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Viewed 6036 time(s), 2 post(s) 5/8/2015 8:15:03 PMby NicholasHatfield
NicholasHatfield

NicholasHatfield

5/8/2015 8:15:03 PM
This may be beyond the scope of this discussion board.

1. What I would like to do is add an image selector to the Quick News Post page. I would like for this image selector to choose an image from the /Upload folder

I then want to save this as a string and then use the image as a link, with the "Title" text displayed over the image. Any ideas on where to begin?

2. Another poster told me to simply limit the length of the <# NewsShortContent #> tag. This is not quite as elegant as I want it to be. Unless, is it possible to display a tag like <# NewsShortContent #> in a <background="..."> or <img src="..."> If this is possible, how would I accomplish this?


Thanks again excellent support thus far.
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khorvat

khorvat

5/13/2015 12:32:46 PM
Hi Nicholas,

let me give you few guide lines but note that his is custom development and it's beyond the scope of this support as you mentioned.

1. You will need to 
- Amend FileGallery WebPart in order to have events necessary for you to choose the images
- setup FileGallery to display only wanted images (Note: there are many WebParts saving images to Upload folder so you need to specify what to choose by setting ParetnEntityId) 
- edit Quick news post WebPart and add FileGallery in order to choose an image from uploads

2. You will need to choose from two approaches
- Amend News WebPart in order to support different tags
- user NVelocity (http://nvelocity.sourceforge.net/) syntax to trim down the chars

Let us know if you need more information.

Regards
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