Extra Buttons for Ultimate Fade-in slideshow
by, 08-30-2011 at 08:52 PM (24611 Views)
Most recent additions - graceful integration with Ultimate Fade In Slideshow (2.6.1)'s new swipe feature, bug fixes to the original fadeslideshow.js script as noted in the included fadeslideshow.js file's comments section. Also included is the fadeslideshow_bug_fix_caption_resizing_and _imgfrommarkup_options.js file which in addition to the fixes, also has two new options. See it's comments section for what they do, or look here:
If you want to use those, use the file in place of the fadeslideshow.js file.Code://March 7, 2016 Update to optionally have description heights change on the fly between slides if description content varies in height required // to use, set fadslishow option resizedesc to 'animate' or 'css' (requires descriptions and descreveal) // 'animate', 'css', or false (omit) - should differing sized descriptions get differing sized discription windows? // If so how (when applicable, deafaults to css except where animation would mean seeing a smoother transition, like descreveal 'always') //March 7, 2016 Update for images, links and/or targets, and/or descriptions to optionally be set in the markup rather than in the imagearray // to use this option, set imagearray to 'markup' and put the images in the wrapperid div element. Make any links to them as normal a tags // with optional target attributes. If the image has an a tag link or any valid element as a parent other than the wrapper, and that element // has any text in it, that text will be the caption/description for that image.
The product of many requests as regards Ultimate Fade-in slide show (currently at v2.6.1, but should work for any Ultimate Fade-in slideshow in the 2.x series) for a button to do this or that, stop or go, pause/play, and individual numbered or thumbnail buttons with or without special effects. This script (right click and 'save as'):
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can do any or virtually all (some of which you wouldn't want to combine in one slideshow) of these things (fortunately, you get to choose, as the script only adds options. No one feature must be used).
To set it up on your page, download the extrabuttonsdistro.zip archive (see top), and add the extrabuttons.js tag (highlighted) between fadeslideshow.js and the on page portion of the script:
Or, just run the demo page (extrabuttons_demo.htm) in the extrabuttonsdistro.zip archive and work from there.
Here's usage instructions for the options and markup that can be used. It also describes two new callback functions and other features that may be utilized:
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Now available as extrabuttons_usage.htm in the extrabuttonsdistro.zip archive downloadable from the top of this blog entry.
I'm working on more demos, as they evolve, they will be posted here (if possible), and the extrabuttons.js script and usage details linked to above may be updated. Notes will be made to that effect.