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Displays an image in the skin. Mostly used for the background of the player. Clicking on an Image item can either move or resize the skin. Rightclicking shows the menu.

General Attributes

A unique identifier for the item.

A boolean expression indicating whether the item is shown or hidden.
XML-attribute name: visible

X and Y
The coordinates of the item relative to the parent container (Layout, Panel or Group).

Lefttop and Rightbottom
Indicate to which corners of the parent container the item's corners are attatched to in case of resizing.
See also: "How to create a resizable window"

Keep X/Y ratio
Indicate whether the items relative horizontal and vertical positions in the parent container should be maintained when it is resized.
See also: "How to create a resizable window"
XML-attribute name: xkeepratio & ykeepratio

Help text
Help text for the current control. The text variable $H will be set to this value when the mouse moves over the item.
XML-attribute name: help

Image Attributes

The bitmap that is displayed.

Sets how the image should be resized. Mosaic repeats the image just like in a mosaic. When you chose scale the image will be stretched to fit.

The action that is triggered when you click on the image. Move enables the user to move the window by dragging the image. The resize actions enable the user to resize the window into the given direction (East, South or South-East) by dragging the image.

Double-click action
The action that is triggered when the image is double-clicked.
XML-attribute name: action2

See also:
Bitmap resources