How to upload pictures?

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Andy Pt
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How to upload pictures?

Postby Andy Pt » Sat Jan 10, 2009 1:19 pm

Sorry to be a bore, I've checked the Forum but can't work out how to upload pictures to insert into a post, can anybody explain how its done?

Cheers

noodles
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Location: Kent

Re: How to upload pictures?

Postby noodles » Sat Jan 10, 2009 1:56 pm


ElliotK
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Re: How to upload pictures?

Postby ElliotK » Sat Jan 10, 2009 1:58 pm

I use imageshack to upload most of my photos- they sometimes get deleted after a few years though, here's how:

go to http://www.imageshack.us

to upload a single photo click browse, then select the location of the image on your computer then click 'host it'

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when this window appears scroll down to the last link, this uploads a big image and so is not recommended by imageshack for forum use, but in kayaking we often show off big pictures.

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Click Img at the top of the page:

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Surround the link to your pictures with the

Code: Select all

[img]INSERT IMAGE LINK HERE[/img]


In this example the code will look like this:

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[img]http://img388.imageshack.us/img388/3482/screenshot2my3.png[/img]


the image will then appear in the post like in this guide, however may sometimes be too big to post on a forum, if this is the case the easiest thing to do is tick the resize image box on the imageshack homepage.

Andy Pt
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Joined: Wed Jan 24, 2007 8:37 pm

Re: How to upload pictures?

Postby Andy Pt » Sun Jan 11, 2009 8:39 pm

Cheers!


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