Sphinx extension for thumbnails
sphinxcontrib-images (formerly sphinxcontrib-fancybox).
Easy thumbnails in Sphinx documentation (focused on HTML).
Show thumbnails instead of full size images inside documentation (HTML).
Ability to zoom/enlarge picture using LightBox2 (HTML).
Ability to group pictures
Download remote pictures and keep it in cache (if requested)
Support for other formats (latex, epub, … - fallback to image directive)
Easy to extend (add own backend in only few lines of code)
Add other HTML “preview” solution than LightBox2
Add better support to non-HTML outputs
Make proper thumbnails (scale down images)
How to install?
Instalation through pip:
pip install sphinxcontrib-images
or through the GitHub:
pip install git+https://github.com/sphinx-contrib/images
Next, you have to add extension to conf.py in your Sphinx project.
extensions = [ … 'sphinxcontrib.images', … ]
How to use it?
.. thumbnail:: picture.png
You can also override the default image directive provided by Sphinx. Check the documentation for all configuration options.
Questions and suggestions
If you have any suggstions, patches, problems - please use GitHub Issues.
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