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Sliding Captions

Implements a simple image gallery allowing to display caption title/teaser texts on hovering.



LicenceGPL V2.0


compat_25compat_30 GPL - Free

The module is based on the jQuery tutorial "Sliding Boxes and Captions with jQuery" from Sam Dunn.
(http://buildinternet.com/2009/03/sliding-boxes-and-captions-with-jquery/)  and implements a simple image gallery allowing to display picture sliding caption teaser text on hovering.

It supports multiple uses on the same page or on several pages by defining a unique id for each module .

Module allows to define following settings:
* gallery alignment: left or centered
* images folder
* gallery parameters: width, height and background color ans css, number of rows and number of images per row

* image parameters: width, height, margin, image box css

* caption parameters: expanded and collapsed height, background color, caption box css, opacity and sliding effect duration
* teaser parameter: title (text, color, css), teaser (text, color, css)

* readmore link: choice for action on text, icon, caption or image box, readmore text string, icon or text custom css
* max 20 images: file name, url and target


V1.0 - 07 March 2011: inital release of J1.5 version

V1.1 - 10 March 2011:

- Correction of not properly computed readmore icon filepath when site is not installed in root directory.

- Addition of one parameter to define the readmore icon filepath

V1.2 - 20 March 2011

- gallery background bug fix when gallery is left aligned

- now supports 16 pictures as per user request

- Added comments on how to manually compute gallery width

V1.2.1 - 24 march 2011

- Corrected images default parameters (referenced image does not exist in the images module directory)

- added css !important attribute on title, teaser and readmore texts, readmore text has now a red default color to show how to change the readmore color

V1.3 - 24 march 2011

- added multicolored captions support. Now, you can either define a gallery default caption background color or a specific caption background color for each image.

V1.4 - 28 march 2011

j15: parameters typo corrections

j16: initial release, functionally equivalent to J1.5 version.

V1.4.1 - 12 April 2011

j15: Bug correction of link url for "read more" picture

j15 j16 V1.4.2 - 27 April 2011:

- bug correction for effect duration

- support of ie9 opacity

j15j16 V1.4.3 - 03 May 2011

- raw html support for teaser text

- Newline to br tag conversion support for teaser text

j15j16 V1.4.4 - 06 May 2011

- bug correction for missing ; on css end statement that could affect on some conditions the left alignment of the image in the image box

j15 j25 j30 V 1.4.5 - 06 March 2012

- support for 20 images
- title html support
- module class suffix support
- better parameters layout presentation

j25j30 V1.4.6 - 08 April 2013

- added support for link action on caption or on image box


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