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29 September 2009 at 9:44pm
Sorry if this has already been covered but did not find anything so far.
Is it possible to have a set of images appear in the lightbox from a single thumbnail (not in there own album). I know it is using lightbox scripts normally. But can this be done using the ImageGallery Module?
29 September 2009 at 11:32pm Last edited: 29 September 2009 11:33pm
Sorry dont now but i dont think you can with lightbox2 have you got the image module working because im having probs with that.
30 September 2009 at 3:56am
If there is a Lightbox that supports this, you should create a new UI plugin for ImageGallery so that we can all use it!
30 September 2009 at 8:48am
I don't have the skills to create a new UI plugin, unfortunately.
Maybe I haven't been specific enough.
Currently ImageGallery uses rel="shadowbox[gallery]" to link the images when they pop up in to a set.
What would be useful is if you could choose and change the [gallery] part which links them.
So each thumbnail just has rel="shadowbox" and opens on its own. Then you could choose when you desire a set, these images would then become rel="shadowbox[set1]". However the images would not be visible as thumbnails only the first one.
<a href="photos/one.jpg" rel="lytebox[set1]" title="Blah blah blah! caption"><img src="photos/one.jpg" alt="photo1" width="145" height="100" border="0" class="image" id="photo1" title="Blah blah blah! hover title" /></a>
<a href="photos/two.jpg" rel="lytebox[set1]" title="Blah blah blah!"></a>
<a href="photos/three.jpg" rel="lytebox[set1]" title="Blah blah blah!"></a>
Also if you have two title="" it produces one for the hover title and a second for the caption.
Perhaps I should of posted this in the features. It's easy enough when hard coded. But would be very useful for the CMS. Hope that makes sense! Thanks
30 September 2009 at 9:28am
Yeah, you would just create a custom ImageGalleryPage and ImageGalleryItem class.
class MyImageGalleryPage extends ImageGalleryPage
protected $itemClass = "MyImageGalleryItem";
class MyImageGalleryItem extends ImageGalleryItem
static $db = array ('Set' => 'Varchar(20)');
$f = parent::getCMSFields();
Then, create a new UI plugin (which I have yet to document), but you can use the existing plugins in image_gallery/gallery_ui/ as examples.
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