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catalague - gallery idea - need help

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Because the embed gallery is not working I was thinking would it be posible to use the random content block in a catalogue?
I would want it to show only random images from a specific gallery though.

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Hi, it would, but I am looking into your other problem now. Sorry for the delay, but Sheffield is having some serious flooding, and I've had no power for 24 hours  :o.


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ah no worries I was just thinking that this might be better  and do more of what I want.
But hey if you fix the other problem I will try it again.
I should be able to do it either way.
I was just thinking of another way of doing it.
Can the random content block set to show one gallery?

*hugs about the flooding, hope things get better*

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Thanks.

The Comcode, to take a random image from a gallery named test, would be:

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[block="image" filter="test"]main_content[/block]


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Thanks, I will see what this does and see if I like it better then the other way.

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