R: Re: Screenshots for the 2.5.0 release

Derek Atkins warlord at MIT.EDU
Wed Apr 17 10:08:44 EDT 2013

Cristian Marchi <cri79 at libero.it> writes:

> Il 15/04/2013 17.38, Derek Atkins ha scritto:
>> "Frank H. Ellenberger" <frank.h.ellenberger at gmail.com> writes:
>>> Hi,
>>> Am 13.04.2013 10:59, schrieb Cristian Marchi:
>>>> ah ok! but without backslash it looks for a page named "images" and not
>>>> for a folder on the server containing the actual pngs that can be linked.
>>> How about:
>>> http://wiki.gnucash.org/wiki/Special:ListFiles
>>> But it is also still empty.
>> The wiki doesn't know about the files.  The issue was that the files
>> were not readable, so apache couldn't serve them out.
>>> Frank
>> -derek
> I'm trying to add screenshots to the 2.5.0 wiki page but I can't make
> it work:
> If I use this line of code the images is not displayed (I think the
> wiki doesn't recognise the image as file)
> [[File:screenshot_260.png|thumb|alt=A report|Barchart plot]]

Not surprising; it's just a link.  Mediawiki doesn't "know" about it.

> If I use an external link the image is not displayed (probably not
> allowed). If I'm not wrong, the wiki does not create thumb for
> external image so the first method is preferred.

Most likely that's what it is.

> Any idea/opinion?

I didn't realize you wanted a thumb as opposed to an embedded image.  I
don't know if mediawiki lets you create an IMG HREF in MediaWiki?  If
so, we could just manually create thumbnail images and do it all


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