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Alpha Five Image Library Visual Reference

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  • Alpha Five Image Library Visual Reference

    Alpha Five Image Library Visual Reference Is Ready

    Here is a PDF reference of (most of) the images in the Alpha Five Image Library:


    Thanks to Peter Greulich for prompting / encouraging / reviewing / improving this.

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    Thank you, Steve. This is a great time saver for me. I'll display this on my second monitor for quick reference when I'm building my next database.

    Coffee tastes better if the latrines are dug downstream from an encampment.
    - US Army Field Regulations, 1861


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      Thanks so much, this is very useful! :)


      • #4
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        thank you!


        • #5
          Re: Alpha Five Image Library Visual Reference

          Thanks Steve (and Peter)

          I've found this to be invaluable recently.

          If It Works First Time, There's Something Wrong!!!


          • #6
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            Nice Thanks, I just used it to add images to my buttons....Ryland


            • #7
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              That is really handy. I was hesitant to print it out because I have to pay $.08 a copy - til I realized that was only $3.60. Which is a real bargain since you have done all the work!


              Discernment is not needed in things that differ, but in those things that appear to be the same. - Miles Sanford


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                Re: Alpha Five Image Library Visual Reference


                Something to add to my av5 collection of info and to make life a bit easier when deciding what images to use in my liitle development.



                • #9
                  Re: Alpha Five Image Library Visual Reference

                  It took me forever to find this thread. If Steve is around I am wondering how he got this into a PDF? Did he create a table? Because I would like to see such a table!

                  Discernment is not needed in things that differ, but in those things that appear to be the same. - Miles Sanford


                  • #10
                    Re: Alpha Five Image Library Visual Reference

                    Excellent resource, thank you Steve.


                    • #11
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                      Great work and great resource. Thank you.


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