Download Chameleon skin

Download Chameleon.jaskin Double click the downloaded file to install! Sample album All skin styles Usage Chameleon skin is free for both personal and commercial projects. Chameleon 4.6.7 Fixed Compatibility issues with jAlbum 10.3 Missing skin.properties.file (continuous update attempts) Note: this version is using a call, replaces the deprecated one, which requires jAlbum 10.3 or newer

Comments with links to hidden folders

Chameleon’s “Enhanced Picture” is a wonderful feature that allows for a more pleasing album look. It allows one picture to be displayed in large size for each folder, and is well documented in the Help. The recent addition of a comment with the Enhanced Picture enables more artistic freedom; this tutorial presents a few interesting […]

Using console mode with Chameleon

JAlbum can be controlled from the command line (known as Console Mode), and generally accepts the same parameters that you are able to set through the graphical user interface (GUI). There is a lot of Console Mode information readily available on the JAlbum website (see http://jalbum.net/consolemode.jsp , which gives the list of allowed parameters and […]

Creating multi-language albums in Chameleon

Creating multi-lingual albums is pretty straightforward with Chameleon. Make sure you have Chameleon v4.10 at least (Settings / Chameleon / About). 1. Setup the album the usual way 2. Add comments Add the comments (or descriptions of folders) and titles this way: Default text – [en]English text[de]Deutsch text[it]Italian text will result: Default text – English […]

Hidden or private folders

A private folder should not be visible when you navigate from the top down into the different folders but only if you share/sent somebody the direct link to that “private folder”. The process is as follows: Create the album (use Make Changes or Make All, as appropriate) Exclude the folder(s) Re-make the album

Building panoramic galleries with Chameleon skin

Panoramics are often up to 10:1 aspect ratio, and given that most people view these on landscape orientated computer monitors, the first restriction is image height. Generally, a user doesn’t mind scrolling in one direction, so panoramics that are as high as the monitor but extremely wide can be viewed relatively easily. This therefore dictates […]

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