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Offline A.O.

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Easier way to post pics??
« on: September 12, 2019, 03:02:43 PM »
I like posting pics, but since photobucket screwed everybody over and I deleted my account I cant figure out how to do it. I know Furu posted a step by step process but it looks like a three day process. Several other forums just have a "insert picture" Icon that just takes you to a "browse" box. I see we have that "insert picture" icon but it doesn't seem to do anything.

Please.. I miss posting pics...

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Re: Easier way to post pics??
« Reply #1 on: September 14, 2019, 12:31:53 PM »
I know Furu posted a step by step process but it looks like a three day process.

Please.. I miss posting pics...

First time it may seem slow but after that it is about a minute or less once you get the method down.

The only slow part is the downsizing of the picture file size.  Kirk increased the file size several months ago so it is larger now than it was at the time I did the mini tutorial.  Putting it in your gallery is really, really easy and allows you to use the photo over if you want or need to.  Some cameras/phones have a setting to establish the picture size when you take it and that can be set in advance and then you don't have to downsize the file at all.
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Re: Easier way to post pics??
« Reply #2 on: September 14, 2019, 12:41:10 PM »
Just went and did a little research  the new picture file size limit  is 146.48kB. 
Still smaller than most phones take as a standard size but quite doable.
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Re: Easier way to post pics??
« Reply #3 on: September 15, 2019, 07:28:55 AM »
And here I went and spent an hour fiddling around to get all my new pics down to 70 kb and under.....

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I couldn't get the program downloaded that you use, furu.  It just wouldn't work.  I had it on my other 'puter, but that was a few years ago.  And it kept trying to download other crap alongside it, like a virus scanner and some kind of new web browser.  It was cancerous.  I ended up using some free to use program on the web for sizing pics one at a time using a percentage.  It was trial and error and took quite a while.  Now I gotta go back through and resize them all again so yall can see something.
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Re: Easier way to post pics??
« Reply #4 on: September 15, 2019, 07:40:27 AM »
Got to be another easier way... I'll just wait to post pics I guess.