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I'm dense, please help

Postby fallingwickets » Mon Apr 18, 2016 1:53 pm

Can someone please share a guideline of how to post a pic to the forums.....I went to find a way to post to 'my gallery' but no such luck

thanks in advance

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Re: I'm dense, please help

Postby Straight Arrow » Mon Apr 18, 2016 6:23 pm

I am dense as well
My granddaughter calls me Dim
Please help me and Clive
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Re: I'm dense, please help

Postby brothers » Mon Apr 18, 2016 8:05 pm

For posting in the forums the photo has to be resized to no more than 800 on the longest side. There are more than one resource for resizing photos. I know how I do mine, but I don't have the technical language capability to tell someone in the written word how I do it.
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Re: I'm dense, please help

Postby fallingwickets » Tue Apr 19, 2016 3:26 am

thats a start, thanks gary

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Re: I'm dense, please help

Postby fallingwickets » Tue Apr 19, 2016 3:37 am

I opened the pic in windows paint, clicked edit, clicked resize, clicked pixels, changed the largest number (2200?) to 800. saved as...... and that was that. seemed to work :) or put another way, a 1000 times better than the first go around
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Re: I'm dense, please help

Postby brothers » Tue Apr 19, 2016 5:15 am

Clive, looks good!
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Re: I'm dense, please help

Postby fallingwickets » Tue Apr 19, 2016 5:34 am

13 thumbs up for the good clues gary :)
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Re: I'm dense, please help

Postby jww » Wed Apr 20, 2016 9:32 am

Thanks gents -- I am not technically slow, but this explanation helps. I have not posted pics in oh so long a time due to my inability to get the chair-to-keyboard interface to work properly for me...... :wink:
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Re: I'm dense, please help

Postby Rufus » Wed Apr 20, 2016 2:53 pm

I still don't get it, but I am technically slow. Could we have a function, as The Shavenook does, to post pictures directly from my computer/iPad to SMF? I can post photos to TSN with the click of a button, no fuss, no muss, eventhough I'm quite the Luddite.
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Re: I'm dense, please help

Postby Rufus » Sun Apr 24, 2016 5:33 am

Thanks Chris. I appreciate your taking the time to explain the intricacies of posting a photo on SMF; you must have won the Monty Python 'Summarise Proust' contest at some point. :lol:
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Re: I'm dense, please help

Postby drmoss_ca » Sun Apr 24, 2016 11:35 am

Rufus, you must post up a photo or I shall know I have wasted my time again.

BTW, you would probably make a horrible nun, or at least, I hope so!

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Re: I'm dense, please help

Postby Rufus » Sun Apr 24, 2016 2:35 pm

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image.jpeg (777.15 KiB) Viewed 1306 times
Chris, how's this?
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Re: I'm dense, please help

Postby brothers » Sun Apr 24, 2016 2:56 pm

I'm not Chris, but it looks like you didn't resize it to 800 or less on the longest side. It's gigantic.
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Re: I'm dense, please help

Postby malocchio » Sun Apr 24, 2016 5:25 pm

Here is another simple way ,with no resizing needed. Post your pics to http://www.postimage.org .After they are in there ,just cut and paste the hot LINK they provide ,post it here ,or anywhere ,and when forum members click on the link they can see your pics full size.... Here's a sample: http://postimg.org/gallery/1goj84fnw/
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Re: I'm dense, please help

Postby fallingwickets » Mon Apr 25, 2016 3:44 am

all very well for links, but inline pics are a much better viewing experience :roll: :D :roll:
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Re: I'm dense, please help

Postby fallingwickets » Mon Apr 25, 2016 3:51 am

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testing my photo skillz LOL
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Re: I'm dense, please help

Postby brothers » Mon Apr 25, 2016 4:57 am

What appears on my screen is enormous. So large that only half of the original is visible. Maybe there are some who prefer posting or trying to view mammoth photos, but just speaking for myself, it's worth the effort to resize the photos first.
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Testing 4-25-16

Postby brothers » Mon Apr 25, 2016 5:16 am

This is what the whole photo looks like after it has been resized to 800 x 600 pixels. I used PostImage also. I just made sure to resize and save it first.

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Re: I'm dense, please help

Postby Rufus » Mon Apr 25, 2016 8:04 am

Thanks guys. I've figured out how to post a photo, but I don't understand this re-sizing. If I post the same photo on TSN it doesn't need to be re-sized. What am I missing when I post a photo on SMF? #-o

If you're interested, the photo I posted is one I took of the Bund in Shanghai.
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Re: I'm dense, please help

Postby jww » Mon Apr 25, 2016 9:31 am

I recall the previous version of sw we used for the forum re-sized pics for us automatically. This way, frankly is better, imo. ymmv.
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