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  • Cannot display computed “Image File Reference” in report

    Page displays object Img1 without picture. Checked image name/path and okay.

    Note: My form displays images using same logic but using; Event: OnFetch same Action Script and same formula.

    Any suggestions how to display my images on a report ?


    Alpha Five V9 Build 2095 System AddIns 3264
    Table: tblAtl
    Field Name: Place1
    Field Type: Image File Reference (placeholder for computed field)

    Field Name: Image1 ( image number – “2135”)
    Field Type: Character (15)

    Report : rptAtl
    Section: Detail
    Object Name: Img1 (renamed after dragging table field Place1 onto report)
    Display mode: Best Fit

    Section Events: Detail: OnRecord
    Action Script: Set Image File Name in Linked Image Field
    Object Name: Img1
    Image Filename: ='D:\Reports\EMORY\Estate Atl Pictures\All\ThumbNail200\tn_DSCN' + if(convert_type(Image1,'N')<1000,0+trim(Image1)+".jpg",trim(Image1)+".jpg")

  • #2
    Re: Cannot display computed “Image File Reference” in report

    attcing bmp to view.


    • #3
      Re: Cannot display computed “Image File Reference” in report

      Just a guess. What's the response time for your form onfetch? Do you see a noticeable lag while the image loads?

      The report onrecord event may not be waiting.
      There can be only one.


      • #4
        Re: Cannot display computed “Image File Reference” in report

        No lag. PC is XP Prof 64bit with 8gb ram


        • #5
          Re: Cannot display computed “Image File Reference” in report

          New jpg files showing report


          • #6
            Re: Cannot display computed “Image File Reference” in report

            In the help, go to Reports/printing images and see if there's anything there that may help.


            • #7
              Re: Cannot display computed “Image File Reference” in report

              Already reviewed.


              • #8
                Re: Cannot display computed “Image File Reference” in report

                Hi Harrison

                Have you checked the image reference field properties on the report (set to "best fit" and not hidden?)

                Another thing that might be worth trying is setting up another image file reference field and hard coding the image details ie: replace the 'if' statement with the actual image name. If that works on the report then I would assume that the report is not processing the statement correctly.


                Glen Schild

                My Blog


                • #9
                  Re: Cannot display computed “Image File Reference” in report

                  Can I ask... If you're computing the image name in your form, could you then just assign that name to the Image Ref. field and have it saved there?

                  Then, it's a snap to report on. Not knowing what your app is up to this may not apply... just a first thought.


                  • #10
                    Re: Cannot display computed “Image File Reference” in report

                    Display mode: is Best Fit.

                    I tried your suggestion for another report with the image reference field and hard coded the action script for one file. sorry to report same result.


                    • #11
                      Re: Cannot display computed “Image File Reference” in report

                      Yes, the form is computing the image name for the action script "Image File Reference " .


                      • #12
                        Re: Cannot display computed “Image File Reference” in report

                        I created a new report with the reference field and hard coded one image file in the report event. still no luck in displaying.


                        • #13
                          Re: Cannot display computed “Image File Reference” in report

                          Have you tried hard coding actually in the image file reference field in the table?
                          Glen Schild

                          My Blog


                          • #14
                            Re: Cannot display computed “Image File Reference” in report

                            Still having problems display image. Yes, the image in the form is computed and displays. I've tried several ways cannot get the image to display. Please let me know how you did it.
                            Thanks Harrison


                            • #15
                              Re: Cannot display computed “Image File Reference” in report

                              Isn't this the same questions as this?