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From julio cesar sanchez <jcesarmob...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [Proposal - New Feature] Add tag to config.xml to handle images
Date Sat, 02 May 2015 21:12:08 GMT
But you want it for native buttons?
If not, you can just put the images on the www folder

El viernes, 1 de mayo de 2015, Karen Tran <ktop500@gmail.com> escribió:

> I am looking for a way to be able to specify an image in the config.xml and
> have it be placed in the drawable directory. Under my circumstances, I have
> to assume that when the user creates a cordova project, he/she only knows
> how to modify the config.xml, so that's why I'm pushing for a way to do it
> this way.
>
> I do have a hackish way of doing it by using the preferences tag and
> getting the path to the image, and then having a script copy it over, but I
> know the better way to do it would be to just make a tag to take care of
> images that are not going to be the main icon or splash image and have
> cordova-cli handle it for me when I call cordova prepare.
>
> This isn't really for a plugin, though maybe an app template, but I just
> wanted to add this functionality to be able to specify non-icon and
> non-splash images through the config.xml.
>
> I've found where in cordova-lib that the parsing happens for the icon and
> splash tags, so I was proposing to add a new tag for "general images". The
> images could be anything that a user might want in his or her app. An
> example would be a customized button. The user can specify the path to the
> image file, and then the image will be dropped into the drawable directory.
>
> On Fri, May 1, 2015 at 12:27 PM, Jesse <purplecabbage@gmail.com
> <javascript:;>> wrote:
>
> > What is the use for the images? Is this for a plugin, or an app template?
> > I can think of a couple ways to do this, but none would affect
> > configure.xml.but
> > I suggest you look at how the splash screen plugin does this for android.
> >
> >
> >
> > > On May 1, 2015, at 8:39 AM, Karen Tran <ktop500@gmail.com
> <javascript:;>> wrote:
> > >
> > > Hi dev-list,
> > >
> > > I wanted to get your input on a feature I want to add to the
> config.xml.
> > >
> > > Currently there are only the icon tag and splash tag that allows the
> user
> > > to specify the icon and splash image in the config.xml respectively.
> > >
> > > I want to be able to specify multiple images that will be used in my
> app
> > > such as customized buttons. The problem is that the icon tag will
> rename
> > > the image specified to icon.png, so ultimately the user would only be
> > able
> > > to change the main icon. And the splash tag of course handles the
> splash
> > > image, so I don't want that.
> > >
> > > I propose making a new tag that handles general images. It'll be
> similar
> > to
> > > the icon tag, except it won't rename the image. It will copy the image
> > from
> > > the src, and drop it into the correct drawable-density directory (I am
> > > working in android).
> > >
> > > I know I can just drop the images myself into the drawable folders,
> but I
> > > have to assume that my users won't know the android project structure
> and
> > > will only modify the config.xml.
> > >
> > > Any thoughts, comments, or critiques would be appreciated.
> > >
> > >
> > > Regards,
> > > Karen Tran
> >
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