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    Where to host images for using the slide show extension?

    Asked by lerhyc on November 13, 2014 at 07:05 PM

    I set up the slide show with images (730x320px) but it doesn't work.

    The images are hosted on dropbox or Google Drive and set as public files.

    Page URL:
    http://www.jotform.ca/form/43163762025248

    slide JotForm dropbox uploads png
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    JotForm Support Manager

    Answered by Jeanette on November 13, 2014 at 10:20 PM

    If you have an image in Dropbox and this one is public, all you need to do is to get the link

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    Answered by lerhyc on November 13, 2014 at 11:15 PM

    I did it but doesnt work thats why I'm here. As you can see in my screenshot the little "icone link" at the top left of my slideshow is broken. I try also with Google Drive service but it's the same thing.

    My images are 730x320px.

    I think the problem is because of my images size. Don't you think ?

    Note of the slideshow extension :

    "

    Add links to your images here and separate them with a new line. Make sure that your image width and height must be the same with the form question property width and height."

    Where can I change my "form question property width and height"?

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    JotForm Support

    Answered by ashwin_d on November 14, 2014 at 09:19 AM

    Hello lerhyc,

    We are unable to see the screenshot you have shared. Please share the screenshot again and we will take a look. The following guide should help you in uploading image in your forum post:  http://www.jotform.com/answers/277033 

    Alternatively, it is possible to upload image in your form and then you can use it in widget. Please check the following thread where I have explained the steps to upload images:  http://www.jotform.com/answers/393576

    We would like to keep one topic per thread. I have moved your question related to "Form Width" to a new thread and you will be answered here:  http://www.jotform.com/answers/459310 

    Thank you!

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    Answered by lerhyc on November 14, 2014 at 09:45 AM

    I read your link. I know how to upload static images.

    I used Dropbox to host my images (set as public).

    Are you able to see the screenshot below now ?

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    JotForm Support

    Answered by jonathan on November 14, 2014 at 11:13 AM

    Hi,

    I assume this is the jotform http://www.jotform.ca/form/43168097313254 as I was able to see what you meant when I checked the form

     

    I could see that you have provided the images URL from your dropbox link

     

    but it seems that the URL of the images from Dropbox where not able to work on the Slider widget.

    What I suggest you do instead is just use the existing images you have uploaded to jotform already.

     

     

    I did that on a test jotform http://www.jotformpro.com/form/43173960986972 and it works

     

     

    Please try on your end. Inform us if you need further assistance.

    Thanks.