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Could someone please tell me how to upload pictures?

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by Starrchild, Mar 25, 2003.

  1. Starrchild


    Nov 10, 2000
    The Bay.
    Could someone PLEASE tell me what to do in order to post pictures.

    Right now i have my photos on a floppy Disc,i just need to know how download to attach them

  2. You can hit the IMG button to embed an image link into the thread (look up). I believe you can see these pictures in the thread.

    Or you can attach a file (look down). You won't see the image that is attached.
  3. Starrchild


    Nov 10, 2000
    The Bay.
    Huh..:confused: ,IMG button.
  4. Brad Johnson

    Brad Johnson Supporting Member

    Mar 8, 2000
    Gaithersburg, Md
    DR Strings
    If you have pics on a disc, the first thing to do is attach them one at a time to a post. One attachment per post. Open up a new post ( either "new thread" or "post a reply").

    When the screen opens up, you'll see a window in the middle and below it is "Attach file"

    click on the "browse" button and
    go to wherever you have the pics (A: (or B:) drive if it's on a floppy. You can pull from a CD-Rom or hard drive, you can also pull from websites).

    Select the pic.
    If there's no text in the main box, type a letter (without at least one character in the window you'll get a message) and
    click "submit reply" when you're ready to post.

    The trick to displaying the pic after you've posted an attachment is to...

    click on the attachment in the post.

    A new window will open with the picture displayed.
    Copy the URL of the pic's window (you can highlight the URL with the mouse and use the Ctrl-C keystroke).

    Edit the post, click on the IMG button
    press Ctrl-V to paste the URL and press enter. Save changes.

    Once you've done this a few times you'll realize how simple it actually is. Just takes a lot of typing to explain it. Let us know if that helps.

    You may want to print this out beforehand.


    I went back and edited my post. I copied the URL from your picture and then pasted in this thread using the "IMG" button :)

    Nice bass. Atelier Z?
  5. Starrchild


    Nov 10, 2000
    The Bay.
    like this.
  6. Starrchild


    Nov 10, 2000
    The Bay.
    Brad comes thru again. as always you could be wrong,yea right.

    ooops sorry about the pictures,was my first time.
  7. Brad Johnson

    Brad Johnson Supporting Member

    Mar 8, 2000
    Gaithersburg, Md
    DR Strings

    I used the second part of my instructions to copy the URL and then paste it into a post using the "IMG" button.
  8. Starrchild


    Nov 10, 2000
    The Bay.
    Nice bass. Atelier Z? [/B][/QUOTE]

    Thank you,
    Atelier Z it is.
  9. Blackbird

    Blackbird Moderator Supporting Member

    Mar 18, 2000

    Now work on keeping your finger off the lens.:p
  10. Big String

    Big String Supporting Member

    Apr 22, 2000
    Northwest Indiana
  11. Thor

    Thor Moderator Staff Member Gold Supporting Member In Memoriam

    I dont click the attachment and open it.

    I RIGHT click over the attachment and select
    'copy Shortcut', then click edit/delete on the post and hit IMG and type CTRL+V and then save.

    my little trick.

  12. That Atelier Z is a sweet, sweet bass.

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