KBA-01337: Site Photos in the Catalog


Why doesn‘t the site photo I added to the Catalog appear on the Project Dashboard?
How can I post a site photo that is already archived?


Files will appear as photos in a Project Dashboard only if

  • they have been saved with one of the following extensions: .gif, .jpg, .png, .bmp.
  • have the document type Project Dashboard Photo site active (even if renamed)
  • and have the File Properties Type set to Project Dashboard Photo.  

Most sites also designate a Catalog Folder (often Site Photos) for all of the Project Dashboard Photo files.  Set the FileCatalogConfig | DefaultFolder rule to your folder.

Using the Catalog, find the photo file and make sure that it is in the correct folder and with an appropriate extension, for example:
If you have files that are not in the correct folder, move the photo file there.

  1. Click the scissor icon for the photo.
  2. Click on the folder name.
  3. Click on the paste (clipboard) icon to paste the file in that folder.

If it wasn’t saved as a .gif, .jpg, .png, or .bmp file, you”ll need to save the photo with one of those extensions then use the Add Files tool to add the file to the Catalog again.

  1. Check the file‘s Properties:
  2. If not there already, select Photo from the Type drop-down, select /Site Photos as the Catalog Folder and look up your Project ID, for example:

sfPMS displays the latest (most recent date) photo file in the designated folder.

KBA-01337; Last updated: June 9, 2018 at 14:48 pm;
Keywords:  add photo catalog