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Every time I try to post a picture on this forum it never posts . So after several trys I say the **** with it.

At this rate I will never renew my membership.
 

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Howard, is this while using the icon in the post toolbox? If the icon is not working you could always hand type the [ img] [ /img] brackets in by hand, its a bit of a pain but I find if I copy the first [ img] bracket, then I can just paste the bracket on the end ot the addres and then add the backslash, yeah its a big head ache but its an option.

I havent had any trouble posting my pics using the icon, but then I have a system. I open my MLS webstorage click open the pics I want one at a time, copy the reference address and paste it to a Word transfer doc till I have all the ones I want, then I copy that block, and paste them into the post text box, then one at a time highlight each address, then copy and paste that address into the box that pops up with the image icon. Once I'm done I just hit submit, so far no problems.

Are you using something other that Microsoft? That could be most of the issue, but I'm not a computer guy so I cant help there.
 

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I have had problem with the new format too... So, what I have simply started doing is just posting the URL to the image and then letting people "click" on it. As a dyed in the wool BSD 4.3 UNIX user -I never have used MicroSoft Products.

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I am having the opposite effect of everyone else, it seems.

I can post pictures a lot faster, because I don't have to worry about their size, I simply resize in the button box that pops up when I click the icon. Sweet! 

Howard, sorry you are having problems posting.
 

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I just use the same technique I always did. Paste the url between img tags.
 

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Posted By GURU388 on 03/27/2008 10:22 AM
Every time I try to post a picture on this forum it never posts . So after several trys I say the **** with it.

At this rate I will never renew my membership.



Which of the (*^%(&!^$%[email protected])^$! editors are you using?  I've had damn near ZIP success with the Quick Editor...and I wish it was gone.  It has some funky, undefined, unexplained "timer"/timeout/go-figure "feature" in it...and stuff you post there just goes away if your in it too long.  It's NOT RELIABLE.  Best discriptor is IMHO...junk.  

I have been far more successful with the ADD REPLY which takes you to the full editor.  I use the little mountain picture icon to insert photos...and there's good help up in the Resource FAQ pulldown on how to use all the features.  I do NOT ever use the old [ img] stuff anymore.  So far, I haven't lost any picture posts...nor had to redo them.  If the photo shows up in the editor (I said IF there)...it posts from my experience.

Non-the-less....there's either a LOT people complaining.  One problem I think is that there are too many ways to post photos...whereas the old site you had just ONE WAY...and that's leading to cockpit problems.  You'll notice if you look at the complaints, it's infrequent that folks specify which editor they are using...and it makes a difference.
 

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I too fought with this issue. I waited and went back. The original mechanism for some reason was putting double img tags or some such in? Even when I typed the IMG tags in it wouldn't work. That was back in January. Now, for some reason, it works for me. I do it just like Vic says.

Anyhow If you must leave we'll miss you!

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I've had issues with the new system as well. It takes me twice as long to post multiple images now as it used to and the chances of losing the whole works has increased. Part of the problem of course is me since I had things set up to quickly and easily post multiple images under the old system and my photos have always been size adjusted prior to posting so that feature only makes things more confusing for me.

A couple weeks ago I started to post an item about the new depot I'm building that had 7 or 8 photos. After struggling through setting everything up to post and almost done, I guess I hit a wrong button and lost the whole thing and gave up for the time being. I then posted on another site in just a few minutes with no problem.

Secondarily I really don't like the time out feature. I was in "Active Topics" while I was typing the two paragraphs above. Upon posting the reply I clicked the back button to return to "Active Topics" and only one post appeared. It seems all the rest were now considered "old or read". I'm here now just under "Forums".
 

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hmm..let me try it,
I haven used the new features much.

push the little image icon, a window pops up..
paste in the url of the image.


wow..thats easy.

ok..now press "submit" and see if it works.

Scot
 

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well..the picture posted fine
for some reason its oddly placed in the window..
try again..this time im moving the cursor down before I press the image icon, that was probably the problem. (pressing enter 3 times now.)




lets see how this one turns out..pressing submit.
 

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yep..thats all it was.
make sure you press enter at the end of a sentence, so the cursor is on a new line,
THEN press the image icon..

it all looks fine to me..

what is the "quick editor" people are talking about?
im not sure what that is..

thanks,
Scot
 

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I need to hear from Shad or Dwight with a simple answer to getting my logo at the bottom of my posts and a simple way to post pictures.
When I hit that insert box instructions come up in a language I don't understand. I am serious about this being more of a pain than I need. I have been wanting to give you all an update as to what has been happening to my layout but as they say a picture speaks a thousand words and my pictures won't post.
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Posted By GURU388 on 03/27/2008 3:44 PM
I need to hear from Shad or Dwight with a simple answer to getting my logo at the bottom of my posts and a simple way to post pictures.
When I hit that insert box instructions come up in a language I don't understand. I am serious about this being more of a pain than I need. I have been wanting to give you all an update as to what has been happening to my layout but as they say a picture speaks a thousand words and my pictures won't post.
Discusted.


Hang in there Howard.  You just gotta get used to the new cockpit...and avoid a few of the "holes" in the floor...

To get your logo inserted as your signature...open up the logo jpg...copy the URL of it.  The go to MyProfile on the upper right of each page when you're logged in...click it and it will display a profile summary.  Click Edit Profile on the bottom of the page.  The paste the URL of your logo into the signature box...and save everything.  Done.

As for the photo insertion....the easy way...use the New Reply button...then the Little Mountain icon...and you get a page with a bunch of Latin on it.  Ignore that stuff....just put the URL of you photo in the URL space...and hit Enter on the bottom of the window.  Done.  You'll see your photo then put into your editor..and you can type more...or post more photos.  Don't forget to click Submit on the very bottom of that page when you're done.
 

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Testing:
OK, using the img button does not work if you're using Firefox (I'm also on a MAC). The dialog box opens but it is impossible to paste anything in it.
So basically, the button is a waste for many users.

Mark
 

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I don’t have a problem pasting in the information or using the image insert icon. My problem is the length of time it takes for the forum to accept the reply with pictures to a thread. Today one image was accepted quickly like before under the old forum, but some days it takes forever.
 
I tried three replies with multiple images. On the first one I just gave up when it hung, closed my browser and went elsewhere for my large scale fix. The second time when it hung, I left to prepare and eat dinner. When I came back it was still hung. I closed my browser in disgust. The next day the post was there. Go figure?
 
The third time it hung, I waited about a minute, pushed the stop icon on my browser, clicked the forum’s cancel button and the reply was posted. I don’t know whether I want to try this too many times, especially with a long post with a number of pictures.
 
There is definitely something wrong with image posting, especially when posting several images.
 
 

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Testing...
jb
Easy-Peasy, Howard. I ain't even a goldie................./DesktopModules/NTForums/themes/mls/emoticons/whistling.gif



 
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