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#1 x1yyz

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Posted 08 July 2016 - 10:38 AM

I'm posting this here because this question is asked every so often.  Maybe the mods can pin it for future reference?

How To Post Photos to TRF

In order to post photos here they must be on a webserver and visible to the public.  With the exception of avatar pics, you cannot simply upload them to TRF.

There are different methods to post photos depending if you are on a computer or mobile device.

If posting from a computer/laptop:
Begin composing your post/reply.
Click the square photo icon in the toolbar above the reply box (second row, middle, looks like a green square)
Paste the URL of the photo, including the "http..." part.  Make sure the URL ends in a .jpg, .jpeg, .gif, or .png.
Click "OK"
Your photo should show up in the post you are composing

If posting from a mobile device (phone/tablet):
There is no shortcut so you must manually type in the code as shown below
[img]paste photo URL here[/img]
(Those "img" tags require the square brackets on either side, and the slash is required on the second tag to close the set.)

A valid photo post will look something like this
[img]http://cdn.collider.com/wp-content/uploads/slice_rush_01.jpg[/img]

And will show up like this
Posted Image

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Posted 08 July 2016 - 12:16 PM

If you're using a laptop/computer, you can literally right click the image, and hit "copy image". Then paste it. No need for the URLs

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Posted 08 July 2016 - 01:49 PM

View PostUnion 5-3992, on 08 July 2016 - 12:16 PM, said:

If you're using a laptop/computer, you can literally right click the image, and hit "copy image". Then paste it. No need for the URLs

This may or may not work on all computers.  It does not work on my Mac.  And I suspect that when it does work, what it's really doing underneath the GUI is copy/pasting the URL for the photo.

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Posted 08 July 2016 - 02:04 PM

I just tape them to my monitor

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Posted 08 July 2016 - 02:07 PM

View PostLost In Xanadu, on 08 July 2016 - 02:04 PM, said:

I just tape them to my monitor
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Posted 12 July 2016 - 03:47 AM

View PostUnion 5-3992, on 08 July 2016 - 12:16 PM, said:

If you're using a laptop/computer, you can literally right click the image, and hit "copy image". Then paste it. No need for the URLs
It's nice

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Posted 12 July 2016 - 03:50 AM

View PostThat One Guy, on 12 July 2016 - 03:47 AM, said:

View PostUnion 5-3992, on 08 July 2016 - 12:16 PM, said:

If you're using a laptop/computer, you can literally right click the image, and hit "copy image". Then paste it. No need for the URLs
It's nice

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Posted 15 August 2016 - 11:36 AM

Been so long since I've been here I don't even remember the name of photo hosting websites. The curse of FB.

Edited by Dweezil, 15 August 2016 - 11:36 AM.


#9 x1yyz

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Posted 15 August 2016 - 11:56 AM

View PostDweezil, on 15 August 2016 - 11:36 AM, said:

Been so long since I've been here I don't even remember the name of photo hosting websites. The curse of FB.

Photobucket is a good, free one.

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Posted 15 August 2016 - 12:47 PM

Photobucket seems to be the one people use the most. Then there's Instagram, Imgur, Snapfish, Flickr, etc.

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Posted 14 October 2016 - 06:19 PM

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testing this out from my Facebook account. :-)

Yep. Works fine. :-)

Edited by catherine, 14 October 2016 - 06:19 PM.


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Posted 14 October 2016 - 10:47 PM

View Postcatherine, on 14 October 2016 - 06:19 PM, said:

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testing this out from my Facebook account. :-)

Yep. Works fine. :-)

Only works if someone has a Facebook account. People who don't can't see it unless it's marked public I think in the privacy settings.

Oh and nice to see you!  :)

Edited by EagleMoon, 14 October 2016 - 10:47 PM.


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Posted 15 October 2016 - 07:01 PM

View PostEagleMoon, on 14 October 2016 - 10:47 PM, said:

View Postcatherine, on 14 October 2016 - 06:19 PM, said:

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testing this out from my Facebook account. :-)

Yep. Works fine. :-)

Only works if someone has a Facebook account. People who don't can't see it unless it's marked public I think in the privacy settings.

Oh and nice to see you!  :)

thanks for the hint. I updated the privacy settings and will note that for future reference. Good to see you too!

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Posted 15 October 2016 - 07:32 PM

View Postcatherine, on 15 October 2016 - 07:01 PM, said:

View PostEagleMoon, on 14 October 2016 - 10:47 PM, said:

View Postcatherine, on 14 October 2016 - 06:19 PM, said:

Posted Image

testing this out from my Facebook account. :-)

Yep. Works fine. :-)

Only works if someone has a Facebook account. People who don't can't see it unless it's marked public I think in the privacy settings.

Oh and nice to see you!  :)

thanks for the hint. I updated the privacy settings and will note that for future reference. Good to see you too!
Did you use a laptop/PC or tablet?

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Posted 16 October 2016 - 08:00 PM

View PostJohnRogers, on 15 October 2016 - 07:32 PM, said:

View Postcatherine, on 15 October 2016 - 07:01 PM, said:

View PostEagleMoon, on 14 October 2016 - 10:47 PM, said:

View Postcatherine, on 14 October 2016 - 06:19 PM, said:

Posted Image

testing this out from my Facebook account. :-)

Yep. Works fine. :-)

Only works if someone has a Facebook account. People who don't can't see it unless it's marked public I think in the privacy settings.

Oh and nice to see you!  :)

thanks for the hint. I updated the privacy settings and will note that for future reference. Good to see you too!
Did you use a laptop/PC or tablet?


For this post I was on my laptop although I do occasionally read/post from my Galaxy Tab S2.

Edited by catherine, 16 October 2016 - 08:01 PM.






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