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Fade effect

Reported 28 Aug 2010 12:44:09
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28 Aug 2010 12:44:09 Denis Hoffmann posted:

the fade effect seems not to work :-(



Replied 29 Aug 2010 00:25:19
29 Aug 2010 00:25:19 Denis Hoffmann replied:
Hi k m,

thanks for the advice, but it seems that it doesnt work :-(

George, can you please take a look :-)

And it is Version 1.2.

Replied 29 Aug 2010 09:39:21
29 Aug 2010 09:39:21 k m replied:
line 41 of your html code shows

transition:{effect:"random", duration:5000}

but is should be reading (if you wish for just the fade effect)



transition:{effect:"fade", duration:5000}

try either one, by manipulatting through the dmx user interferace in DM or directly the html code. should do the trick.

during your random show there is a fade and it is visible as such (at least on my machine)

one more thought, the effects might be less visible in IE8, hope your not using IE6 or IE7! I found the slideshow performance on IE not impressive, it does well though on Chromium based as well as FF3.6+ and Opera.

not sure, but looks like the developers are not checking in over the weekend or otherwise much frequently

Edited by - k m on 29 Aug 2010  10:27:27
Replied 29 Aug 2010 11:28:17
29 Aug 2010 11:28:17 Denis Hoffmann replied:
I only use iE8. So if it works on other browsers its ok.

Do you know, how I can change the look of the lightbox, if I add it to the slideshow?
Replied 29 Aug 2010 12:38:25
29 Aug 2010 12:38:25 k m replied:
there are manuals for lightbox here

and there is also a video tutorial for combining slideshow and lightbox here
Replied 30 Aug 2010 09:28:37
30 Aug 2010 09:28:37 Denis Hoffmann replied:
it seems that the fade effect doent work in iE8. cause the same works in iE6

hmmm, strange

thanks for helping me with the lightbox!
Replied 30 Aug 2010 09:47:41
30 Aug 2010 09:47:41 k m replied:
that would be strange indeed, however I can confirm that fade effects are not working on IE8!

This flaw should be addressed and and fixed
Replied 30 Aug 2010 13:07:27
30 Aug 2010 13:07:27 Miroslav Zografski replied:
Hello K.M., Denis,

Will set this for the Fade transition at developers attention.

Replied 30 Aug 2010 13:42:35
30 Aug 2010 13:42:35 Denis Hoffmann replied:
Hi Miro,


Replied 14 Oct 2010 17:46:59
14 Oct 2010 17:46:59 k m replied:
remains broken in version 1.0.3 of the slideshow
Replied 14 Oct 2010 18:03:28
14 Oct 2010 18:03:28 Teodor Kuduschiev replied:

IE does not support opacity property that is used by the fade effect and ALL other modern browsers do.
Replied 14 Oct 2010 18:28:48
14 Oct 2010 18:28:48 k m replied:
according to Denis it does work ok in IE6, which is ancient compared to IE8


for the opacity setting to work with both IE7 and IE8, we have to use both. According to Microsoft, we have to list the new extension format first, and then older setting. This in addition to the CSS opacity setting:

-ms-filter: "progidXImageTransform.Microsoft.Alpha(Opacity=0)";
filter: progidXImageTransform.Microsoft.Alpha(Opacity=0);
opacity: 0;


not to mention that IE<9 has still the largest slice on the browser market and that does not seem to change any time soon

Edited by - k m on 14 Oct 2010  18:38:58

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