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Offline flateric

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How to Post Images
« on: July 25, 2007, 12:41:44 am »
As all of us hope to keep this forum alive and healthy as long as possible, I beg you to post images as attachments, not a hyperlinks to other sources or image upload services on the net. Would be rather disappointing to come here in a year and found that many great posts lack illustrations with red crosses and links leading somewhere to dead end at, say, photobucket.com.
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Re: How to Post Images
« Reply #1 on: July 25, 2007, 01:57:24 am »
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hyperlinks to other sources or image upload services on the net showing
 red crosses and links leading somewhere to dead end

I agree, I don't like this kind of forums. >:(


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Re: How to Post Images
« Reply #2 on: July 25, 2007, 03:00:06 pm »
Not tonight I don't, need to dig around and find where the hell they are on my harddrive, so you get the linked pics for now.

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Re: How to Post Images
« Reply #3 on: July 25, 2007, 10:38:36 pm »
Or you just download the linked pic to your computer, then attach....

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Re: How to Post Images
« Reply #4 on: November 21, 2007, 12:17:15 pm »
How to...

Once more - check with other forums...you will find zillion broken links to unexistent images.
Do you really want to find broken link to super-puper interesting drawing uploaded to Imageshack or something, that you occasionally have lost and desperately trying to find now? Internet is fast-changing place, things are appearing and disappearing quickly, and archive.org will not always help you. Wish I could have my ADSL now and went back in 2001 to grab hi-res X-32 photos from the Boeing site - but it's impossible now!

Please use damn attachments, please, care of others and yourself, too.
« Last Edit: November 21, 2007, 09:18:21 pm by flateric »
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Re: How to Post Images
« Reply #5 on: October 26, 2008, 05:36:45 pm »
Hello,

A question concerning images. [Moderator please move if I am posting in the wrong location on the forum]

I suspect this question has come up before - I used the search engine with the words How to Post Images and could find no clear instructions.
Does this mean that I must use a iimage hosting site? If so which is the recommended one? Any other suggestins?

[apologies but I've never posted an image from my PC hard drive to a forum before]

Regards

AlertOne

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Re: How to Post Images
« Reply #6 on: October 26, 2008, 11:45:14 pm »
This has been covered before but its actually *easier* now.

When you create a post you will see a box to type your message in, and below that it a line where it says in bold "Attach:". You click the "Browse" button and choose the picture to upload from your computer. If you want to attach more images click on "more attachments" and another Attach: line will appear allowing you to add another image. You can add up to 8 images per post, each image up to 768kb.

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Re: How to Post Images
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Re: How to Post Images
« Reply #8 on: February 27, 2009, 08:02:23 am »
This has been covered before but its actually *easier* now.

When you create a post you will see a box to type your message in, and below that it a line where it says in bold "Attach:". You click the "Browse" button and choose the picture to upload from your computer.

When I click  the "Browse" button and I choose the picture, what is the next operation to upload it to the forum.
Thank you in advance for the help

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If you want to attach more images click on "more attachments" and another Attach: line will appear allowing you to add another image. You can add up to 8 images per post, each image up to 768kb.

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Re: How to Post Images
« Reply #9 on: February 27, 2009, 11:50:43 am »
Click browse, choose picture or pictures, press "post".
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Re: How to Post Images
« Reply #10 on: June 20, 2009, 07:29:59 am »
Would it be possible to add the ability to attach images with names ending in .jpeg? I realize it is a simple rename to drop it back to .jpg but you can't rename files before posting in some browsers, and if your image folders are too large, just finding and renaming a file is an exercise in patience.

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Re: How to Post Images
« Reply #11 on: June 20, 2009, 07:41:18 am »
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Would it be possible to add the ability to attach images with names ending in .jpeg?

That's a question for the administrator but you can easely rename any amount of files with a "renamer app". They are many of that apps free for Windows, Mac or Linux.

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Re: How to Post Images
« Reply #12 on: August 01, 2009, 01:30:06 pm »
I think that some mention should be made about cropping images. I have seen a lot of image attachments lately that have a lot of white space or reproduce an entire or a partial page out of a book or magazine. Posters should be aware that all that white space or unreadable text makes images larger and wastes valuable server space.

In addition, higher quality, higher resolution, and color artwork or photographs are found of projects. Perhaps moderators should delete previous attachments of low resolution, low quality, or monochrome artwork or photographs when higher quality images are attached later in a thread? Should we use the Report to Moderator function to have earlier lower quality attachments deleted?
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Re: How to Post Images
« Reply #13 on: August 01, 2009, 02:55:18 pm »
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Should we use the Report to Moderator function to have earlier lower quality attachments deleted?

I think it's a good idea.

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Re: How to Post Images
« Reply #14 on: August 01, 2009, 03:56:22 pm »
Good idea about the reporting of redundant images. Also .jpeg is now allowed.
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