[Mediawiki-l] How do I set an image thumbnail for a non image file (e.g. excel spread sheet)?
samstern at samstern.net
Fri Nov 5 08:46:06 UTC 2004
I run a corporate intranet Wiki. It's replacing an ageing Twiki install.
Currently I have set MediaWiki to accept file types of doc, xls, vsd, mdb
However when I refer to a non image file like:
[[image:plan.doc|Plan for making plans]]
The link appears as a broken link -- e.g. displays the Red "X" and the Alt
Text (although clicking the link actually does link to the correct file).
Right now I'm making pages like this:
== Project to save the world ==
[[image:process_flow.vsd|How to save the world - process flow]]
[[image:role.doc|How to define your role in saving the world]]
[[image:cost.xls|Current Budget for Saving the world]]
<b> Editors note, please go ahead and click the above links. They appear to
be broken but are not. </b>
Now I do have small .gif files for each file type (e.g. the little green X
for excel sheets) but cannot figure out how to get MediaWiki to display the
correct generic thumb nail.
Any help would be appreciated!!
Baltimore, MD, USA
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