[Pharo-users] How to store an image file as a method source

Dimitris Chloupis kilon.alios at gmail.com
Mon Oct 26 09:40:30 EDT 2015

thanks Peter it  works like a charm :) I will your tools , very useful.

On Mon, Oct 26, 2015 at 1:30 PM Peter Uhnák <i.uhnak at gmail.com> wrote:

> I use IconFactory (which I wrote for this purpose) (
> http://smalltalkhub.com/#!/~peteruhnak/IconFactory or Catalog Browser ),
> it works in the same way as Pharo icons (base64 representation of the image
> which is then converted to a Form object).
> Catalog browser offers also ExternalIconFamily but I have no knowledge of
> that. But I remember that someone was working on referencing external
> files, so maybe this is it.
> Peter
> On Mon, Oct 26, 2015 at 11:28 AM, Dimitris Chloupis <kilon.alios at gmail.com
> > wrote:
>> So how you guys covert image files to strings to be stored as method
>> sources ?
>> I want to make a custom GUI that will contain a lot of images and I am a
>> bit on a dilema whether I should put the images as method source as we do
>> already with pharo icons OR just link to external files and find how I can
>> download those files from Pharo.
>> No idea whats the best course of action . Any suggestions ?
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