This how-to will show you how to specify a preview image that will be rendered in the Modeler.
This how-to will teach you how to do the following:
- Configure a preview image for custom widgets
Before starting with this how-to, make sure you have completed the following prerequisites:
- Download and install the Mendix Modeler
- Read How to Get Start with the Widget Development Plugin for Adobe Brackets
- Read How to Create a Basic Hello World Custom Widget
3 Adding a Preview Image to Your Custom Widget Package
You need to put an image file named preview.png next to your custom widget XML configuration file:
After packaging your custom widget, the image provided will be rendered in the Modeler whenever it is used:
Please note that older versions of the Modeler ignore this image and render a grey rectangle as usual.