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Posting Photo

Post by Leesbro63 » Sat Nov 04, 2017 9:02 am

How can I add a photo to my post(s)?

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Re: Posting Photo

Post by Leesbro63 » Sat Nov 04, 2017 9:41 am

OK did that. It keeps telling my my images can only be 1200 pixels high, yet PAINT shows it to be under 500. HELP!

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Re: Posting Photo

Post by Pajamas » Sat Nov 04, 2017 9:49 am

Leesbro63 wrote:
Sat Nov 04, 2017 9:41 am
OK did that. It keeps telling my my images can only be 1200 pixels high, yet PAINT shows it to be under 500. HELP!
Has the image been uploaded to a hosting site? If so, download it and check the size again. Seems like a mismatch between the image you are trying to insert and the image you think you are trying to insert.

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Re: Posting Photo

Post by Leesbro63 » Sat Nov 04, 2017 10:11 am

That's the problem...it won't upload to TINYPIX..which keeps saying it's too high. Even though my other software (PAINT) says it is not.

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Post by pondering » Sat Nov 04, 2017 10:16 am

resize it in paint, cut it in half each time
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Re: Posting Photo

Post by Leesbro63 » Sat Nov 04, 2017 10:26 am

pondering wrote:
Sat Nov 04, 2017 10:16 am
resize it in paint, cut it in half each time
Did that 3 times. It's tiny and still says it's more than 1200 pixels high. I REALLY wanna post this (photo of smaller iPhoneX vs iPhone PLUS). It tells the whole story.

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Post by tuningfork » Sat Nov 04, 2017 10:50 am

Leesbro63 wrote:
Sat Nov 04, 2017 10:26 am
pondering wrote:
Sat Nov 04, 2017 10:16 am
resize it in paint, cut it in half each time
Did that 3 times. It's tiny and still says it's more than 1200 pixels high. I REALLY wanna post this (photo of smaller iPhoneX vs iPhone PLUS). It tells the whole story.
In PAINT are you sure you actually cropped the image or did you simply resize the selection area? PAINT (on Windows 10 at least) confusingly shows several pixel dimensions that could be misinterpreted. You can verify the actual image size by finding the file in Explorer, right click Properties, Details will show width and height.

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Re: Posting Photo

Post by Sandtrap » Sat Nov 04, 2017 10:56 am

In a new browser window, navigate to imgur.com and click on "New post"
Follow the directions there. See how far you get.
(this from livesoft)
posting an image into your post.

If you are resizing for an avatar.
Try Adobe Photoshop, Canon "Digital Photo Pro" (free to download), "save as" then pixel count height/width (retain proportion).
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Re: Posting Photo

Post by Leesbro63 » Sat Nov 04, 2017 11:04 am

I give up. Frankly it would be nice if they could upgrade this software so mortals can post a photo!

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Re: Posting Photo

Post by Sandtrap » Sat Nov 04, 2017 11:22 am

Leesbro63 wrote:
Sat Nov 04, 2017 11:04 am
I give up. Frankly it would be nice if they could upgrade this software so mortals can post a photo!
PM me your pic and I'll see if I can get it down for you.
Avatar dimensions?

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Re: Posting Photo

Post by Pajamas » Sat Nov 04, 2017 11:25 am

Try imgur instead of TinyPic.

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Re: Posting Photo

Post by Leesbro63 » Sat Nov 04, 2017 11:29 am

Sandtrap wrote:
Sat Nov 04, 2017 11:22 am
Leesbro63 wrote:
Sat Nov 04, 2017 11:04 am
I give up. Frankly it would be nice if they could upgrade this software so mortals can post a photo!
PM me your pic and I'll see if I can get it down for you.
Avatar dimensions?
I just PM'd you. Thank you SO MUCH.

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Re: Posting Photo

Post by Earl Lemongrab » Sat Nov 04, 2017 12:31 pm

For working with images, I like IrfanView.
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Re: Posting Photo

Post by Mudpuppy » Sat Nov 04, 2017 1:50 pm

Leesbro63 wrote:
Sat Nov 04, 2017 11:04 am
I give up. Frankly it would be nice if they could upgrade this software so mortals can post a photo!
But this is not an image posting site. It's a discussion forum. So the first step is to find a more user-friendly image posting site. If TinyPic isn't working for you, there are many other options.

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Re: Posting Photo

Post by Sandtrap » Sat Nov 04, 2017 1:52 pm

Leesbro63 wrote:
Sat Nov 04, 2017 11:04 am
I give up. Frankly it would be nice if they could upgrade this software so mortals can post a photo!
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Re: Posting Photo

Post by Leesbro63 » Sat Nov 04, 2017 2:55 pm

That's it! Thank you SO much. I was able to import that to my post. I can't thank you enough, Sandtrap!

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