capture experts have an idea of what is going on?
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    When you say the picture "goes away" do you mean it is NOT saved to the DB? Or do you mean, it's in the DB but it does not show up when running from a remote host? what does the data look like in the DB? Can you manually insert an image (path?) into the DB and then see it when connecting remotely? This could be several things. Perhaps the image is being stored incorrectly, or not stored at all. Live & working preview indicates you have access to the relative path the images might be stored in - when running remotely you may not, which is why I am wondering what the actual data might look like in the DB field value for the image.
    NWCOPRO: Nuisance Wildlife Control Software My Application: "Without forgetting, we would have no memory at what was I saying?"


      It is not showing up on the phone as soon as I hit Sync. It does show what looks like an image. The name is showing in the database. Right now it is a database on my ZebraHost server, but I have not yet set it to store pictures there. In the attached clip you can see the storage name is local. So my assumption is either that is the problem or something with the way I have it set up in the control.
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        Well, not really - everything is basically correct in some terms however you just don't have permissions to access that folder remotely. The live preview folder is strictly for testing locally and not remotely. You should set up a folder to store the images in your webroot not the live preview folder when uploading. Security is pretty much the same way, there's just some things that you really need to deploy to test - personally I setup my domain and publish live to test - I just like knowing it all works as expected, and you can always publish a random page to test to so you don't have to affect users if you are live with an application. I decided right from the beginning I would develop that way but sometimes still use live and working preview but mostly when I am working on the layout. Someone else can probably shed more light on what your going through but again, if the image is in that folder - you probably don't have access to it remotely. If you open dev tools in chrome you will probably see a 404 for the image - the place holder is strictly an image placeholder from the html saying that it's expecting an img
        NWCOPRO: Nuisance Wildlife Control Software My Application: "Without forgetting, we would have no memory at what was I saying?"


          Thanks Charles - good advice on publish to test.