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Posts: 1
Registered: ‎10-26-2012
My Device: playbook
My Carrier: rogers
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Picture handling shortcomings on playbook

I'm trying to create a slide show.  I want to control the order in which the pictures are displayed.  According to blackberry support personnel this is not possible to do.  I am surprised that the playbook has such an glaring oversight.  The only thing I can think of doing now is to make a video of my pictures and then stop the video at each picture but that sounds so Mickey mouse.

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Posts: 1,280
Registered: ‎03-03-2011
My Device: Playbook, Z10, Q10, Z30 with Files & Folders and Orbit of course
My Carrier: Vodafone

Re: Picture handling shortcomings on playbook

Not a particularly elegant solution, but it will work: rename your files so they are in order. It's a good idea to leave some "space", so number your images 0010.jpg, 0020.jpg, 0030.jpg etc. If you decide to change the order, you can insert one inbetween.

 

Then start Files & Folders and tap "Slideshow" to start viewing. It will use the sort order you've chosen in the file list, by default that's by name, alphabetical, ascending.

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