Cannot display bitmaps in Webview generated modules

Document ID:  TEC1616795
Last Modified Date:  07/06/2017
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Products

  • CA Gen

Releases

  • CA Gen:Release:8.5
  • CA Gen:Release:8.6

Components

  • CA Gen Run Time, Internet Client:CGRTI
Problem:

When developing Gen applications targeting Web (Webview), bitmap images display at design tiime, but do not display at runtime.  The same application displays bitmaps successfully when targeting GUI Windows.

Resolution:

To display bitmaps within Gen Web (Webview) clients transitioning from Gen GUI Windows Clients. 

- Be sure the GUI Client Windows display the bitmaps (.bmp) on the windows successfully.  

- Convert all the .bmp bitmaps to .jpg files, using a paint package or other conversion tool.  Gen Web only accepts .jpg images. 

- Place the same named .jpg file(s) in the folder location: 'C;\...\<local_model>.ief\html\images\'

- Generate/Build/Assemble and Deploy the Gen Web application, the bitmaps will now be present at runtime. 

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