Image

The image component lets you display pictures in your app.

The Image component lets you display pictures in your app and pairs nicely with image based components like the Camera, Photo Library, Image Recognizer and Media DBโ€‹

Set Image

There are a few ways you can display an image in your app:

  1. Upload a picture to your app

  2. Provide a link to the image

  3. Take a picture with the Camera component

The blocks above open up your phoneโ€™s camera and set the Image component to the picture that you took.

Edit Image size

You can set how tall the Image is using the height property and set how wide it is using the width property.

Height

  • Fill container - The Image fills the entire screen vertically

  • Fit contents - The Imageโ€™s height changes to fit the contents it contains

  • Relative size - The Image fills the specified percentage of the screen

  • Absolute size - Sizes the Image to a specified number of pixels

Width

  • Fill container - The Image fills the entire screen horizontally

  • Fit contents - The Imageโ€™s width changes to fit the contents it contains

  • Relative size - The Image fills the specified percentage of the screen

  • Absolute - Sizes the Image to a specified number of pixels

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Resizing the Image

With the Resize Mode property, you can do the following:

  • Cover: Resizes the picture to its max height or width regardless without changing the image quality.

  • Contain: Resizes the picture to fit the area without changing its quality

  • Stretch: The pictureโ€™s height will change to fill the image component length-wise

  • Repeat: Repeats the picture at its original quality within the image component area

  • Center: Positions the picture in the middle of the image component

Style the Image

You can style the image with the following properties:

  • Border

    • Width: Enter how wide you want the border outline of the image to be

    • Color: Pick a color for the border of the image

    • Radius: Enter how round you want the edges of the border for the image to be

Add spacing

You can change the spacing and positioning of the Image with the Margin and Padding properties.

Margin

  • You can specify how much space you want between the edges of the image and the screen using either pixel or percent values.

Padding

  • You can specify how much space you want between the border and the contents of the image using either pixel or percent value.

Events

Click

This event handler is fired when the user clicks on the image.

Properties

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Computed Dimensions

The Computed Height and Computed Width blocks return the on screen dimensions of the image, after it has been rendered on-screen. The value returned is an integer, representing the size of the image in pixels.

Height

The set and get height blocks work with the Height property of the image component. Acceptable input values are.

  • Number of Pixels

  • Percentage Height

  • "Fit Contents"

  • "Fill Container"

Picture

The set and get picture blocks work with picture property of the image component. Pictures can be uploaded as local assets or specified as URLs

Resize Mode

The set and get resize mode blocks work with how the picture is scaled within the image component. Acceptable values are:

  • Cover

  • Contain

  • Stretch

  • Repeat

  • Center

Visible

The set and get visible blocks are used to show or hide the entire image component. Acceptable values are:

  • True

  • False

Width

The set and get width blocks work with the Width property of the image component. Acceptable values are.โ€Œ

  • Number of Pixels

  • Percentage Width

  • "Fit Contents"

  • "Fill Container"

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