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Post by mikemyers on Mon Sep 04, 2017 2:25 pm

Here is one way I have been posting photos in this Bullseye forum.

If you're entering your text, there is a row of thingies up above the white box where you are typing.  Two of them are useful for posting a photo.  If you hover your mouse over each of them, one at a time, the icon at the left will bring up a notification "Host an image", followed by one that says "insert image", which is for an image you already have posted online somewhere.  Anyone posting a message to the forum should be able to see this.  There are also icons for LINK, YOUTUBE, VIDEO, and FLASH.  For now, let's stick with only the first one shown at the left below:

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For this technique to work, you need to have an image on your computer that you want to upload.  The image can't be too big, or the system won't let you upload it.  I usually re-size my images so they're no more than 800 pixels wide.  Small images work fine. Make sure you know the file name of the image, and where it is on your computer.

As I am now typing this response, I am going to click on that "host an image" icon, and this is what shows up for me:

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What I've been doing is to click on the green box SELECT FILES, which brings up a list of lots of stuff on my computer, then I go to where the image is, and double click on it.  Then I click SEND ALL and when that is finished, INSERT ALL which will copy the image to wherever your cursor happened to be on the computer screen.

If it's not where you want it, you can use "COPY" and "PASTE" to move it around, just as you would do with text.
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Post by fc60 on Mon Sep 04, 2017 3:17 pm

Test Image

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Post by fc60 on Mon Sep 04, 2017 3:19 pm

Ten X's for Mr. Mike Meyers!!!

With kind regards,

David
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Post by Rob Kovach on Mon Sep 04, 2017 3:28 pm

Thanks for that demo, Mike Meyers.

Please use the method that Mike has shown--

AVOID using "attach file" as that requires extra cost for us...
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Post by LenV on Mon Sep 04, 2017 6:38 pm

Rob created a Monster about 4 years ago when he taught me how to post pictures. 1000 pictures later and still going strong. 


lol!
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Post by Magload on Mon Sep 04, 2017 7:43 pm

Answer me this then.  Why when I insert my pics right side up they end up posting on their side or upside down?  I suspect maybe the site likes portrait and I took the photo in landscape.  I see no way to rotate the pic so you all don't get cricks in you necks looking at them.  Don
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Post by mikemyers on Mon Sep 04, 2017 8:07 pm

On your computer, they may be shown the way you want, but they may actually be sideways, or have code included with the image that rotates it.  The end of this link shows one way to fix the images so they will work everywhere, including images uploaded to forums (but I've never tried it - I do all this manually in Adobe Lightroom, when needed).

https://www.howtogeek.com/254830/why-your-photos-dont-always-appear-correctly-rotated/
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Post by rreid on Mon Sep 04, 2017 9:23 pm

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A shot from when I was recutting the crown on my Model 19. It was out of square and had some cleaning rod damage.
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Post by rreid on Mon Sep 04, 2017 9:30 pm

Two ways to post photos in this forum. 20170810Looks like my picture shows up. Here's a shot of the finished product.
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Post by scrum derringer on Mon Sep 04, 2017 10:37 pm

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Post by Chris Miceli on Tue Sep 05, 2017 6:09 am

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Post by mikemyers on Tue Sep 05, 2017 7:51 am

For anyone who isn't aware of it yet, it's also simple to post a "YouTube video" here.  For example, I wanted to post this video of how a 1911 works:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1H3IFJXxyEs

In that same area of the icons for text and image entry, there is one that shows "YouTube".  If you click on that, and then paste in the web address from YouTube (that you would have copied from the browser while watching the video), the software here will insert the video so it shows up like this, which I just did in Jon's post about how he has modified the 1911 compared to what Les Baer does:

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Post by Aprilian on Tue Sep 05, 2017 8:04 am

Please can this be a sticky?
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Post by LenV on Tue Sep 05, 2017 9:00 am

Aprilian wrote:Please can this be a sticky?
It already is a sticky at the top of Commercial Row.

https://www.bullseyeforum.net/t49-instructions-for-hosting-pictures-guidelines-for-posting-items-for-sale
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Post by chopper on Tue Sep 05, 2017 9:48 am

Maybe this can be added to that sticky. Mikes picture and explanation does help for general posting of pictures. At least it has for me, I'm not all that skilled on the use of computers. It would be nice to put that sticky in the General sub forum.
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Post by SachStormare on Thu Sep 07, 2017 2:26 am

chopper wrote:Maybe this can be added to that sticky. Mikes picture and explanation does help for general posting of pictures. At least it has for me, I'm not all that skilled on the use of computers. It would be nice to put that sticky in the General sub forum.
 Stan

I agree. This would definitely help a lot. Smile

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Post by Rob Kovach on Fri Sep 08, 2017 3:08 pm

That's easy for you to say!!! I'm the one that has to remember how to make this a sticky! I'll work on it.
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Post by SMBeyer on Wed Dec 13, 2017 8:06 pm

Two ways to post photos in this forum. Img_2111test
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Post by SMBeyer on Wed Dec 13, 2017 8:15 pm

Two ways to post photos in this forum. Img_2911another test
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Post by LenV on Thu Dec 14, 2017 11:31 pm

Not really at test. I raise you one happy sleeping dog by one lazy sleeping cat. Tiny little thing eh.
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Post by farmboy on Fri Dec 15, 2017 6:16 am

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Post by SMBeyer on Fri Dec 15, 2017 8:53 pm

LenV wrote:Not really at test. I raise you one happy sleeping dog by one lazy sleeping cat. Tiny little thing eh.
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Post by Aprilian on Thu Sep 20, 2018 4:57 pm

Is there any info on how to post a spreadsheet?
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Post by mikemyers on Fri Sep 21, 2018 9:37 pm

1ruger
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this is being typed into an Excel spreadsheet
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