How do I post a picture?

Discussion in 'Post testing' started by shave/brush, Nov 11, 2013.

  1. shave/brush

    shave/brush Active Member

    I cannot figure out how to post a picture on this web site. When I click on the icon to post a picture it wants a URL address. I just want post a picture from my computer. How do I do it.
     
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  2. richgem

    richgem suffering from chronic clicker hand cramps

    If the image is local (on your computer) then beneath the box where you type in your post, there's a button <upload a file>. Press this, locate your image, double click, etc. and you're good to go.

    Otherwise, if the image is remote (on a website) you can either hit the image button (the little tree) and type in the pictures url or you can just right click on the image, copy image, paste image into your post.

    And... Welcome to the Den!
     
  3. shave/brush

    shave/brush Active Member

    Thank you, I will try it in a moment.
     
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  4. JR Reyes

    JR Reyes I scream for....chicken wings??

    I'm able to post a Picture when I start a Thread, but How do you send a Pic via PM?
     
  5. Queen of Blades

    Queen of Blades Mistress of Mischief Staff Member

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    Unfortunately, you can't. If you host the pic on another site, such as Photobucket, you can link to the pic through PM, though.
     
  6. JR Reyes

    JR Reyes I scream for....chicken wings??

    Okay..thanks for the information. I thought maybe I was doing something wrong. I appreciate it.
     
  7. shave/brush

    shave/brush Active Member

    Okay I'm back with a new question about posting a picture. I haven't posted a picture in awhile here. When I try to post a picture I get a message saying the file is too big. What do I need to do?
     
  8. gwsmallwood

    gwsmallwood Well-Known Member

    Shrink it. If you're on android there's an app called AVG image shrink that i use.
     
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  9. shave/brush

    shave/brush Active Member

    I use my desktop computer not a phone.
     
  10. gwsmallwood

    gwsmallwood Well-Known Member

    How do we get our pics to display inline with the post instead of as a thumbnail in the attached item box?
     
  11. gwsmallwood

    gwsmallwood Well-Known Member

  12. GDCarrington

    GDCarrington Burma Shave

    @shave/brush

    Here is how to do it if you do not want to go through another service such as Flickr or Photobucket.

    Go to more options and then select upload file.

    Then select your file and then select full image. Do not select thumbnail.

    TSD Picture.jpg
     
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  13. gwsmallwood

    gwsmallwood Well-Known Member

    Awesome. Thanks.
     
  14. Leclec13

    Leclec13 Well-Known Member

    any suggestions on re-sizing photo from phone or i pad?
    or even computer?
     
  15. BigMark83

    BigMark83 [...........] this space intentionally left blank

    Short of using paint, idk.
     
  16. Frijolero

    Frijolero Well-Known Member

    I currently use an Android app called Lit Photo. It's free. It does exactly two things: compress and crop. I haven't tried the crop, but the compress works well for me.
     
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  17. Mouser

    Mouser Well-Known Member

    It doesn't give me the option of full size or thumbnail. It just says choose a file and after I do it says file too big.
     
  18. Queen of Blades

    Queen of Blades Mistress of Mischief Staff Member

    Moderator Supporting Vendor
    You need to resize the pic.
     
  19. Mouser

    Mouser Well-Known Member

    Ok. Now to figure that out. Normally I'd have one of my sons come show me but we're following the social distancing guidelines strictly due to my situation. I'll get it done sooner or later.
     
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