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Photos DIrect on Forum?

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Am having problems with my photo hosting website.

Stumbled on this:
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Haven't seen it before :redface:

Does this mean we can upload photos directly to the Forum?
If so, can someone tell me how. Can't quite see :redface: :redface:
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Ah, worked it out!

In April we (my SO, Kiids and I) went to Orlando.
This photo was taken at at one of the Disney Parks - Animal Kingdom. More of a theme park. But they did have a few animals to see.
This hippo was in a cage, with a window on to the under water area. With loads of Malawi Cichlids (the fish) in the tank too.
Not a view one often sees of hippo
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Must say, this makes posting photos so much easier!

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Glad you have come right yoda!

Agree, nice to see the hippo swimming!
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Ooh it works!!!!!! :dance:
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I can't figure out how to do this. I've tried "drag & drop" or adding as an "attachment", but neither has worked for me :wall: :wall: :wall:

Advice please? :pray:
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Elsa wrote:Have your tried posting an attachment with the help of This Tutorial ?

Thanks Elsa :gflower: seems that I wasn't waiting long enough for the image to load :doh: :roll:
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I think a common mistake but good that you have managed. :clap:
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Re: Photos DIrect on Forum - size increase

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Please can we get the settings changed so that images loaded directly to the forum are displayed (pre click) in a larger format and better quality. It is just not practical to have to "click" every image to view them properly (and sometimes they are far too large because the size restriction has been removed).

I am sure we would all enjoy the excellent photographs that find their way onto the forum far more and it would remove the pressure for mites to use other hosting sites to better display their images.
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gbird wrote:Please can we get the settings changed so that images loaded directly to the forum are displayed (pre click) in a larger format and better quality. It is just not practical to have to "click" every image to view them properly (and sometimes they are far too large because the size restriction has been removed).

I am sure we would all enjoy the excellent photographs that find their way onto the forum far more and it would remove the pressure for mites to use other hosting sites to better display their images.

I second this suggestion of gbird. I am very frustrated with the small images and it is really not practical to expect readers to click on every photo to view it in larger format.

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I'll third gbird's motion :thumbs_up:
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Pete, Richard – thanks for your support but the silence is deafening.

When a topic is labelled “Tell us what we can do better, need to clear the air, voice your concern or provide feedback about the forum”, you would expect some response by now. This is very disappointing.
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gbird, I think your pragmatic suggestion is very good. Perhaps you can try and direct your idea by personal message to one of the moderators and see what response you get that way?
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OWN, some mites post their trip reports on other forums as well. The difference in image quality (pre click) is painfully obvious when you compare the same image side by side. So there is no doubt in my mind that size and quality can be changed fairly easily.

Having raised the issue in this thread on more than one occasion and having dropped some not very subtle hints in the trip report comments, it just cannot be that those responsible for managing the forum are unaware of the issue. Therefore, I'm not going to push the issue but I do appreciate your comments and suggestion.
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Hi all - we will need to consult with the tech gurus. Please give us a week to do this, and respond to you.
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