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A few updates...

Postby BillMiddlebrook » Tue May 03, 2011 10:39 am

I'm adding photo slideshow capabilities to pages which have a row of photo thumbnails at the bottom. Instead of simply opening a larger image, you can now view a slideshow after clicking a thumbnail.
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Re: A few updates...

Postby Kojones » Tue May 03, 2011 10:43 am

Nice - that makes it faster to go through! One option would be to make the "next" button stay in the same place as the picture resizes. Maybe put it at the top?

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Re: A few updates...

Postby BillMiddlebrook » Tue May 03, 2011 10:48 am

Kojones wrote:Nice - that makes it faster to go through! One option would be to make the "next" button stay in the same place as the picture resizes. Maybe put it at the top?

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You can also click anywhere on the photo to move to the next or use the arrow keys, if that makes it easier.
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Re: A few updates...

Postby ontopoftheworld » Tue May 03, 2011 10:49 am

Kojones wrote:Nice - that makes it faster to go through! One option would be to make the "next" button stay in the same place as the picture resizes. Maybe put it at the top?

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I'm fairly certain this is open source or freeware that Bill is using for the slideshow so he may not have much control over things like that. I've seen this type of slideshow viewer in many places on the web. I was annoyed by that at first as well, but then I realized that I can just use the arrow keys to scroll through the pics, and I never thought about it again.

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Re: A few updates...

Postby BillMiddlebrook » Tue May 03, 2011 10:50 am

Yeah, it's Lightbox javascript and I don't really need to change the base functionality. Seems to work well.
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Re: A few updates...

Postby JayMiller » Tue May 03, 2011 2:31 pm

Now the slide show is cool. But, and I don't know how long they have been there, but I just realized that the peak list on the front page has my climbed peaks checked off. Now that is WAY cool. That make deciding which peak to climb next so simple.

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Re: A few updates...

Postby BillMiddlebrook » Tue May 03, 2011 3:10 pm

JayMiller wrote:But, and I don't know how long they have been there, but I just realized that the peak list on the front page has my climbed peaks checked off. Now that is WAY cool. That make deciding which peak to climb next so simple.

Thanks Bill.

I added that last week since it's been on my to-do list for quite some time. Lots of positive feedback on that one and I plan on integrating "checklist" stuff throughout many more pages.
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Re: A few updates...

Postby Kojones » Tue May 03, 2011 4:37 pm

Good to know arrow keys work. Thanks!

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Re: A few updates...

Postby d_baker » Tue May 03, 2011 6:53 pm

BillMiddlebrook wrote:I'm adding photo slideshow capabilities to pages which have a row of photo thumbnails at the bottom. Instead of simply opening a larger image, you can now view a slideshow after clicking a thumbnail.
Examples (click thumbnails at bottom of each page):


That's pretty sweet Bill, thanks!
I also like the automated check marks on the peaks I've hiked on the homepage. Nice work, and thank you!

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Re: A few updates...

Postby BillMiddlebrook » Tue May 03, 2011 7:09 pm

d_baker wrote:I also like the automated check marks on the peaks I've hiked on the homepage. Nice work, and thank you!

And the Main Peak Pages, Online Guidebook and Weather pages
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