[Plone-UI] Display News item images as thumbnails in album_view

Souheil CHELFOUH trollfot at gmail.com
Wed Mar 11 21:08:23 UTC 2009

Actually, the image rotation of a folder is kind of costy
It's doable in a very easy way, but I didn't want to include it,
because of the extra request it does to get the content.
However, if you're looking for the same functionality, I can spend
some time writing a small how to :)

2009/3/11 Screw Dave <screwdave at gmail.com>:
> Souheil,
> I've got SD working great.  version 2.2.4.  Couldn't get 2.3.3 to work
> in my buildout.  Anyway, it's a wonderful product and I'm having a fun
> time with it.  Lots of usefulness!  The one problem I'm noticing
> however, is that within a chapter, the "photo album with thumbnails"
> view does not display the same as standard plone album_view.  The
> images immediately within the chapter folder are displayed.  But
> subfolders are not displayed.  With plone album_view, subfolders are
> displayed with rotating thumbnails of the images contained within.
> With SD album view, subfolders appear as empty, with no thumbnail.
> Can you advise as to how I might fix this to display rotating
> thumbnail images for subfolders?
> Thanks!
>> On Tue, Mar 10, 2009 at 7:25 PM, Souheil CHELFOUH <trollfot at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> The image types are hardcoded in the template
>>> The only good solution is to code a new clean one.
>>> There are examples in many other products.
>>> One pointer would be StructuredDocument, it's one of my products,
>>> there are examples
>>> Otherwise, copy paste the template and change it directly there.
>>> 2009/3/10 Screw Dave <screwdave at gmail.com>:
>>>> I'd like to display news item images in the parent folder, as an album
>>>> view, the way image collection are displayed.  (Folder Name with
>>>> number of images contained in folder listed in parentheses.)  I tried
>>>> editing /portal_atct to register News Items as an image_type, but no
>>>> success.  Any suggestions?
>>>> Thanks.
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