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Support gifs in Documents app or elsehow. Mobile boarding passes come as gifs often [answered]

asked 2014-01-10 04:55:47 +0300

Artem gravatar image

updated 2014-03-06 09:21:53 +0300

bijjal gravatar image

For example, Lufthansa will send you mobile boarding pass as a gif attachment to email.

Interestingly some way to decode gifs seems to exist in Sailfish already as File Browser shows correct preview for downloaded gifs, yet there is no full screen gif viewer.

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The question has been closed for the following reason "the question is answered, an answer was accepted" by anandrkris
close date 2015-02-05 05:58:56.986460


same here, funny to see the .gif in the browser but not anywhere else.

Any changes planned on that feature?

damourti ( 2014-02-04 19:25:57 +0300 )edit

The lack of .gif support is a bug!

sjn ( 2014-03-12 02:04:14 +0300 )edit

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answered 2014-01-10 10:38:44 +0300

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updated 2014-01-10 10:39:05 +0300

Gallery shows JPEGs and PNGs, so to me it would seem like logical choice for viewing GIFs also. Gallery already supports showing GIFs from Pictures folder, but mime-type handler is still missing so opening the file to gallery from other applications doesn't yet work.

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Gallery has yet to support animation in the gifs

Bulder ( 2014-01-24 21:25:58 +0300 )edit

Hi @veskuh, I copied my boarding pass .gif into the Pictures/Camera, but it did not show the .gif . Is the support gone with the last update? (I tried the .gif thing only today, so with the last update)

damourti ( 2014-02-04 23:33:32 +0300 )edit

Same problem here. I can do the Check-In with a dumb phone from 3 years ago but not with a brand new smartphone?

It's not like it's such a complicated matter to show a gif in full screen, "we have the tecnology", you know?

bart ( 2014-02-13 20:36:27 +0300 )edit

Same here. I have to fly tomorow. Now I have to figgure out how to check in. Great!!!

skull77 ( 2014-03-12 00:17:46 +0300 )edit

@skull77 I think you could download the Android stock camera app. It comes with the gallery app and I think it can show gifs

Bulder ( 2014-03-12 16:38:49 +0300 )edit

answered 2014-03-18 10:45:38 +0300

Artem gravatar image Supports gifs now, so closing this question now. Animated gifs are another story (and another Together question if wanted), that's of way less priority than ability to get to the plane.

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Noticed that gifs can't be zoomed? seen boarding pass with small gif 2d code which was not recognized because it was too small. could not use pinch-zoom, and when tapped to open sharing options, it did zoom to screen-width, but options did cover parts of the gif.

kimmoli ( 2014-03-27 12:36:02 +0300 )edit

answered 2015-02-05 05:58:43 +0300

Static support is available and am closing this as there is below thread for supporting animated GIF's . Please vote there :) https://together.jolla.com/question/34192/feature-request-animated-gif-support/

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