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  • Multiple Ways to Include Images In Your Post

    There are now multiple ways to include images in your posts. We will keep this post updated with all methods. There are a couple of constants however you should be aware of. When you upload a picture that is too big, vBulletin will shrink it it for you. The server has been configured to allow attachments up to 5 MB in size. Anything smaller than that will be resized for you by vBulletin. Anything larger than that will get rejected outright, at which point you will need to shrink yourself it on your end before you try again. Also, you can only attach 5 photos to a single post.

    1. Attach the image to your post (preferred)
    When creating a forum post, you will notice the camera icon in the upper left. Click that icon and you are given the option to Upload a photo. This will place the photos at the bottom of your final post. If a user clicks on the thumbnail for one of your photos, they will get a nice full screen "lightbox" where they can click through any photos attached to that post. The lightbox will even display whatever descriptive text you included with each photo.
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    2. Attach the image from your profile to your post
    Same as #1 but with a twist. You upload photos from your profile page. Once uploaded, you can include them in any forum post by clicking Select from Photo Album.

    3. Embed image inline in your post
    When creating a forum post, click on the picture icon on the toolbar. That will open up a dialog where you can upload attachments to the server. Press Choose File then pick your picture, and press Send it to the Server. The Image Info tab is then populated for you, which you can edit if desired then press OK. Finally put your cursor in the text area where you want your picture to appear, and click on the Insert <size> link to insert your image in various sizes. You pick the size you want. The result is that the image will be embedded in-line in your forum post. That is how all images in this post were included, so that the image appears next to the appropriate paragraph describing it.
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    4. Link to an external image
    When creating a forum post, click on the picture icon on the toolbar. On the Image Info tab, paste the address (e.g. on Photobucket) of the image in the URL box. Uncheck the box to Retrieve remote file and reference locally. Press OK. The result is that the image from the external website will be included in-line in your forum post in it's original size, or whatever size you chose. The downside is if the external website goes away or that URL gets broken, the image won't be displayed any more in our forum. The upside is the it doesn't use any of our bandwidth to display the image, though we should have plenty of bandwidth.
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    I don't have a camera in the upper left corner of my reply box:


    When I tried to post using "Upload Attachments", I got the attached "not authorized" error message:





    Eventually I discovered the Error message occurred because my e-mail has changed form the e-mail stored in my profile. I updated my account information in my profile, and I escaped the Error message.

    -Mike
    -Mike
    _________
    '79 XS1100SF 20k miles
    '80 XS1100SG 42k miles
    '81 XS1100H Venturer 35k miles
    '79 XS750SF 15k miles
    '84 Honda V65 Magna ? miles
    '85 Honda V65 Magna ~7k miles
    '84 Honda V65 Magna 48k miles (parts bike)
    '86 Yamaha VMAX 7k miles

    Previous: '68 Motoguzzi 600cc + '79 XS750SF 22k miles

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    • #3
      Yep, no camera icon here either.
      2H7 (79)
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      • #4
        bikerphil , try it now. The permissions allowed administrators to post photos but not users. Users now have this permissions. It should work for you now.
        '80 XS Special
        JonathanKnez@hotmail.com

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          Marty (in Mississippi)
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          XS650SK

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            2H7 (79)
            3H3

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            • #7
              One more time... Click image for larger version

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              • #8
                I have the camera icon now.

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                ...and it works great!

                Thank you!.

                -Mike
                -Mike
                _________
                '79 XS1100SF 20k miles
                '80 XS1100SG 42k miles
                '81 XS1100H Venturer 35k miles
                '79 XS750SF 15k miles
                '84 Honda V65 Magna ? miles
                '85 Honda V65 Magna ~7k miles
                '84 Honda V65 Magna 48k miles (parts bike)
                '86 Yamaha VMAX 7k miles

                Previous: '68 Motoguzzi 600cc + '79 XS750SF 22k miles

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                • #9
                  Last edited by madmax-im; 08-26-2020, 05:12 PM.
                  1980 XS650G Special-Two
                  1993 Honda ST1100
                  Don't speak unless you can improve upon the silence....

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                  • #10
                    Last edited by madmax-im; 08-27-2020, 02:00 AM.
                    1980 XS650G Special-Two
                    1993 Honda ST1100
                    Don't speak unless you can improve upon the silence....

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                    • #11
                      Why is there no waay to DELETE a posting? And smilies appear to be broken ...
                      1980 XS650G Special-Two
                      1993 Honda ST1100
                      Don't speak unless you can improve upon the silence....

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                      • #12
                        madmax-im , good question. Users can now delete their own posts. Click the absolutely tiny edit button under your post, then you will see the new Delete button. You can't delete your topics, just your posts.

                        '80 XS Special
                        JonathanKnez@hotmail.com

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                        • #13
                          madmax-im , smilies are working again . The problem was a legitimate bug in the latest vBulletin software . Don't worry, I got this .

                          And I have now officially used 3 smilies in my lifetime.
                          '80 XS Special
                          JonathanKnez@hotmail.com

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                          • #14
                            Very pleased overall Nezzer...just a few things to get up to speed..mainly me...LOL
                            1980 XS650G Special-Two
                            1993 Honda ST1100
                            Don't speak unless you can improve upon the silence....

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                            • #15
                              1980 XS650G Special-Two
                              1993 Honda ST1100
                              Don't speak unless you can improve upon the silence....

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