Adding Images into a thread

Topic to show members how to use the functions that the site provides when adding a new post. Also a few rules on what NOT to do.
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Adding Images into a thread

Post by Tez » Apr 1st, '12, 15:42

Once you've got your image copied safely and reduced in size to under 160 kb, adding it to a thread is rather straight-forward actually...

Having clicked on the "reply" or "New Topic" button, you are transported to the editing window we are all so familiar with:
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Well, if you scroll the window down, you will uncover the area where you can attach images! :)
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If you click on the "Browse..." button, a window will open up showing you the content of your computer's hard-disk.
Navigate to wherever you saved that "less than 160kb image" you created in the first part, and select it:
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Once you've selected the image to upload, Optionally, you can add a file comment if you wish, but you must click on the "Add the file" button.
This will start the actual upload of the image to the TSP server - when you click on the "Add the file" button, you will briefly see a smaller window with a scale appear as the file uploads. :
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Now, if something goes wrong with the upload like the image was too big (we wouldn't be that silly, now would we?!) - you will get an error message appear at the top of the window that looks like this:
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However, if you've done everything correctly, nothing much will appear for all your efforts! - But if you look closely, you'll see directly under the text entry box there will now be an "Attachments" area with a drop-down box listing your image and a button next to it saying "Place inline".
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Well Done! - you're nearly there! :D
Now we simply have to place the cursor in our text where we want the image to appear, and click on the "Place Inline" button.
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The page will put some code and your file name wherever you had your cursor, and that's where your image will appear.:
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If you want to check how your posting will look - before you submit it - click on the "Preview" button to the left of "Submit"...

All looks ok? - great! - hit the submit button, and enlighten us all with your lovely images! :mrgreen:
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Re: Adding Images into a thread

Post by Cookiesa » Nov 28th, '12, 21:48

Is there a way to do this on an IPAD?

I currently have to fire up my notebook, then usually just use the link from my facebook pictures.

This is why I am a bit slow updated progress pics :) well that's my excuse anyway! Lol
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Re: Adding Images into a thread

Post by Tymadman » Nov 28th, '12, 22:11

Cookiesa wrote:Is there a way to do this on an IPAD?

I currently have to fire up my notebook, then usually just use the link from my facebook pictures.

This is why I am a bit slow updated progress pics :) well that's my excuse anyway! Lol
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