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Stored procedures
<gglConnection variable>.FillPhoto (Function)
In french: <Variable gglConnexion>.RemplitPhoto
Warning
From January 2019, the functions for managing Google Picasa photo albums will no longer be available. Indeed, the corresponding Google API is no longer available from January 2019. It is necessary to use "Google Photo API"..
This new API is accessible via AuthIdentify and HTTP requests. See https://developers.google.com/photos/library/guides/overview for more details.
Retrieves the details about the photos found in a Google Picasa album: initial image, comments, tags, thumbnails.
Example
// Google connection
Cnt is gglConnection
...
IF Cnt.Connect() =False THEN
Error(ErrorInfo())
END
 
// Retrieve the album named "Summer 2008" with the data about the photos
Album is gglAlbum
Album  = Cnt.GetAlbum("Summer 2008", gglWithPhotoData)
 
// Browse the photos and download the initial image of each photo
IF ErrorOccurred = False THEN
Photo is gglPhoto
FOR EACH Photo OF Album..PhotoData
Cnt.FillPhoto(Photo, gglWithImage)
END
END
Syntax
<Result> = <Google connection>.FillPhoto(<Photo to fill> , <Options>)
<Result>: Boolean
  • True if the characteristics of the specified photo have been retrieved,
  • False otherwise.
<Google connection>: gglConnection variable
Name of gglConnection variable to use. This connection was validated by <gglConnection variable>.Connect.
Versions 20 and later
Caution: the properties of the gglConnection variable must be revised for the OAuth 2.0 authentication.
New in version 20
Caution: the properties of the gglConnection variable must be revised for the OAuth 2.0 authentication.
Caution: the properties of the gglConnection variable must be revised for the OAuth 2.0 authentication.
<Photo to fill>: gglPhoto variable
Name of gglPhoto variable to fill.
<Options>: Integer constant (or combination of constants)
Options for retrieving the photo:
gglWithCommentThe comments of photos are downloaded. Then, the ..Comment property of the gglPhoto variable will be filled.
gglWithImageThe initial photo is downloaded. Then, the ..Image property of the gglPhoto variable will be filled.
gglWithTagThe tags of photo are downloaded. Then, the ..Tag property of the gglPhoto variable will be filled.
gglWithThumbnailThe thumbnails of the photo are downloaded. Then, the ..Media..Thumbnail property of the gglPhoto variable will be filled.

If no constant is specified, the photo will be retrieved without comment, without initial image, without tag and without thumbnail.
Remarks

Retrieving an album

To retrieve an album, you have the ability to use:
To retrieve the images linked to the album, you must browse the photos of the album and use <gglConnection variable>.FillPhoto.

Possible error cases:

  • The Internet connection is not valid.
  • The authentication was not performed properly.
  • The XML response of the server cannot be read.
To find out whether an error occurred, use the ErrorOccurred variable.
Component : wd250ggl.dll
Minimum version required
  • Version 24
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