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Render thumbnail images of video uploaded at custom path using CarrierWave gem

 
Jignesh Gohel
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Environment : Ruby 1.9.3 / Rails 3.2.1 / Ubuntu 11.10

I am using CarrierWave gem in my application to upload video files. Below is my custom Uploader.

video_file_uploader.rb (uploader)



video.rb (model)


As can be seen above the store_dir points to a path



The directory structure for I have is as follows:



Now I am generating a thumb for the uploaded video at



I need to render this thumb image in my view.For this I used



but it is not getting rendered. In Firebug I can see that the image gets loaded, when I specify the file system's absolute path to the file, while on UI only the thumb image name (alt attribute value) is displayed.

How can I render the images available in a custom directory, like uploads, as shown in the scenario above?

Thanks,
Jignesh
 
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