G9.Ch8: Portfolio – replace an image in Microsoft

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  1. check the default image size and size your replacement images accordingly, for lessons on sizing images, review theWorking with Images lessons.
  2. import your replacement images into the Site / themed images folder

    **note** the biggest troubleshooting issue with image replacement is naming your image file.. use all 'lower' case letters, letters and numbers only, connect multiple words in the file name with a hyphen ( – ) or and underscore ( _ ) as in image_137.jpg NOT Image 137.JPG and make try to use lower case file extensions for the .jpg if you can.

  3. click on the + next to the Site folder to expand and view it's contents
  4. click on the + next to the flash folder to expand and view it's contents
  5. click on the + next to the config folder to expand and view it's contents
  6. double click on the portfolio.xml  page to open in the editing window

  7. to replace an existing image, just locate the image 'path' in the <image> tag ( a 'path' is the proper term used to describe an images 'hyperlink' )

  8. expand the Site / themed_images folder
  9. find your replacement image

  10. right click on the image in the Folder List
  11. then click on Properties…


  12. select the image name and path from the 'Title' text field
  13. press CTRL+C to copy

  14. select the default images file name in the porfotlio.xml file with your mouse (example):

    Site/themed_images/portfolio-very-large-1.jpg

  15. with the default images file name selected, press CTRL+V to paste the copied file name from your replacement image

  16. make sure to replace the file name only, not the / at the left of /portfolio… or the angled bracket to the right of .jpg</

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