Importing images size

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Ga Bowen
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Importing images size

Unread post by Ga Bowen » Thu Nov 28, 2019 12:42 am

I have a group of images that fit into an overall picture.

When I import them HXp seems to want to make them as large as possible.

Can you import objects keeping the relative scale?

Images may help. Overall screen:

Image

Components all exported to real life sizes:

Image

HXp import:

Image

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Re: Importing images size

Unread post by Tim Green » Thu Nov 28, 2019 8:34 am

Hi Ga,

I'm not quite sure what I'm looking at here. Since there is no "import" function in HelpXplain, what exactly are you doing when you are "importing" the images? Does your last picture show the state when you insert the images, before you scale them? It would help if you would describe each step you are performing here in a little more detail. :?
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Ga Bowen
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Re: Importing images size

Unread post by Ga Bowen » Thu Nov 28, 2019 10:36 am

Sorry, Tim.

I create the first image in Illlustrator.

Each separate object is exported to png. They are all exported to their determined sizes sizes eg. the green background is 1000 x 700, the buttons 50 x 50 etc.

When I insert the images, HXp scales them all differently eg. the green background 1:2, the buttons 1:6 etc.

When I insert the image I want the images on the same scale. Not bothered what that scale is, just that it is consistent. I can then put them together so they look like the first image.

Does this make sense?

Peter Muckle
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Re: Importing images size

Unread post by Peter Muckle » Thu Nov 28, 2019 11:04 am

HI,

Not sure if this is going to help, but a 50 x 50 image made in paint and saved as png is inserted at the correct size.

Cheers

Peter

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Re: Importing images size

Unread post by Ga Bowen » Thu Nov 28, 2019 12:59 pm

Peter Muckle wrote:HI,

Not sure if this is going to help, but a 50 x 50 image made in paint and saved as png is inserted at the correct size.

Cheers

Peter
Cheers Peter, that does!

Some images are larger than the canvas, so obviously they won't scale relatively.

User interface error. :oops:

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