Jim Lambert wrote: > I like Mark's ‘picture' because it is general. A picture can contain > both vectors and bitmaps.
Richard Gaskin wrote: > Seconded. When I first read Mark's post I was wary of "picture", > but on further reflection I remembered Apple's PICT file/data type, > distinct from PNTG as the latter was exclusively bitmap data but > PICT could contain a mix of vectors and bitmaps. > If it's good enough for Apple, it's good enough for me. Count my vote, too. :-) By the way, this new control type, Could allow easier implementation of image libraries, where you store a single instance of a bitmap or graphic and then LiveCode engine just rebuild your picture from the original data applying all transformation or changes applied to the new instance of this same picture? That is the way in which Xara and other programs manages vector symbols and bitmap images: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BTuTe6LG6cA Al _______________________________________________ use-livecode mailing list firstname.lastname@example.org Please visit this url to subscribe, unsubscribe and manage your subscription preferences: http://lists.runrev.com/mailman/listinfo/use-livecode