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    I’m using 3.5 RC1, with the new media management system.

    When I insert a gallery using the new media system, it inserts a gallery shortcode that uses the format [gallery ids="1234,5678"]. However, this fails to select only those attachments, including all the post attachments in the gallery. If I press the FG “insert gallery” button, I get a shortcode that uses the format [gallery include="1234,5678"], which works.

    However, if I’m in the visual editor, click on the edit gallery button, and delete some of the images from the gallery, the result is something like [gallery include="1234,5678" ids="5678"], which displays both of those attachments, ignoring the edits.

    In order to change the gallery from the visual editor, I need to select the gallery in question – but not open it! – and then check / uncheck the images I want in the FG box. In contrast, the process works for altering the number of columns in a particular gallery; it’s available in the gallery’s own editor, and updates the shortcode appropriately. Unfortunately, if I update the gallery generated by [gallery columns="5" include="4130,4131,4138,4137,4139"] this way, I get [gallery columns="3" include="4130,4131,4138,4137,4139" ids="4139,4138,4137,4131,4130"].

    Is there a way we can better integrate these selection functions? Perhaps switch to using “ids” instead of “include,” as WP seems to be doing? (Though I’d much prefer the latter.)

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  • Plugin Author Aesqe


    I’ll add support for “ids”, thanks for letting me know.

    Since the WP team has decided to postpone full tinymce integration with backbone views, I thought they reverted the whole media system, but that’s not the case, apparently. I’ll keep an eye on it and release an updated version of the plugin soon.

    Thanks very much!

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