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Get single image from gallery

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Is there a better way to implement this?
 
var image =
    ImageGalleryHandler.Instance.GetImages(new ImageGalleryCollection(new List<ImageGallery> { blogEntry.ImageGallery }),
                                           1,
                                           1,
                                           EntityStatus.Approved).FirstOrDefault();

    

#56615
Jan 30, 2012 14:40
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nice formatting :)

#56616
Jan 30, 2012 14:41
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Hi Valdis, 

It looks like you've got two solutions. Either the one you've posted above, or by creating a query: 

ImageQuery imageQuery = new ImageQuery();
imageQuery.ImageGallery = new ImageGalleryCriterion();
imageQuery.ImageGallery.ID = new IntegerCriterion();
imageQuery.ImageGallery.ID.Value = CurrentImageGallery.ID;
ImageCollection images = QueryHandler.Instance.GetQueryResult<Image, ImageCollection>(imageQuery, 1, 1);

I would probably go for your solution as the GetImages method uses ImageGalleryFactory directly (instead of the QueryFactory), and from a performance point of view it probably has its upsides.

I find it a bit strange that there isn't an overload for the GetImages method that accepts an ImageGallery instead of an ImageGalleryCollection, but I'm sure there's a good reason for it :)

Hope this helps!

Karoline

#56622
Jan 31, 2012 9:02
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