Feature request - GIFs should play

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16 Jan, 2017 09:25 PM

I can drop a gif into my bear notes, but it won't auto-play. It would be nice if it did.

  1. Support Staff 1 Posted by Danilo Bonardi on 17 Jan, 2017 10:10 AM

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    Hi Ajay,

    there are huge technical problems about animating gifs in textview also I'm not sure everyone would enjoy it.


  2. 2 Posted by Adrian on 09 Jul, 2017 01:10 PM

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    click to play at least? there should be a way to view the gif.

  3. Support Staff 3 Posted by Danilo Bonardi on 10 Jul, 2017 08:21 AM

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    Hi Adrian,

    I don't if this is what you mean but if your double click (or tap on iOS) the image will be opened in a QuickLook preview which should also animate the gif.


  4. 4 Posted by Adrian Piotrowi... on 10 Jul, 2017 03:26 PM

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    OK that works. I guess there's a bigger problem here that when I copy a GIF from Safari and paste into Bear, it pastes as a .PNG? Is that standard behaviour?


  5. Support Staff 5 Posted by Danilo Bonardi on 11 Jul, 2017 08:12 AM

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    No, is not but I think it's a problem with the page you are copying the gif from.

  6. 6 Posted by Kocha Worapon on 13 Jan, 2018 01:17 AM

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    Perhaps, we should have some sense of .gif indicator or mouse over to play like dribble does or have some opportunity for me choose to turn it on/off at setting.

    +1, I'd love to get .gif play in the app too.


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