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I know about the "set picture as default" option for individuals, but there used to be another way of displaying a face shot next to a given name by uploading a photo and calling it "MAIN.IXXX.jpg" with "XXX" being the number of the individual. This way you could crop a photo extremely close and small, and it would often look better than showing a photo in such a small dimension.

Doesn't seem to work anymore though. Looking at Darrin's site, I note he's still doing it somehow, though. For instance, Beatrice here:

http://lythgoes.net/genealogy/getperson.php?personID=I334

has an avatar next to her name of the following image:

http://lythgoes.net/genealogy/photos/I334.jpg

which is a cropped version of this image:

http://lythgoes.net/genealogy/photos/carli...icecarlisle.jpg

Looks like you just upload a file called "IXXX.jpg" into the photos directory, but alas, I tried that and nothing is happening. Any ideas on how to pull off this trick with version 7?

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Jerome Liebowitz

With all versions, as far as I can tell, you have the right idea but the incorrect format. The name of the jpg should be "familytreeID.Ixxx.jpg" (for an individual's default photo) or "familytreeID.Fxxx.jpg" (for default family photo). The "familytreeID" is the "tree" name that appears at the end of the url on the getperson page (e.g., in my case it is "OurFam").

I know about the "set picture as default" option for individuals, but there used to be another way of displaying a face shot next to a given name by uploading a photo and calling it "MAIN.IXXX.jpg" with "XXX" being the number of the individual. This way you could crop a photo extremely close and small, and it would often look better than showing a photo in such a small dimension.

Doesn't seem to work anymore though. [...snip...]

Looks like you just upload a file called "IXXX.jpg" into the photos directory, but alas, I tried that and nothing is happening. Any ideas on how to pull off this trick with version 7?

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cap97

Totally worked, thanks! (I guess I used to call my tree "MAIN" and forgot!)

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Melle van der Heide

note: .jpg is case sensitive in the photo title. It should not be in capitals.

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