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Hello all,

Muse newbie here... I am having trouble figuring out how I can begin a lightbox slideshow from clicking on a single image.  I am building my portfolio website and would like one picture of my artwork to be the trigger that opens a lightbox style slideshow with other images of the corresponding work.

I would like to keep everything on the same page (as opposed to linking the image to go to a new page devoted to just images).

Any help would be greatly appreciated!

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This is possible with the composition lightbox indeed. The trigger of the lightbox compo is your green button. You put the normal slide show into the target of the composition. I unchecked thumbs in my Screenshot, you may check it.

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Slideshow from Image

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Hello all,

Muse newbie here... I am having trouble figuring out how I can begin a lightbox slideshow from clicking on a single image.  I am building my portfolio website and would like one picture of my artwork to be the trigger that opens a lightbox style slideshow with other images of the corresponding work.

I would like to keep everything on the same page (as opposed to linking the image to go to a new page devoted to just images).

Any help would be greatly appreciated!

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This is possible with the composition lightbox indeed. The trigger of the lightbox compo is your green button. You put the normal slide show into the target of the composition. I unchecked thumbs in my Screenshot, you may check it.

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Simply choose the slideshow widget from the widget panel and choose the option lightbox instead of other possibilities.

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But then ALL photo thumbnails are visible.  Is there a way to make one image the "cover photo" for a multi-image slideshow?

Or, what if I have created an image that I don't want to appear in the slideshow, but just serve as the "button" to open the slideshow?  Is this possible?

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First answer was a wrong turn, sorry.

You may use a lightbox composition, put your slideshow into the target of that composition but set your slideshow into a normal slideshow without thumbnails.

You may have to take care for the color and position of the prev and next buttons if you want them to appear anyway.

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Uwe

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I think we're talking about different things.. My apologies for the misunderstanding..

In theory, I would like the my cover photo (green) to be the only thing visible before opening the lightbox. However, I don't want the cover photo to be in the slideshow. I only want thumbnails 1-3 to be in the slideshow.  Is there a way to make the cover photo a trigger to open a slideshow it's not in?

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This is possible with the composition lightbox indeed. The trigger of the lightbox compo is your green button. You put the normal slide show into the target of the composition. I unchecked thumbs in my Screenshot, you may check it.

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Great, thank you so much for your help!  I really appreciate your time and effort.

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Peace     ✌️

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