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  • Image Not Found Image option is missing??

    I am new to Alpha Five development so I starting with the video tutorials. I am on my second one and both have asked me to set an option that appears to be missing. This option is the Image Not Found Image option which is used when the database does not have an image stored in the fields you are asking it to display. I thought maybe I missed something in the first tutorial so I did not ask, then the second tutorial wanted me to set that option but it is still missing. Is there something I have enabled in the project to have that option or is it something that was removed from Alpha or moved someplace else. Any help would be greatly appreciated as I can see a need for this option in any future projects I build. BTW, I have searched the forums but have been unable to find anything that relates to the keywords Image, Not, and Found.

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    Re: Image Not Found Image option is missing??

    I am pretty sure in a UX that if the data type is set to an image you will have that option exposed in the properties of the control.
    NWCOPRO: Nuisance Wildlife Control Software My Application: http://www.nwcopro.com "Without forgetting, we would have no memory at all...now what was I saying?"

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      Re: Image Not Found Image option is missing??

      As it is now - if you bind the table to the UX you get the option, if you bind the table to a list you don't. Probably an over sight.

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      Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.
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        Re: Image Not Found Image option is missing??

        Thank you Pete, my issue was in the binding to a list as that was what both tutorials were having me do. I just wanted to make sure I was not doing something wrong or missing something in the tutorial. Is there a way to report it in the event someone else has not discovered it so that it can be fixed in the future? I can definitely see a use for the option when showing a thumbnail a list.

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          Re: Image Not Found Image option is missing??

          Can't you just create the control and then bind that to the detail view in the list? Not sure just thinking out loud...
          NWCOPRO: Nuisance Wildlife Control Software My Application: http://www.nwcopro.com "Without forgetting, we would have no memory at all...now what was I saying?"

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            Re: Image Not Found Image option is missing??

            goto help select send bug report - I think they will resolve it once you point it out - you can do it yourself by hiding the field if there is nothing in it.
            Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.
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