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

Screw Dave screwdave at gmail.com
Thu Mar 12 02:22:16 UTC 2009

Yeah, if you can put together a how-to in order to point me in the
right direction I'd love to take a crack at it.


On Wed, Mar 11, 2009 at 5:08 PM, Souheil CHELFOUH <trollfot at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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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