Broken image link

Topics: User Forum
Jun 15, 2006 at 2:05 PM
I know the theory that there are no dumb questions, but this might be the exception to the rule. In topic listing, there is a broken image link next to the name of the person who started the topic. The image link is

http://<site name>/_layouts/images//TriRightBlue.gif

And yes, that doubled // is not a type-o in this post. I've searched and can't find a TriRightBlue.gif file on the server and I don't think I missed any steps in the installation that required pulling down and deploying images. I also can't figure out why the doubled // is there.

Thoguhts? Comments? Suggestions?

Thanks,
Gary Parr
Coordinator
Jun 15, 2006 at 10:18 PM
It might be that I picked an image that's only on SPS and not WSS. I'll check this because it is a stock image, but it might not be on WSS only (or SBS) sites.
Jun 15, 2006 at 11:37 PM
Bill, that's all it was. Like I said, this was a stupid question. I created an image and dropeed it in the right place and blammo, there's the image. My concern honestly was about the // showing up in the URL. I'm a back end Java app guy and didn't know how the doubled slash would affect IIS. I know that it doesn't play well with some app servers so that is what threw me. Thanks.
Jul 4, 2006 at 4:30 AM
I have this self same problem on a TFS Project Portal (WSS driven). The missing graphic is:

http://tiger/_layouts/images//TriRightBlue.gif

at my end. Alas on tiger there is no _layouts folder to be found anywhere. I created this under C:\inetpub\wwwroot which is where I installed the Sharepoint forums successfully, but no luck.

Might be an idea to bundle this little graphic with the install somehow. I don't know where to put a graphic to get rid of the red cross that taks its place (as it's not found).

A minor glitch, but should be easy to fix.
Jul 4, 2006 at 4:41 AM
Ah, I spoke too soon. I found another litle graphic referred to by:

http://tiger/_layouts/images//COMACT.GIF

which worked and searehd tiger's drives for it and it was here:

C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\web server extensions\60\TEMPLATE\IMAGES

so I put TriRightBlue.gif there as well (having found it on google) and it works. Clearly I'm a newbie completely unaware of how the former URL (with _layouts/images) maps to the latter folder, but that's life. If anyone posts a hint here to aid my learning curve all the beter, if not, carry on ... I have a blue tringle now (albeit I have no idea what it's raison d'etre is).

Cheers,

Bernd.