[softwarelist] Re: Embedding an object
- From: Dave Symes <dave@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- To: davidpilling@xxxxxxxxxxxxx, Dave Symes <dave@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Thu, 09 May 2019 16:03:59 +0100
In article <b7a23105-a969-bef7-bccb-dcfaccf0b72d@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>,
David Pilling <david@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
On 09/05/2019 09:48, Dave Symes wrote:
Q1) I have an embedded frame and I want to paste a picture into it,
but it will not work. Why?
Works for me (which is never saying much, everything works for me). I
can see catches:
As to be expected. :-)
The frame is not empty (i.e. no text in it)
The embedded frame was empty with the exception of the caret in the top
What are you pasting from - some Windows apps will offer formats OP does
This testing is all being done in RISC OS OvPro, all graphics are mostly
Drawfiles and a few Jpegs.
Only Drawfiles are being used in the test work.
(I'm using the yesterday WallHoles file to play with).
Have to select frame before paste.
Obviously and did so.
You've got the option of pasting from inside OP (as opposed to from
external app). In other words get the image in OP, then copy, then paste.
I think Alan hit the nail firmly on the bonce, as now C & P seems to be
consistantly working into an embedded frame.
Drag and drop from outside OP works, and there's also the possibility of
Drag and drop from inside OP.
Indeedy with regard to D&D from outside OvPro when I was dragging in a
Drawfile from a RISC OS filer window to the embedded frame.
How do you drag and drop a graphic inside OvPro?
The blue box works for texts, but I've never been able to D&D a graphic
from one place to another within an OvPro document.
Q2) How do I get two embedded frames next to each other on the same
That also works, they need room. As was said, they act just like big
characters. Same goes for positioning. You can position characters very
accurately with horizontal and vertical shifts.
Noting what Alan posted, I can now get multiple embedded things on one
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