[Archivesspace_Users_Group] Digital Object images not embedding

Andrew Morrison andrew.morrison at bodleian.ox.ac.uk
Tue Dec 21 06:44:13 EST 2021

If the destination is a web page, displaying both image and metadata, 
then the URI for the file version with the embed option needs to be 
different, pointing to an image (preferably one scaled or cropped to 
whatever you think makes a good thumbnail.)


On 17/12/2021 19:56, Lori Dedeyan wrote:
> Hi all,
> I'm trying to embed an image in a Digital Object record and am 
> encountering some issues. I have two File URI sub records with the 
> same URI;  one of them has the "embed" option selected for the Xlink 
> Show Attribute field, and the other (identical) URI functions as the 
> destination of the link.
> The destination URI is working properly, but ArchivesSpace is unable 
> to display the thumbnail image using the same URI. However, when I 
> pull another image URI from the web for the thumbnail, the issue 
> disappears. Is there a way to address this, and does anyone know what 
> might be causing the issue?
> Many thanks,
> Lori
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> Lori Dedeyan
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