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    Image Viewer

    Do alpha five have following option?

    1) Image Viewer similar to PDF viewer (with super control).
    2) I tried to do it with HTML and i could not figure this out. If my syntax correct?

    THIS DOES NOT WORK (calculated field)
    printHTML(<img src=""L:\PRODUCTIMAGES\\"+alltrim(Category.value)+chr(92)+alltrim(Subcategory.value)+chr(92)+alltrim(Vendor.value)+chr(92)+alltrim(Famiily.value)+chr(92)+Imagefiles->Filename ">")
    THIS WORKS (calculated field)
    printHTML("<img src=\"\" width='107'>")

    Re: Image Viewer

    Just eyeballing it, seems it should be

    printHTML("<img src="+"L:\PRODUCTIMAGES\\"+alltrim(Category.value)+chr(92)+alltrim(Subcategory.value)+chr(92)+alltrim(Vendor.value)+chr(92)+alltrim(Famiily.value)+chr(92)+Imagefiles->Filename+">")
    Moved one quote mark, added +" twice.

    Edit: This works with a fixed path image so the other should work.

    printHTML("<img src="+"C:\temp\8175596570_336dc99a0e_o.jpg"+">")

    Also, nothwithstanding the documentation

    For use in a calculated field in a Report, Label or Letter layout. Allows you to render HTML when the report is printed.
    it works on a form.
    Last edited by Stan Mathews; 01-30-2013, 01:00 PM.
    There can be only one.


      Re: Image Viewer

      Hi Stan:

      Thanks. New issue. I have the pdf viewer works but not the image viewer (I used super control for both) (calculated field did not work) (screnshot is attached.

      In alpha sports we have the sales person in the image and when I click on the next record it switces.

      Any suggestions?

      Calculated image field?
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        Re: Image Viewer

        Hard to help without a sample database or at least a table.

        Should Imagefiles->Filename be trimmed too?

        In the expression builder in the calculated fields genie, look at the result.


        In alpha sports we have the sales person in the image and when I click on the next record it switces.
        Just look at the table structure to see how that is done.
        There can be only one.


          Re: Image Viewer

          Opps. Here is the table structure.
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            Re: Image Viewer

            You should trim the filename in the expression, otherwise the value used is the whole 255 character field (trailing spaces).
            There can be only one.