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Discussion in 'Questions, Problems, & Feedback' started by vircar, Oct 16, 2014.

  1. vircar

    vircar Oregon City Member

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    can anyone tell me how to post photos to the forum. Is there a simple way for an old man who isn't good at computers. I have photos in my computer but don't see how to attach them
     
  2. OLDNEWBIE

    OLDNEWBIE State of Flux Well-Known Member

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    Upload File down below the smiley faces. I just tested it with this sad photo. Sometimes it doesn't work for me. . My computer is outdated and probably has more viruses than a plane load of West Africans though!:eek:

    535547_343259165782833_931212392_n.jpg
     
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  3. Mikej

    Mikej Portland Gold Supporter Gold Supporter 2015 Volunteer 2016 Volunteer

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    Like this?
    IMG_5188.JPG

    If the photo is full size, say 3MB then you need to do a thumbnail, I guess.

    ?

    IMG_5188.JPG

    IMG_5188.JPG
     
  4. Mikej

    Mikej Portland Gold Supporter Gold Supporter 2015 Volunteer 2016 Volunteer

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    Click where it says "Write your reply" in the window at the bottom of the thread you want to post a photo on. Then below it says "Upload a file", click that. that should give you a screen where you can find your "Pictures/Photos", or? Find the photo you want, click on it and then click "Open". Choice of "Thumbnail" or "Full Image" will appear. Looks to me like if your photo is large, like 3mb, then use the thumbnail option and the site will re-size and give a good pic.....

    fall winter 11,12 008.JPG

    Mike

    Edit: Maybe not perfect, but it worked for me. Hopefully it will work for you to.

    fall winter 11,12 008.JPG
     
  5. Caveman Jim

    Caveman Jim West of Oly Springer Slayer 2016 Volunteer

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    I'll try. 1413565025177.jpg 1413565025177.jpg

    It works on my cell camera with no apps but not in my gallery.:(
     
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  6. Mikej

    Mikej Portland Gold Supporter Gold Supporter 2015 Volunteer 2016 Volunteer

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    OMG....Is that the abominable snow man on the Disney film....Damned if I can think of it now

    :eek:
     
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  7. U201491

    U201491 Well-Known Member

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    OMG Jim, you asked for that one ROFLMAO.
     
  8. Caveman Jim

    Caveman Jim West of Oly Springer Slayer 2016 Volunteer

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    Hey I told y'all I was a Caveman!!!!!!
     
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  9. U201491

    U201491 Well-Known Member

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    Yep :) :) :)
    Son picked up 2 Chinook on the Columbia last week. Bet that rivers sure going to be blown after this storm gets done.
     
  10. ron

    ron Vancouver, Washington Silver Supporter Silver Supporter

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  11. vircar

    vircar Oregon City Member

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    Thanks everyone - I finally got it
     
  12. U201491

    U201491 Well-Known Member

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    Find a cheap or free program that will "optimize for web"
    That really shrinks images data size.
     
  13. Mikej

    Mikej Portland Gold Supporter Gold Supporter 2015 Volunteer 2016 Volunteer

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    Re-sizing photos is a pain, for me anyway ,NWF allows me to upload a photo unaltered. I just need to choose "Thumbnail", then it's up to the viewer to click the thumbnail to see the full pic.