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How do I insert a slideshow in a page?

  1. Browse to the page you want to add a slideshow to.
  2. Go to Edit > Edit centre content or Edit right content, depending on where in the page you want to add a slideshow.
  3. Place your cursor in the page where you want to insert the slideshow.
  4. Select Insert a... > Slideshow in the toolbar.
  5. In the Insert slideshow window, enter the URL of the page containing the images intended for the slideshow, omitting http://www2.warwick.ac.uk from the start of the URL. If you have uploaded the images to the Files tab of the current page, leave the Page containing slideshow images text box empty.

    Insert slideshow window

  6. We recommend that you leave the Width and Height boxes empty, as this ensures the slideshow dimensions scale appropriately at various screen widths.
  7. Select the relevant checkboxes if you want to the slideshow to play automatically (Autostart slideshow), and to Zoom and pan images.
  8. If you want the user to be able to scroll through slides, select the Show toolbar checkbox.
  9. Choose how you want image captions to display by choosing an option from the Show image information drop-down menu.
  10. Once you have finished specifying the options, select the Insert button. You should now see the [slideshow] tag, similar to the following, in the content editor:

    [slideshow]/services/its/intranet/sandbox/slideshow-images/[/slideshow]
  11. When you have finished editing your page, select the Publish button in the toolbar. Your should now see a slideshow in your page similar to this:
 

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