SlideShowButtons outside the rotator

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  1. John
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    Apr 2008

    Posted 13 Dec 2010 Link to this post

    Hi - my rotator uses "fade" to go between slides. But - I want to have next - prev buttons under the control - not within it. By specifying RotatorType="SlideShowButtons", the left-right buttons are added automatically at the side. Is there any way to have a fade transition and my own custom buttons?

    Thanks
  2. Princy
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    Mar 2007

    Posted 13 Dec 2010 Link to this post

    Hello John,


    RadRotator has rich client side API which allows you to achieve your goal. See the demo.
    Rotator / Client-side API 
     
    I hope the demo itselef describes all.


    Thanks,
    Princy.
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  4. John
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    Apr 2008

    Posted 13 Dec 2010 Link to this post

    Thanks - got it working with custom buttons and fading - cheers. One thing though - for some reason, when I use the buttons, sometimes the image seems to load (or rather become the viewable rotator item) twice. So - I click "Next", the next image fades in and then, as soon as the fade has finished, it does the fade again, with the same image.

    Any ideas why?

    Thanks
  5. Fiko
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    Posted 16 Dec 2010 Link to this post

    Hi John,

    There are two approaches in order to achieve the desired result
    1. First approach (recommended in your case)
      • Set the RadRotatror's RotatorType property to SlideShowButtons
      • Set external buttons to the control using its ControlButtons inner property:
          .............
           <ControlButtons LeftButtonID="LeftButtonClientID" RightButtonID="RightButtonClientID" />
        </telerik:RadRotator>

    2. Second approach is to use the client-side api of the control (as suggested by Princy) and implement your custom behavior. I do not recommend this approach in your case, however, because I believe that the first one will fit your needs and there is no need to implement a custom solution.

    Best wishes,
    Fiko
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