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Chemistry LibreTexts

3.2: Adding Automatic Organizations and Thumbnails

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  • A common template used in the LibreTexts is the portfolio template that use used to make a dynamic, all-inclusive and easy to maintain table of contents of all daughter pages. For examples, adding the text

     {{template.ShowOrg()}} 

    on a page will make up the following 2-by-n organization with each daughter page associated with a thumbnail image.

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    Figure: Portfolio template with thumbnails for the LibreTexts section

    Thumbnails

    A page thumbnail is an image you can add to any article that will automaticaly show up after using the ShowOrg template discussed above (red arrows below).

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    Adding that text is fairly easy, but adding thumbnails is):

    • Step 1: The page must be classified as "Book/Unit" and not "Chapter" or "Section/Page" (refresh page if you switch it)
    • Step 2: The "page setting" grey bare just above the page title will need to be clicked
    • Step 3: The left box should say "Add page thumbnail" and if you hover over it you will see a little blue pencil in its upper right hand corner. Click that.
    • Step 4: Now click "Browse" to select the file from your file system.

    Thumbnails

    Images should be prepared with a 150 pixels hight.

    To remove a page thumbnail, hover over the thumbnail image in Page settings and click the Delete (X) icon.