I know that in SharePoint 2007, every image inside a [Picture Library] can have a thumbnail by adding the (_t) folder and the _extension.jpg to the file name.

What about if my images are stored inside a [Document Library]? is there a way to display thumbnails of those images (of course without having to download them all :))

I am working on a thumbnail view application and my images are all stored inside a Document Library.

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If I recall correctly, this isn't possible. The picture library has additional code that allows for the thumbnail preview.


Exactly. Document library doesn't create thumbnails of images. You can easily migrate all your images to a picture library. Just open both libraries in Explorer view and drag-and-drop them from document to picture library.

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