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Default object-type icon when no representation exists

I would like to have the uploaded object type icons display in search/browse when there is no media representation.

For
instance, we have records for physical objects and digital objects that
may not have a preview image for quite some time, but the blank space
where the thumbnail preview is supposed to be is not helpful to look at.
Instead, can the object type icon associated with each object type be
displayed in its place?

Is there an easy way to do this or should I file a feature request?

Thanks,
Alex

Comments

  • Hi akroh,

    This feature exists in the latest version of the front-end theme, Pawtucket2 (https://github.com/collectiveaccess/pawtucket2).  You can set icons from the font-awesome library for each object type using the configuration file icons.conf.
  • Hi Sophie,

    Is it possible to do this for collections as well? We have different types of collections (Exhibit, Event, News), and I'd like to have different placeholder icons. I tried collection_type_icons in app/conf/collections.conf but it didn't seem to work.
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