MX025 - Custom Images in Flowcode

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MX025 - Custom Images in Flowcode

Postby Sean » Mon Jul 13, 2009 4:10 pm

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Re: Flowcode V4 custom images

Postby medelec35 » Fri Jul 31, 2009 11:47 am

Sean, the way you have customised the panel was really cleaver and looks great!
Like the idea of using a closed window for one state of a switch, when you click on the window, icon changes to show broken glass, with a burglar covering his ears, which changes state of the switch.
I know the idea is to create our own custom images, but are any more being developed by matrix staff, since what have be shown so far in CustomImageAlarm I’m impressed with! Would love to download a file with a load more animated images in for switches etc.
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Re: Flowcode V4 custom images

Postby Sean » Fri Jul 31, 2009 12:12 pm

We will be providing an image library with the next Flowcode update. Most of the alternative switch/led images will be more conventional than the example program (sensors, solenoids, illuminated signs etc.)

The images used in the example program were very easy to find on the internet, and to edit.
The door and window images both came with the burglar present, and were saved directly in .png format as the ON images.
I used CorelDraw to remove the burglar from each image (he was drawn as several individual objects which could be selected and deleted) and saved the results as the OFF images.

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Re: Flowcode V4 custom images

Postby Sean » Mon Sep 14, 2009 8:19 am

The Flowcode V4 custom image library is now available from our website:-

http://www.matrixmultimedia.com/software/V4_sample_images.zip

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Re: Flowcode V4 custom images

Postby Sean » Mon Feb 07, 2011 11:18 am

Here is the example alarm program from the original article:

CustomImageAlarm.fcf
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Re: MX025 - Custom Images in Flowcode

Postby Jan Lichtenbelt » Sat Jun 11, 2011 6:54 pm

Dear Sean

I took me a while to find out that I have first to change the type into custum type. But then it works fine!!!

Kind regards

Jan Lichtenbelt