morpho should display common mime types (e.g., images)
Bug 4365 will give user the ability to import other entity. So we should have morpho can display those otherEntity, i.e. images.
#2 Updated by ben leinfelder almost 10 years ago
I'm using the MIME type from
which may or may not include all mime types we'd be interested in, depending on the user's system.
I notice the png and xls are not interpreted and become just application/octet stream with the default mime.types file in the activation.jar.
We could include a beefier mime.types file in the Morpho distribution or programmatically enter specific mime types or just leave it.
#3 Updated by ben leinfelder almost 10 years ago
I'll make sure to augment the MIME-type handling to include:
and any others that are added to this bug.
For non-displayable files (pdf), we should not show them as text (as is currently the case).
All data entities should be exportable on their own.
#4 Updated by ben leinfelder almost 10 years ago
I'm going to see about adding the mime.types file to the morpho-config.jar under the META-INF/ directory as described here: