How to post pictures (a guide from "harsha")

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How to post pictures (a guide from "harsha")

Post by jtaylor » Thu Dec 02, 2004 1:08 pm

How to post pictures
A guide from "harsha"

I find that in every forum I go to there are always new people who aren't sure how to get pictures as part of their message. You should have a mini tutorial somewhere. Simply:

- register at http://www.photobucket.com
- click browse and find your picture on your harddrive
- click upload
- copy the link underneath the photo the link should look like [img]http://www.photobucket.com/name/blah.jpg[/img]
- paste that into your message, and the image will appear.

If you want an image for your signature or avatar, then you simply copy the link without the [img] tags. Pretty sure that's how you do it.
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Post by jtaylor » Mon May 02, 2005 11:18 am

Alternatively, if this all sounds too complicated, email me the photos and I'll send you back some text to insert in your post that will show them on the forum.....easy as that!

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Post by jtaylor » Sun Feb 05, 2006 12:07 am

For those (un)lucky enough to have Windows XP, there is a rather nifty Windows XP PowerToy for free download here:-
http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/down ... rtoys.mspx
called the Image Resizer
Once installed, adds a right-click menu option when you right-click over an image, allowing you to resize an image quickly to standard desktop sizes, or a customer size. I use it a lot, as you can do multiple pictures in one go, either creating new files, or resizing the originals...

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Picture size

Post by John Knight » Sun Feb 05, 2006 9:52 am

Julian,
What is the recommended size (in Kb and W x H pixels) for posting photograps to this Forum?
Say, for a House photograph, without using thumbnails.
JK

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Would 'less than 200Kb@800x600 be OK?'
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Post by englishangel » Sun Feb 05, 2006 11:23 am

I don't understand all this, my photos are the correct size on my pc, except my avatar of course.
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Post by Ruthie-Baby » Fri Sep 29, 2006 9:16 pm

wow. thanks guys, found this topic which answers my question i've been asking all over the forum...

there's a lesson there somewhere...!
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Post by UserRequestedRemoval » Fri Sep 29, 2006 11:02 pm

I am glad you pointed it out to me as I have a few old house photos to add to the site

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Post by Ruthie-Baby » Sat Sep 30, 2006 9:07 pm

if it was me, glad to be of service!
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Post by Scone Lover » Sat Oct 21, 2006 8:45 pm

Well it is quite easy when you get going isn't it

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Post by Angela Woodford » Thu Jul 10, 2008 10:15 am

What can I do when Photobucket won't accept my registration?

I've tried and tried - I need to post some photos to some American friends. Perhaps I am notorious in cyberspace for my incompetency. Is there any other way I can do it?

I have managed to transfer said pix to "My Photographs" with some plug in thingy, and that's as far as I get. I need to attach pix to an email, but pix are too big and unshrinkable. The American friends post mini-photos called "thumbnails".

I'm not even thinking of managing an avatar yet, but maybe... one day...?

And there is no small child available for me to ask. Help - please?
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Re: How to post pictures (a guide from "harsha")

Post by Mid A 15 » Thu Jul 10, 2008 11:27 am

This is probably the blind leading the blind!

You say you've got the photos in "your pictures" on your computer. If that is right then just attach / insert (hotmail term) them individually to your e mail as you would any other file or document. The recipent can then view and save the photos at their end. I've successfully e mailed quite a few photos by the method I've described so it does work.

That way you don't need photobucket which I'm afraid is a closed book to me anyway!

You might need to send a number of e mails individually if doing it in one hit makes it too big.
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Re: How to post pictures (a guide from "harsha")

Post by Angela Woodford » Thu Jul 10, 2008 11:31 am

Thank you, thank you dear Andy. I will try.

I did ask how my American friends posted their pictures. Mostly, they replied, it was done for them by a helpful "pre-schooler".
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Post by Mid A 15 » Thu Jul 10, 2008 11:38 am

Good Luck!!
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Post by icomefromalanddownunder » Fri Jul 11, 2008 4:03 am

Hi Munch

There is a plethora of sites (free) to which you can upload photographs for all to see.

We set up fotothing accounts when Jess was in Canada so that she could see that I was keeping the furries inline and I, and her friends, could see what she was up to. I can't remember precisely what I did, but do remember that it wasn't difficult. I have only used Photobucket to upload images to the forum - each time I try to upload incorrectly sized images and it takes me forever to work out.

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Re: How to post pictures (a guide from "harsha")

Post by Angela Woodford » Fri Jul 11, 2008 5:37 pm

Thanks Caroline - "fotothing" hmm? I'll try. Gawdhelpus, there must be a way!
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