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  • Joshuarr
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    Cool - I'll update & check it out. Thanks again.

    About the cross-page browsing in the lightbox, maybe I just don't understand, but aren't you preloading just the next few images while browsing in the lighbox? it doesn't seem that problematic to keep flipping through in the lightbox while the thumbnail page remains the same.

    Right now loading a large page of thumbnails is really painful, and my largest gallery is only about 87 images. When there's a few hundred on the page it will be unmanageable.

  • UncleCheese
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    The way it's done is by loading the last 20 images or so, wrapping them in a display:none, then loading the "current" 20 images, shown normally, then the next 20, also wrapped in a display:none;. That's how the last gallery module did it, anyway.

    Actually, you know what? We don't need to load images. Just the hrefs to them. Good thinking. I'll add it in.

  • el berto
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    Hey UC,

    I've been playing with IG for a couple of days now. You've fixed most of my suggestions before I made them! This afternoon I've been trying to add Galleria support to the module. I'm very new to silverstripe and sapphire but I have a 'working' example on my localserver. The only problem is that galleria is a little different structurally to a lightbox plugin, so formatting using the standard ImageGalleryPage_album Layout is a bit of a PitA (I'm not sure if a separate Layout or a bit of JQuery majik is the answer).

    Is it something you're interested in supporting in the module? Anyway, excellent work!

  • UncleCheese
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    The templates that are bundled with the image_gallery extension are by no means intended to be used on your final website. They're just examples to help you get started. I would override what you need to in /mysite/templates/Layout and do it your own way.

  • Howard
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    Hi UncleCheese,

    These modules look great! I have run into a problem, my install uses the 2.3 branch and the latest svn's from you for the relevant modules. It does not appear to be loading the modules css files in the CMS which causes obvious display issues including not opening a pop-up instead it fills the screen with only the content of the popup and I have to press "Back" to return to the CMS. I have attached an image of the Albums tab.

    Thanks for any help

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  • UncleCheese
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    Any javascript errors? Is the actual table view styled correctly? Can you use the web developer toolbar to make sure the stylesheets are loading? If on a public domain, please post a link with temporary admin creds so I can test.

  • George
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    Hi UncleCheese,

    maybe an interesting popup style for the image gallery module:
    http://smoothgallery.jondesign.net/

  • BMS
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    SS Version 2.3.0
    Gallery Version 0.2.3
    Image_Gallery from page 8 of this thread

    Browsers:
    Firefox 3.0.6 (For Editing)
    IE 6.0 (as part of testing)

    Notice a style issue in IE6 when looking at an album with more than one page.
    The album page navigation comes in like a descending staircase. Just started
    to look over the css but figured it might be a good idea to bring it up so more
    brains can check it out.

    Also just noticed that since I added a second album to an image gallery page
    that the first album is no longer viewable but the second is. This is true from
    either browser. If I delete the newer of the two albums and republish and
    reload the site after clearing cache the original album works fine.

    Currently there is only one album in the gallery in question. Link here for
    those with IE6 that care to look.

    http://www.benincasaphoto.com/CMS-1/merhs-girls-basketball/

    This is a test installation of SS in a subdirectory of my actual site. This is not considered
    Live.

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