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Using SlideShow WebPart in SharePoint 2010

Posted by Ibrahim Ersoy Articles | SharePoint March 07, 2011
In this article I will show you how you can add SlideShow functionality to your Picture Library
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In this article you will learn how to use SlideShow WebPart to display images from a Picture Library.

Let's create a Picture Library first (Site Settings>More Options):

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Create a Picture Library named "PicsForSlideShow".

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Upload Pictures using Upload Menu.

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The pictures used here are "Windows 7 Pictures" that can be found at: C:\Users\Public\Pictures\Sample Pictures 

Ok. Now that we have created our Picture Library.

Let's go back to the Home Page.

Edit the Page using Page Tab -> Edit Page

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Click Add a Web Part and there choose Category "Media and Content" and Choose "Picture Library Slideshow Web Part"

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Click Add. It is empty initially because we need to configure it first.

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Choose the Web Part:

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Then Choose Edit Web Part.

A new Panel will open in the right corner showing us all the properties that can modified for this WebPart.

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Look at the "Picture Library" labelled Combobox; there you will see "PicsForSlideShow". So that's everything we need. We just need to Click Apply and then click OK.

Then Click Stop Editing and see your Pictures in SlideShow:

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That's it. You've added SlideShow in your Sharepoint Portal successfully.

Hope it helps!

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