do you have any experiences how to store and maintain images for different languages and versions?
I would like to store the images in one central location (= article) and not within the descriptions (= other articles) themselves where the image will be used.
The reason for this is that some images (e.g. toolbar buttons) are used in different descriptions and I do not want to update several descriptions when just one image (e.g. a toolbar button) has changed.
So my descriptions contained links to the images attached in the central location. When an image was needed to be updated, I just attached the updated image to the central location and the descriptions were automatically using the updated images.
So far, I had only one version - the descriptions used only the most current version of an image. My method worked fine.
Now I need to have different versions and different languages for the descriptions. I am using Scroll version and Scroll Translations.
And I need to have a new version of an image that has changed.
I was thinking to create one article per image. Each article will contain the link to the attached image. Within the descriptions, I will use the "Include+"-macro to include the article containing the link.
When an image changes, I will edit the article containing the link to the image and then I attach the new version of the image to this article. So my previous version of the article contains the previous image and the new version of the article contains the updated image.
Subsequently, the descriptions will automatically use the new version of this article incl. the the updated images.
Because of the different languages, I assume that I have to do this for each language. But I have not tested the images for different languages yet.
Anyway, my thoughts seem to be a bit complicated. So maybe there are other, easier solutions out there?
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