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April 26, 2019 08:30
Re: Website Files Preview as Thumbnail
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I suspect these sites you refer to are storing of the document's title and
are using that populate the icons.

On Fri, 26 Apr 2019 at 08:51, James Kerwin <> wrote:

> Hi All,
> I promise this question is about Perl. I've googled this a lot and still
> can't find where to start.
> I run a publications repository/website that uses Perl on its back end. On
> each page I have a series of files. At the moment they display a thumbnail
> as the file icon (different for file type such as .doc, .jpg, .pdf etc.).
> I have seen some similar websites that appear to have the file content as
> the icon, admittedly with PDFs usually. For example the thumbnail would be
> the title page of the document. Does anybody know what I would search for
> for this functionality and is there a helpful Perl module/library that I
> can use?
> Thanks,
> James

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