o7: Pic field contents to JPG, PNG, etc file

Mike Matthews omnis at lineal.co.uk
Mon Dec 27 10:24:25 EST 2010

Blimey, that's a hard one.  Not sure it can be done, picture stuff is limited in 07, but I wait to be proved incorrect again.

The one way I get pictures is by printing a report to a PDF file, then emailing it to me.

Mike Matthews
Managing Director 
Lineal Software Solutions Ltd

Past Authorised Apple Reseller,  Omnis Business Partner

Tel: 01271 850 550 

Email: mike.matthews at lineal.co.uk

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On 27 Dec 2010, at 15:16, todd aron, senior developer, software development wrote:

> Devs,
> How to programmatically save the contents of an o7 picture field to a JPG, PNG, etc file?
> Tons of hints in the archives of how to display a JPG, PNG, etc in an Omnis pic field; we've got a handle on that. Its the OTHER way w/ which I'm befuddled.
> The big picture:
> - Allow user to take screenshot(s) and paste it into an o7 pic field, so user can send error reports.
> I'll be collecting the state of the app and computer programmatically.
> My fallback is to have user create the file externally, save, and select the file.
> This is for windows (xp/w7), o7v3.8.0/1.
> Thanks, and holiday wellwishes!
> -- 
> Be well,
> Todd ARON
> x106
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