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karel
05-01-2007, 01:32 PM
Well of all the new features I seem to have trouble using and working out the lightbox feature, is there a tutorial on how to use it.

I keep messing around, but I am struggling to figure it out.

Any help for 'Mr Thicky' would be appreciated.

Paul

limebrook1
05-01-2007, 01:40 PM
this is the one thing I found straightforward to use. It works the same way as the gallery. You simply add the lightbox, and then double click and add your photos in the same way as you would to the gallery.

karel
05-01-2007, 01:55 PM
Trish to be honest I have little idea on what it does, first time I have tried to use it. It just asks for an image that I add and then I am stumped at to what its for.

Perhaps I need to research a little more on what it does.

Thanks anyway

Paul

LadyEye
05-01-2007, 02:01 PM
Karel

Once you add the photo, you can continue to add as many as you like, if you then click each name of the photo that you added, (individually) you can then add title, the size of the thumbnail you want to appear (I used 120 x 120) and then how many columns you want, like 4 across the page, 3 down, all dependent on the number of photos you choose ... cell padding is simply the amount of space you allow in between each thumbnail, (I used 15)

Then once you have your photos in place, you publish and when you view the page, you see the thumbnails, with their description written below and when you click on the image, a larger image will appear, dependent again on the size of the photo you put in there to begin with (400 x 300) or whatever, really all depends on the type of photo and your choice made here ...

Try it, it works real well, and is very neat and tidy ...
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karel
05-01-2007, 02:26 PM
Well that's why I was confused, I thought it had something to do with creating different shades on banners and shapes etc...Silly Karel

Holly your an angel from Canada...Thanks I will go away and play with my new toy then.

Oh by the way sorted the firefox browser thingy, just going through each page change as I write this..well not at the same time, I am a man and we don't multi taskhttp://vodahost.com/vodatalk/images/icons/icon7.gif..he he

LadyEye
05-01-2007, 02:42 PM
Well that's why I was confused, I thought it had something to do with creating different shades on banners and shapes etc...Silly Karel

Holly your an angel from Canada...Thanks I will go away and play with my new toy then.

Oh by the way sorted the firefox browser thingy, just going through each page change as I write this..well not at the same time, I am a man and we don't multi taskhttp://vodahost.com/vodatalk/images/icons/icon7.gif..he he

Ahh, ty Karel, good for you ... glad you are all sorted!! And now for your tweaking, you will look great!! Hmmm ... no comment on the multitasking thingy, oh heck, I will - "I agree" lol Don't go away long, we'd miss u!!

Have you checked out the gallery of blue voda creators, the link is found in my signature here, big as life, PROJECT PARTICIPATE - go into that thread and see all the wonderful creations some people have made just as examples of what can be done with shapes, you will be amazed!!........ and it would be great if you would participate too ... it's a campaign that we will pick up again, shortly, and have other areas too ... looking forward to your participation!!

Have a great one Karel!!http://www.vodahost.com/vodatalk/images/icons/icon7.gif

karel
05-02-2007, 10:38 AM
Have you checked out the gallery of blue voda creators, the link is found in my signature here, big as life, PROJECT PARTICIPATE - go into that thread and see all the wonderful creations some people have made just as examples of what can be done with shapes, you will be amazed!!........ and it would be great if you would participate too ... it's a campaign that we will pick up again, shortly, and have other areas too ... looking forward to your participation!!


Holly I posted that I did take part and lost the bleeding page. I created the page and left it to go get something to eat, in the meantime Sara came up to use the puter and closed my page down before I had uploaded it and I..well I...lost it...DOH

But I promise I will do another, some beutiful creations on there, especially the very creative Robyn(C.L). Don't think I am quite up to that standered, but I will sure try my hardest.

Paul

darklight
05-05-2007, 12:00 AM
Hey Paul, Ive got it on my website, if you havent seen it in action before. Its totally ace. :D

karel
05-05-2007, 12:41 PM
Is that the tool that makes your images open upo into larger ones Teri?

Like I say I have little idea of what the tool does, bit busy at the moment so I will have to put it on the list of things to do.

I love the colours on your site by the way, me thinks you have a few hidden talents!

VodaHost
05-05-2007, 07:19 PM
click the below....

http://www.demodemo.com/sample/bluevoda/custom_bluevoda2_lightbox.htm

LadyEye
05-05-2007, 07:44 PM
click the below....

http://www.demodemo.com/sample/bluevoda/custom_bluevoda2_lightbox.htm
?add an l - unavailable ...still no ??

karel
05-06-2007, 07:08 PM
Nothing for me either!!!!!

darklight
05-06-2007, 08:33 PM
Is that the tool that makes your images open upo into larger ones Teri?

Like I say I have little idea of what the tool does, bit busy at the moment so I will have to put it on the list of things to do.

I love the colours on your site by the way, me thinks you have a few hidden talents!

Yeah Paul, thats the one! It kind of fades everything into the background and opens up a larger image. It works the same way as the gallery tool, but just with a different effect.
Oh and talents? me? you are thinking of the wrong person :p lol

Hester
05-07-2007, 12:06 AM
so... I put up a page HERE (http://www.georgehester.com/design1b.html) using the lightbox feature and it seems to be taking forever to load on my side... could it be my connection, or is it coming out okay for you?

I'm using Firefox as my primary browser.

darklight
05-07-2007, 12:29 AM
^ Hi there,
Your images are coming up fine. Dont take long to load and Im using Internet Explorer 7 with a 2mb broadband connection.

Teri

Hester
05-07-2007, 12:59 AM
^ Hi there,
Your images are coming up fine. Dont take long to load and Im using Internet Explorer 7 with a 2mb broadband connection.

Teri

Thanks, Teri... I appreciate you checking it for me. STill very slow on my end, even after refreshing. I think my internet is just lagging. :(

IE does make it load up a bit faster though... cool!

darklight
05-07-2007, 09:11 PM
Thanks, Teri... I appreciate you checking it for me. STill very slow on my end, even after refreshing. I think my internet is just lagging. :(

IE does make it load up a bit faster though... cool!

No problem! Maybe clearing your cache will have something to do with it?