On Fri, 2012-04-06 at 08:52 -0700, avamk wrote:
Thanks to the great instructions
http://sheepdogguides.com/fdb/fdb1imagbp.htm here , I learned how to link a
VARCHAR field to images in my filesystem, and display them in a form.
However, when I add new entries, I have to manually type in the relative
path of an image into that field. This is cumbersome when I need to add lots
of entries, e.g. making a catalouge of things with images for each.
Therefore, is it possible to create a form so that when adding a new entry,
there is a "box" in the form where the user can just drag and drop in the
desired image, and the appropriate relative path to the image will be added
to the field???
Thank you very much!
No. How would the form know where the image had been located? When
pictures are linked in a Writer document, you have to browse to the
picture's location before inserting it in the document. It is the
browsing that tells Writer the proper link for it. Base does not have
this ability (to browse to different other locations).
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