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    NOF previews/publishes picture files (jpg and gif), by regenerating a new file name using a_ in front of the original file name, rendering animated gifs useless. Is there a way to turn this off within the program or am I stuck having to edit the final published HTML file? Can't seem to figure this one out...thanks in advance NOF Forum members!

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    Hello,

    I am not sure that I understand you.

    Is this animated gif in the navigation.
    I do not see that NOF renames any files that I have done.

    Please explain how you are using the gif file.

    Gary

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    Simply selecting the picture icon, pasting the animated gif into one of the 3x1 frames of a table. Worked no problem in NOF11, but not so lucky in NOF12. The animated gif is not being used in navigation.

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    Are you selecting the images from the assets tab or are you going and getting another image from a folder on your computer?

    You should select your images from the assets tab (in the fusion assets folder) if they have previously been used otherwise Fusion will rename subsequent usages of the same image to avoid overwriting existing images in the Fusion assets folder when an image of the same name is used.
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    I see what you mean, all graphics in my test are renamed with an a_ in front too and they are all put in the autogen folder in assets in local publish.

    On the positive side, KWB, I do not know why you have to rename the graphics back, as NOF points to the renamed graphic with the correct file name in the html file that calls it.

    In my test site I have put them in from a location out of the site, and also have put them in from the assets folder and there does not seem to be any difference.

    Autogenerated image output is set at not optimized.

    Mike: Could you test yours and see if you have the same behaviour?

    Gary

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    Actually, when I publish, I do so to a Temp directly, I don't use the default NOF directory for publishing, but do for previewing.

    Quote Originally Posted by garydumbleton View Post
    I see what you mean, all graphics in my test are renamed with an a_ in front too and they are all put in the autogen folder in assets in local publish.

    On the positive side, KWB, I do not know why you have to rename the graphics back, as NOF points to the renamed graphic with the correct file name in the html file that calls it.

    In my test site I have put them in from a location out of the site, and also have put them in from the assets folder and there does not seem to be any difference.

    Autogenerated image output is set at not optimized.

    Mike: Could you test yours and see if you have the same behaviour?

    Gary

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    I am getting the image from the NOF11 assets folder (not using the assets tab in image bank). It's easier for me to just use the picture icon at the top of the program and find the pic by typing the first few letters of the file name (have hundreds of photos in the NOF11 assets folder as the site has a lot of graphical content - - - NO IT'S NOT A PORN SITE). Don't see how using the assets tab makes it any faster having to scroll down trying to find the graphic you need to put in the page. However, tried your suggestion, but to no avail...still will not preview or publish the original file name without the a_ in front of the file name.

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