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can mIRC display GIFs in dialogs? #129108 02/09/05 02:41 PM
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can mIRC display GIFs in dialogs (or some other kind of animated images/movies)?
if so, how? i haven't found the option yet..

Re: can mIRC display GIFs in dialogs? #129109 02/09/05 03:00 PM
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mIRC doesn't support GIF because of patent issues with GIF (I think they are now expired worldwide, but I could be wrong)

icon controls only support jpg and png I think

Re: can mIRC display GIFs in dialogs? #129110 02/09/05 03:05 PM
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you forgot bmp ! smile

Re: can mIRC display GIFs in dialogs? #129111 02/09/05 03:06 PM
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You could try using a workaround like nHTML to load a html page into the dialog... you can probably load a gif directly with that, but if not, you can place it on a blank page and load it that way. Crop the page the way you want and you'll have your animation.


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Re: can mIRC display GIFs in dialogs? #129112 02/09/05 04:26 PM
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You could try using a workaround like nHTML to load a html page into the dialog...

how do i do that? just point me to the help file smile

Re: can mIRC display GIFs in dialogs? #129113 02/09/05 05:19 PM
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You can find nHTML from mircscripts.org and other locations. It should contain documentation.


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Re: can mIRC display GIFs in dialogs? #129114 02/09/05 09:40 PM
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You can load .avi fies into dialog with MDX.dll
.avi files are like the animated .gif files. smile

Re: can mIRC display GIFs in dialogs? #129115 04/09/05 03:41 AM
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.avi files usualy contain audio and are not that simular to .gifs.

if he was using .avi files, he would have asked about so. but .gifs don't contain audio and are usualy small and short, whereas .avi files usualy have a movie/ect in them and are a bit big.

also, its very hard to convert them and its realy pointless. :tongue:

Re: can mIRC display GIFs in dialogs? #129116 06/09/05 12:27 AM
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AVI files do not need to include any video component. It is an option at the very least.


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