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Slideshow format
Displays query results as a slideshow
Further Information
Provided by: Semantic Result Formats
Added: 1.8.0
Removed: still supported
Requirements: JavaScript
Format name: slideshow
Enabled by default: 
Indicates whether the result format is enabled by default upon installation of the respective extension.
Authors: Stephan Gambke
Categories: misc
Table of Contents

↓ INFO ↓

The result format slideshow, part of the Semantic Result Formats extension, can be used to display the query result as a slideshow, i.e. showing one element of the result set then switching to the next automatically after a while. Be aware that this format only works on JavaScript enabled browsers.



Parameter Type Default Description
source text empty Alternative query source
limit whole number 50 The maximum number of results to return
offset whole number 0 The offset of the first result
link text all Show values as links
sort list of texts empty Property to sort the query by
order list of texts empty Order of the query sort
headers text show Display the headers/property names
mainlabel text no The label to give to the main page name
intro text empty The text to display before the query results, if there are any
outro text empty The text to display after the query results, if there are any
searchlabel text ... further results Text for continuing the search
default text empty The text to display if there are no query results

Format specific

Parameter Type Default Description
template text empty <smw_paramdesc_template>
class text empty Specify an additional cascading style sheet class
height text 100px Height
width text 200px Width
delay whole number 5 The delay between slides in seconds
nav controls yes/no no Show navigation controls or not
effect text none The effect to be used to switch from slide to slide

Available values for parameters:

  • effect: none, slide left, slide right, slide up, slide down, fade and hide


A query for this format could look like:

{{#ask: [[Category:City]] [[Area::+]] [[Population::+]] 
| ?Population=Inhabitants
| ?Area#km²=Size in km²

| format=slideshow
| template=Query output demo
| nav controls=no
| delay=5
| height=50px
| width=500px
| effect=slide left

| limit=3



This extension was kindly sponsored by Prescient Software

See also


This documentation page applies to all SMW versions from 1.8.0 to the most current version.

Help:Slideshow format en 1.8.0