I have a picture library of four images. Each of these is quite large. When the Picture Slideshow Web Part is configured it shows the pictures at about 50% of their actual size. Is there a way to make them full sized? I'd like them to take up most of the width of the screen. Any help is appreciated. Thanks.
For displaying pictures in Slideshow web part, web images (stored under /_w folder in Picture Library) are used and not the original images. Unfortunately it is not supported to configure in web part what image type (original, web or thumbnail) should be displayed in Slideshow.
The solution described below allows to display original images (without re-sizing) in Slideshow web part. In order to display original image the technique with overriding
How to display original images in SlideShow web part
Step 2. Add CEWP on page where Slideshow web part is located and in the Content Editor tool pane, under Content Link, type
For more details about customizing Slideshow web part please follow this blog post