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Min. jAlbum version
13.8
Description

Journal is a skin designed for both images and the written word, that is to make journals, manuals and blogs etc.

It is not your regular skin! For projects with folders it can create a landing page which links to an index (table of contents) page which has links for each chapter/topic (folder).

For a project with no folders the landing page and index (TOC) page are automatically bypassed, regardless of their settings as they are not needed for a single page journal.

The skin does not produce thumbnails nor does it make use of slide pages, though it does use slide images.

There is a sample project at https://jalbum.net/forum/thread.jspa?threadID=55234&tstart=0

Features
Multi-language albumsWeb page supportFreewareSupports foldersPlays video filesPlays audio filesResponsive layout
Created
Jun 3, 2019
Last updated
Jul 1, 2019
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Homepage

http://robm.jalbum.net/Journal%20Skin/index.html

Usage
Commercial use is only allowed if you have a jAlbum Pro license.
Modifications of the skin are allowed.

Releases

4.0.0 Jul 1, 2019 (current)

Files in the root folder are now supported provided subfolders are not used, this lets you build a single page journal. For such a project the landing and index (TOC) pages are automatically bypassed - as they would be superfluous.

If a project has folders and files at the root level then a warning message will appear and album build will stop. Either put the files in a folder or remove them from the project.

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fotofun2

fotofun2 5 months ago

I downloaded your zip file. Will look at it later. I'm thinking my initial use will be as an introductory to the various albums I've uploaded - such as more descriptive info as well as a "How to Navigate the Albums". For instance, Projector skin doesn't have a specific page for Information about the contents of an album which some of the other skins do. I'm sure I could put together an html page to work though with different albums and skins, I can use Journal to cover all the bases as well as enhance the information with images.

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RobM

RobM 5 months ago

If you have any questions just drop a post in the ‘Other skins’ forum.

fotofun2

fotofun2 5 months ago

I can visualize, in my mind, where your skin conceivably replace the Google Blog which has become somewhat of a monstrosity over time. So much so that I quit using Google for any kind of a blog. However, your skin looks more user friendly. I'm thinking of using it to produce a few Hot Tips for new photographers. Having a few smaller Blog projects for various subjects is much better than having one gigantic blog which becomes cumbersome to edit as well as maintain. Thanks for creating your skin. It may have opened up an entirely new dimension for those of us in the techy world to address our methods of educating easily and simply.

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RobM

RobM 5 months ago

I have updated the post https://jalbum.net/forum/thread.jspa?messageID=333933񑡭 to include a zipped version of the project I made for the sample album/manual. It might be worth a look so you can see how I use it.

fotofun2

fotofun2 5 months ago

I get the sense that one could use this skin to produce a marvelous "how to create" a skin for jAlbum.

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RobM

RobM 5 months ago

Yes, I had in mind things like ‘How to…’ such as how to use my external tools for jAlbum - http://jalbum.net/forum/thread.jspa?threadID=52475&tstart=0 - which is on my todo list. You can see how a subject like creating a skin ( https://jalbum.net/help/en/Create_your_first_skin ) can be done with this skin. Thanks for looking at the skin.