Downloading Images Issue

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Downloading Images Issue

Post by mavisris » Wed Oct 05, 2011 11:30 pm

Hi guys

Really like the software. I was hoping you could help me with a downloading images issue I've been having...

Image files all get downloaded into my folder as I expected, but in the "images" field in my table the string being stored is the full url (not just the image filename... like in the demo video... im using the SrcAttribute option). Is there a simple way to change this in Helium, or shall I just do some sql/excel work later to clean it up?

Thanks for your help


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Re: Downloading Images Issue

Post by webmaster » Thu Oct 06, 2011 4:00 am


Are you 100% sure you are checking the "Download" column? Whenever the "Download" option is checked, the value extracted to the table is the name of the saved file, and the saved file couldn't be a URL because URLs use characters that are invalid as file names, so I don't see how could this be happening.

If you wish you can send me your project and I'll take a look at it. If it won't let you attach here you can email it to the email below:
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