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Uploading pictures

johnmeyer

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The feature (of uploading a bunch of pics and then later deciding where to put them) looks cool, but the UI definitely doesn't make the feature obvious or intuitive. Also, having the image feature split into two completely separate areas is definitely confusing. My suggestion would be to "wire" the ability to upload a picture into the image icon on the toolbar. This would operate the way the previous forum software worked where you could then (after clicking on the image icon) make the decision as to whether to insert the image from a URL, or from a file on your computer.

As for where to place the pic, I think the idea of placing the cursor where you want the pic and then clicking on one of the files from the list of uploaded files is very obtuse (i.e., not very direct). It seems like a feature in search for a reason to exist. This is especially true because 90% of the posts which include a picture only have 2-4 pics (although some people do really get into their Qview). The advantage of doing all the uploading as one operation really requires a lot more pics than that before it really makes sense. Most of the time, you simply type; decide you want to add a pic; and then click on the icon and add it.

Another option is the one offered in email programs. In Gmail, I can attach a photo, and it will appear at the end of the email, and if I upload several pics, the recipient can click on the first one (shown at the end of the email) and then cycle through the others. That has the advantage that, as a recipient, I can quickly read through the text without having to scroll over and over again to get past the pictures. However, in Gmail, if I really do want to add a picture inline with the text, I can just drag the picture from Windows Explorer directly onto the email I am writing, and it will appear at that point in the text. No need to click on an Upload icon at all.
 

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For posting images, I usually open them in Paint first and resize them to 50% or 33% and then Save As under a different file name. Then I attach them.

No phone here, I'm taking the card out of the camera and plugging it into the laptop where it shows up as another drive. Then it's just file management.
 

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Brian

If I understand this right I can now upload photos right from my I phone. Would like to see a step by step for this remembering I'm an old self taught computer user not to skilled. Thanks
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Brian

If I understand this right I can now upload photos right from my I phone. Would like to see a step by step for this remembering I'm an old self taught computer user not to skilled. Thanks
Warren
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Mine is 3 steps and then you pic out the picture on your phone to send. it has a ✔ checkmark on the top of my picture to touch, this will confirm. You have to move your cursor to where you want the pic to be in the thread. Then you touch what type of size you want it to be.. like thumbnail or full sizes. Then hit save changes.
 

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I'm still lost as I had the old system down pat, I want to post pics but haven't had the time to figure out this new set-up. :(
 

forkin pork

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Oh glad I ran across this post, I was having so much trouble posting pics, now that, that's cleared up. Here's a pic of my first cappy about 4 days after daveo set me straight on getting my nice white mold to grow.
Now if I can only get him to help me grow my hair! :rolleyes:
 

forkin pork

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Just great!
Now I'm having trouble sending pics from my iPhone to laptop.
I just can't win.
 

gmc2003

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LCB if your using a laptop or regular computer the easiest way for me to add pic's is found on the first post of the thread. Click on image icon and drag the pic off you computer. Your pic didn't show up.

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forkin pork

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Well what found works best for me is, I take the picture with my iPhone and upload it to IMGUR.
From there I can create a thumbnail size and link for posting.
I just copy the link and post accordingly to what ever the site wants. I hope you can understand that, it can be confusing.
 

Gwanger

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Just a little feature and clearing up what may be confusing. So you can upload pictures a few ways depending if its a file from your computer or from a site like Flickr. So if your using the IMG tag you can just put it in with the text. You can use the picture icon
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Then paste the url in the box that pops up.

But if you want to upload a bunch of pictures from your computer you can either click "upload a file" below the text box or click and drop them in the text box.
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Here is where I think this is a cool feature. Once you have attached all the picture you want they will show in a box below the text box.
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What this allows you to do is type your thread then just go to this box and click on either full image or thumbnail and it will insert the picture right where your typing.
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So like I said this is a cool feature in my opinion. I hope this helps and doesn't confuse anyone.

Also if you do not insert the images into the text then it will just show the file as an attachment instead of inserted into the text.

Brian
Brian,I am not a computer tech so my problem is to get pics off of my phone I have to e-mail them to my computer how do I then put them in my post, have not been able to include any pics in my posts and that makes for a boring post
 

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Brian,I am not a computer tech so my problem is to get pics off of my phone I have to e-mail them to my computer how do I then put them in my post, have not been able to include any pics in my posts and that makes for a boring post
So from my phone I hit the upload a file button. It then pops up asking where the file is on my phone and I select "my files" then select the image I want then proceed with uploading from my phone. Do you have a iphone?
 

Gwanger

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So from my phone I hit the upload a file button. It then pops up asking where the file is on my phone and I select "my files" then select the image I want then proceed with uploading from my phone. Do you have a iphone?
no android, finally got a pic on a post,thnx
 

johnmeyer

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I've given up trying to upload photos to this site from my computer. It is totally broken, no matter what method I try. I upload photo every single day to other sites, with no problem. I wish they would fix this.
 

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Howdy Bri
Do photos upload much much slower now or is it my imagination?
 
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