https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ClimateCanary

Immersion. Document photographs are suddenly just blank boxes. Can anyone please suggest a solution?

October 20, 2014

6 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/psionpete

HTML documents do not include images, just a link to where that image is located, which is often a local path to the server hosting the web page. Once you have copied that page to somwhere else, the local link will not work and hence you will just see an image place marker.

Some software will copy any incuded images into a new location which is accessible from the new page address but I do not know how this is done in immersion, if at all. Perhaps someone else can help, if this is possible.

October 20, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ClimateCanary

Thank you for your reply, psionpete. Everything transferred fine from Wiki to duo Immersion perfectly until about a week ago, so I am trying to remember if anything on my computer could have changed since then. I have updated Flash Payer, but it's still the same. :(( Anyway, it's kind of you to reply. :-)

October 20, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/psionpete

Most browsers allow you to view the raw HTML code, so you could look at that and look for an image reference. If it gives a full URL to the file then it should work OK but if it is just something like ../images/nameoffile.jpg the it is a local file and you will need to upload that with the document. You may find the image files on your pc but not on the Duo servers.

October 20, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ClimateCanary

I am able to view each one individually in my browser as you suggest, but it is so annoying that all the images are blank in the document, as it is interesting to cast an eye over them all together as I am translating. No other site has this problem so far.

October 20, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/psionpete

What is the address in the HTML of one of the images that is causing trouble?

If you look at the HTML you should see something like: img src="html5.gif", with some other stuff following.

What is written between the first quotation marks following: img src= ? Oh, and how are you copying the document to immersion, cut and paste? Or copying the file? Sorry but I do not use immersion so I am not famimliar with the proceedures.

October 20, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ClimateCanary

Hi, psionpete! Thanks for your continued help, I really appreciate it. I thought I could open problem images into a new tab, but I can't, that option isn't offered when I right click as on normal images. Immersion documents are taken from Wiki or elsewhere by copying, then pasting into Immersion. I don't think there is any other option. I have been doing that for some time, with no problem at all. I think the glitch lies within my computer, but finding the path to it might take some time - as always! ;))

October 21, 2014
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