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Registered: ‎12-30-2012
My Device: BB10 dev alpha
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Rich text input with Inline images

I tried using the TextArea component, since it  should be supporting HTML. I tried something as simple as:


<html><img src="someimage.png" /></html>


but the <img> tags do not work, they just get replaced by a "?" symbol. I tried using absolute path, relative path, tried with file:// and asset:// but all render same result. The same HTML code works fine when I tried it in a webview and the image gets displayed (only with relative path though). Does TextArea support displaying inline images at all? If not then how does it display emoticons? I'd appreciate any help regarding that. Thanks!

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Registered: ‎12-18-2012
My Device: Z30, Z10 LE, DevAlpha C, PlayBook

Re: Rich text input with Inline images

Images aren't supported. Here's a list of supported tags:


Andrey Fidrya, @zmeyc on twitter
Posts: 6,473
Registered: ‎12-08-2010
My Device: PlayBook, Z10
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Re: Rich text input with Inline images

Better yet, with the latest SDK update it's even documented more formally here: https://developer.blackberry.com/cascades/documentation/ui/text/styles.html

Peter Hansen -- (BB10 and dev-related blog posts at http://peterhansen.ca.)
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