I have had many visitors asking how they could produce a slide show or photogallery using a mixture of portrait and landscape images. Well this is one way that it could be done
It works in a similar manner to my previous examples except that I have removed the 2x image on hover (this was a bit of a gimmick anyway) and have gone straight for a click to produce the full size image.
Yet again all photographs are taken from the stock.xchng
For this to work, without scrolling, your visitor will need a screen resolution capable of displaying the whole projector screen. Whilst you can use the mousewheel to scroll, you cannot use the scroll bars as the image will vanish if you move outside of the projector screen area.
Hacks have been added to make it work in IE5.5 for people browsing using the standalone version. Strictly speaking IE5.5 should have it's own CSS loaded by yet another conditional comment.
If you look at the header of this page you will see that the normal method of loading a file is used for the non-ie browser css files.
<link rel="stylesheet" media="all" type="text/css" href="css/slide_show.css" />
The IE only style sheets are loaded using the conditional comment.
<!--[if lte IE 6]>
<link rel="stylesheet" media="all" type="text/css" href="css/slide_show_ie.css" />
The xhtml code for the multi-page gallery can be seen here in text format.
You will see that conditional comments have been used to hold the IE specific version of the tab set which used nested tables. The other browsers will not see the tables and instead will use the normal unordered lists.
Please note that you will also need a standards compliant !doctype for this menu to work correctly.
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