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  • Scale Picture in Mobile App Panel

    What is the best way to scale image so all images will be the same size when displaying in a panel card? Is it an option in a image control?

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    Re: Scale Picture in Mobile App Panel

    I am sure there are many ways to skin this cat, it's just what I do! I make a list with the image as my control and set it to fill the panel, then set the width of the panelcards with either a panel layout as in 50% or explicit. IF you want users to enjoy the pinch and zoom with a full scale image they can long press on it and open the image in a new tab courtesy of the Chrome browser - at least thats the way it works on my ipad - on a desktop right click and open image in a new tab...

    SO that said, if you're intent on exact widths set the width of the panel card and the image control in the list as flex(1)
    if that isn't what you are after postback, especially if you figured out how to do what you want!
    NWCOPRO: Nuisance Wildlife Control Software My Application: "Without forgetting, we would have no memory at what was I saying?"


    • #3
      Re: Scale Picture in Mobile App Panel

      Dave M showed today that you can in image control go to In-Line style, then go to Positioning and Size and set height and width of the image. However, mine is working in working preview but when I build it in phonegap and install it on my phone, the images don't show up?


      • #4
        Re: Scale Picture in Mobile App Panel

        Got it, had to put the size and height in the server side ln-line style instead of client side. I have it where you click on the image a video player plays a url that pulls from a database table. It works on the a5w page but in the phonegap built app, the video wont play. Any ideas what the issue could be there?


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          Re: Scale Picture in Mobile App Panel

          I am no expert on PG but I recall something about needing to load external resources and such, perhaps it is a problem with needing additional resources. Glad to hear you watched the wednesday Q&A - I couldn't make it but I make it a point to go back and watch ALL of them. Those guys, are really good at explaining things and they always try to keep in mind that not only could an experienced developer be watching but so could someone who is brand new to AS.
          NWCOPRO: Nuisance Wildlife Control Software My Application: "Without forgetting, we would have no memory at what was I saying?"


          • #6
            Re: Scale Picture in Mobile App Panel

            So you are saying I have to load something in order for the videos to play through a phonegap app?