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After login, click New – Image to transfer images from local or networked drives to the CommonSpot Image Gallery for inclusion in CommonSpot pages, templates, or Elements. (To replace existing images, select Upload New Version from the More Actions dropdown in Find Image - Search Results or Image reports.)
The first dialog displays for selecting a subsite location for images. You can upload one or more images.
Select Upload Single Image to transfer one image. You can also choose to Upload Multiple Images and simultaneously apply similar metadata to selected items. You can upload multiple images through either the standard browse-and-select method or a drag-and-drop interface.
View or change the destination Subsite for the new image. This field defaults to the current subsite.
In the Upload New Image field enter the disk location or networked path of the new file (for example, d:\Website\imagegrid\products.png) if you know the full path name, or click the Browse button to locate the file.
CommonSpot displays the full image path name and automatically uploads the new image to the server.
Description: Enter a text description for the image. Text entered here becomes the ALT text that displays on mouseover for the image. This field is required if ALT text is required for all images at your site. See Content Creation - Accessibility and the Accessibility overview in the Site Administrator's Reference. See also the description for the page-level Accessibility left pane.
Category: Select from the drop-down list. If you have Category creation permissions, you can create a new Category by clicking New and following the prompts to add an image category.
Keywords: Accept or remove any default keywords that may display. Optionally associate new terms (separated by commas) for defining the image and for use in creating Keyword Views and enhanced Search results. For details on using this feature, see Select Keywords and the Keyword field description for Create New Page.
Include in Public Image Gallery: By default, when CommonSpot is first installed,all new images are available for viewing and use by other CommonSpot users, as shown above. To make an image unavailable to other Web authors, deselect this option. The image is only available to you or your groups, and displays as private in image search results and reports, as shown below.
Click Next to add image metadata, if required, or to assign image security.
Click Save when you have completed the form. If you try to upload a new, unauthorized, or non-standard image file format, a warning displays.
Note: Site Administrators can place restrictions on image size. You may see a dialog asking if the new file is below your site’s limit. Clicking Save uploads the image only if it meets size requirements. Images exceeding size limitations, are not uploaded. An error message similar to the following displays:
cp-cffile UPLOAD failed (C:/web/cfusion/newsite/images/
You can download PDF versions of the Content Contributor's, Administrator's, and Elements Reference documents from the support section of paperthin.com (requires login).
Sites upgrading from versions earlier than release 6.0 should review the following (from the support section of paperthin.com - requires login):
For technical support:
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