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Dann
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Additional file format previews

Post by Dann » Fri Aug 13, 2010 9:51 pm

Having image previews in OpenKM is awesome.

However, OpenKM does not give previews of Photoshop PSD files (as one example).
Upon doing a little bit of research, it's actually quite easy to implement psd previews, especially considering the only dependency I'm aware of is ImageMagick, one already required for image previews.

According to this site:
http://www.imagemagick.org/discourse-se ... =3&t=11300

the command necessary to grab a psd preview is this:
convert 'file.psd'[0] -thumbnail 340x340 'output.png'
(apostrophe's are for handling spaces and weird characters. Having them in filenames might be problematic....)

(-thumbnail is optional)

I would really like to see psd previews in OpenKM 5.0, and I think the only requirement to implement this feature is adding .psd as a recognizable file format for previewing.

Another request, is allowing the system the option of previewing the ENTIRE file, or specifying a selection to be previewed (say, 50x50 only so things run faster)

I wouldn't mind writing these myself, but as the source code for the beta is unavailable and I don't want to duplicate any work, I'm going to post this here and see what happens.

I'm sure you hear this alot, but great job guys and gals!

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Re: Additional file format previews

Post by Lancer786 » Sat Aug 14, 2010 7:42 pm

This is a real help Dann!

I am sure we'll soon be able to preview PSD files in OpenKM. Let's see if some one take note of this...

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Re: Additional file format previews

Post by jllort » Mon Aug 16, 2010 12:23 pm

In OpenKM 5.0 we've changed the previewing, now we include images, videos in same tab etc... we'll try to include psd too, seems really interesting.

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Re: Additional file format previews

Post by pavila » Mon Aug 30, 2010 8:15 am

The PSD preview support has just been added to OpenKM 5.0 in the source trunk.

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Re: Additional file format previews

Post by rmm » Tue Aug 09, 2011 12:49 am

Good day! I am also having a research about this, is frame maker supported in version 5.1.7?
Is there a way to view this kind of file type? If so, can you teach me how to do it?
My boss wanted to preview this file so that they can easily edit the raw pdf file as much as necessary.
Thank you!

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Re: Additional file format previews

Post by pavila » Tue Aug 09, 2011 8:32 pm

I'm not familiar with FrameMarker file format. Can you attach a zipped sample file? Do you know a way to convert this kind of file to PDF?

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