On Thursday 21 February 2002 17:10, Monty wrote:
> I'm having a hard time figuring out exactly how paths should be listed when
> pointing to files using the ImageCreate(), ImageCopyResized(), etc.
> commands.
> My images are in a sub-folder called "img", and my script is in another
> sub-folder called "scripts" (at the same level as "img").
> It appears that GetImageSize() only works for me when I put the full URL in
> front of the file name like this...
>     GetImageSize("http://www.mysite.com/img/photo.jpg";)
> Is that the only way for this to work? The following variations all produce
> an error saying it can't file the file "photo.jpg":
>     GetImageSize("../img/photo.jpg")
>     GetImageSize("/img/photo.jpg")
>     GetImageSize("img/photo.jpg")

It works for me using the *full* filesystem path to the image.

> At least GetImageSize() works with a URL. I can't say the same for any of
> the ImageCreate() functions, which when used with all of the above path
> variations including the URL, produce an error stating it can't locate the
> "photo.jpg" file. Permissions for the "img" folder are set to 777, and I
> can load the file using IMG SRC="/img/photo.jpg" with no problems. Why
> can't I get these functions to find the file using the same path?

Because "/img/photo.jpg" is relative to your DOCUMENT_ROOT. The easiest way 
to make sure you've got the right path is prepend the DOCUMENT_ROOT 

Jason Wong -> Gremlins Associates -> www.gremlins.com.hk

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