Image file does not show up properly on google earth when.kml file opened

Submitted by blovell on Fri, 2015-01-30 11:41.

I have edited the default .kml file as instructed, created a .png image and placed both files in the same folder on my computer. the .kml opens but the image is displayed as a rectangle with a large X in the middle. Files attached here for testing.

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Submitted by Mick on Fri, 2015-01-30 12:05.

The path to the image appears to be broken - there is a colon in front of the image name. Remove the colon and all should be well.


Submitted by blovell on Fri, 2015-01-30 12:23.

Thanks for finding my mistake Mick. By the way I converted the original .bmp file to a .gif file and made the white background transparent and it looks better overlayed on google earth. files attached.