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    Not downloadable image

    Hi,

    I need images to be not downloadable. Is it posible to be done using the gd library or should I go for flash?

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    Ivan

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    This isn't possible. To view an image on a website it has to be downloaded. There are various ways to prevent the average user from saving an image but not from downloading it.

    Flash probably makes it most difficult for a user to save an image. As far as I'm aware creating images as they are requested with the gd library doesn't create any difficulties in saving the image.
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    gd is unrelated

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    sorry, exactly what i meant was "to save" not "to download". anyway i taught maybe gd had a trick to not alow the user save the image from the browser.

    i suppose the answer is take flash. thank you guys

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    even flash images can be got if the user really wants them. I guess watermarking the image would be one option which you can do with GD quite easily.
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