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Discussion in 'General Chat' started by wolfie11969, Nov 5, 2019.

  1. wolfie11969

    wolfie11969 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I've forgotten how to post a photo

    I tried using a photo I had posted on facebook but when you press the send button it just says {IMG}

    Can someone please refresh my addled brain. Is it because I'm using an image from facebook?

    Might have to download the photos to my desktop

    Thanks folks
  2. Brunneria

    Brunneria Other · Moderator
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    I use various different methods, depending on where the photo is stored.

    Sometimes I just find a pic (e.g. a recipe) online, and copy and paste it into my post, by right clicking the image, selecting copy, placing the mouse/cursor back in the right place in my forum reply, and then pasting.
    Sometimes I use a photo I have saved to postimage.com and use the link that postimage supplies for forums. That is also a simple cut and paste.
    Other times I have the pic saved to my computer, and use the Upload a File button below the post.

    These things seem to work on all the devices I use (phone tablet and laptop), but I very rarely use the Image button on the top of the Reply box, since that just asks for a URL
  3. Tipetoo

    Tipetoo Type 2 · Expert

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    I use imgur to host my pix for posting in forums, I also hot link to pix on other websites such as Google...
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