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Re: Posting Photographs
« Reply #25 on: February 07, 2016, 04:23:45 pm »
Thanks Brains but I copied the URL and put it between the image tags and it still would not display the picture. Possibly a problem with IE 11?


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Re: Posting Photographs
« Reply #26 on: February 07, 2016, 06:33:50 pm »
When viewing your link on Flickr I R-clicked the image and selected view page info, from their I selected the Media tab and scrolled down to the Image .jpg and put that in the tags...

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Re: Posting Photographs
« Reply #27 on: February 07, 2016, 06:35:19 pm »
Thanks for all the feedback, folks.

We're meeting with Q on Tuesday....fingers crossed  :) :)

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Re: Posting Photographs
« Reply #28 on: February 07, 2016, 07:47:18 pm »
I really cant see the problem with Photobucket. I dont like anything that degrades or reduces the image. Links are messy. I dont try to follow UKC on a mobile phone if you do just read the text and look at decent photo files on a pc.

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Re: Posting Photographs
« Reply #29 on: February 07, 2016, 08:18:48 pm »
Thanks Brains but I copied the URL and put it between the image tags and it still would not display the picture. Possibly a problem with IE 11?

It's a problem with Flickr  - there are several different url type things in there which look like the one you need, but only one of them is the right one.
This is what you're looking for, something of this form. The _b (or whatever letter) gives the size of the image.
https://c1.staticflickr.com/1/710/22817525363_813d904483_b.jpg
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Re: Posting Photographs
« Reply #30 on: February 07, 2016, 09:07:28 pm »
To use a picture from flickr - Forget about being fancy and outsmarting the system.

Press the share in the bottom right - choose BB Code and select the size to share (medium or small will do) and past the genrated link into your post

1) this gives a small bandwidth image in the thread that is clickable to see the full version
2) this is in line with flickr terms and conditions (Important for posts by the forum owners) - They have the opportunity to earn revenue from any advertising when someone view the full size image on flickr

I did make a photoguide but hosted the images on my own server and it all crashed before I made a backup :-(

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Re: Posting Photographs
« Reply #31 on: February 08, 2016, 08:39:13 am »
Thanks Antwan - it worked.

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Re: Posting Photographs
« Reply #32 on: February 10, 2016, 01:31:11 pm »
OK, thanks for bearing with me. I found another setting deep in the admin that managed permissions for viewing and posting images. You should be able to post images unmoderated, see how it goes.

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Re: Posting Photographs
« Reply #33 on: February 10, 2016, 01:37:41 pm »
Yup! :thumbsup: the attachment option is there now, I will try it later  :thumbsup:.
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Re: Posting Photographs
« Reply #34 on: February 10, 2016, 01:49:54 pm »
Try this;



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Re: Posting Photographs
« Reply #35 on: February 10, 2016, 01:52:55 pm »
Seems to work ok, shame it doesn't show on preview.

Btw., its a 30 year old slide copy, that's why the quality is naff--- :(
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Re: Posting Photographs
« Reply #36 on: February 10, 2016, 02:25:09 pm »
Bograt - I've lost the thread of this thread...

So, what did you do to get the above pic here? 
If it was in dropbox, I assume you Shared with public, then put the generated link URL into an IMG tag pair ?
Or is there more to it ?

Thanks

Edit: Ah, no, I get it now, it's in Attachment Options.  But then what....

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Re: Posting Photographs
« Reply #37 on: February 10, 2016, 02:38:44 pm »
@Bograt
 - it only works for people who are logged in
 - which might be a useful feature for people irritated by photographs
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Re: Posting Photographs
« Reply #38 on: February 10, 2016, 03:19:39 pm »
Just type something into the reply box (a couple of dots should be enough), then select your pic. into the attachment box & post it. I browsed a memory stick for this one.
 As I already mentioned it unfortunately doesn't show in preview, but comes up when the message is posted. -- simples :)
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Re: Posting Photographs
« Reply #39 on: February 10, 2016, 03:58:10 pm »
Lets give it a go...

Hmm, seems to work ok now :D

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Re: Posting Photographs
« Reply #40 on: March 16, 2016, 07:58:33 pm »
Just to let you know the advert added to the right of the page is squishing everything up by the looks of it including photos..

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Re: Posting Photographs
« Reply #41 on: April 09, 2016, 12:49:06 pm »
Tried it, failed only way is flickr or summat.

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Re: Posting Photographs
« Reply #42 on: November 24, 2016, 04:48:09 pm »
Links to content on Google Drive seem to be causing a problem at the moment. From a brief read, it looks like URLs to download content on drive are short lived, so they won't work for long at all. This might be avoided by using the link generated when you select "share content" or similar.


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Re: Posting Photographs
« Reply #43 on: July 12, 2017, 02:30:27 pm »
Testing a larger attachment

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Re: Posting Photographs
« Reply #44 on: July 12, 2017, 07:58:12 pm »
Trying attachment

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Re: Posting Photographs
« Reply #45 on: July 12, 2017, 08:00:18 pm »
Arghh. It worked but I fumbled it . Seems OK so may continue with this method. As was stated needs some text to come up.

Anyway. "The Egg Timer" from yesterday.

Enlarges well.

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Re: Posting Photographs
« Reply #46 on: July 18, 2017, 10:48:29 pm »
To explain lager photo above, a note from Q I received recently:

'I have increased the photo upload size to 1Mb and allowed 10 images per post. I’ve also increased the thumbnail size to 600px so they look much la(r)ger :) '

The photo situation on the forum may not be perfect, however hopefully this has helped, cheers, Pegasus  ;D