Quick Help - Insert Images In Posts

TDPRI

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"Upload a file" is really not the best way to attach anything but a PDF or similar "file" - not an image - to your posts.

By the way, using a mobile phone browser to attach a file from the phone's Gallery or Camera is going to result in the "upload a file" kind of image display. There's no way around that because there is no desktop to drag and drop from.
 

robert donithan2

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You have a number of choices for inserting images. READ ALL OF THIS TO FIND THE BEST METHOD.

1. To insert an image from your computer/device you can click the "Upload a File" button and select a file on your computer.

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2. If the image is in your Media Gallery click the "Camera" icon on the Style Bar and your photos from your gallery will appear.

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2. The easiest and best way is to drag and drop an image from from your computer desktop or hard disk into a post. You'll be asked if you want a thumbnail or full sized image. I think you'll find the thumbnail works perfectly.

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To embed an image from some other website just click the mountain/sun icon on the style bar and then cut and paste the IMAGE URL (not a page url) into the box that appears.

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I tried posting an image from my android phone gallery several times and failed..hit "upload a file' and went to gallery, selected photo and no go..( this was after posting, using "edit")
 

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How would you upload a photo on you android phone gallery without using upload a file?

As I said, that's the only way to do it on a mobile phone browser.
 

dkmw

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I've been on a few internet forums, and I'm also somewhat of a tech luddite.

Off a laptop, this place is by far the easiest site I've ever put up an image. I checked the help thread first and couldn't believe how easy it was to drag and drop when I tried it.

But now that I've said that, I'll probably curse myself and do something stupid next time I post a photo............
 




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