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  • How to include a picture or pictures in your post

    This is the easiest way to include one or more pictures in your post. It may seem like a lot of steps, but once you have done this I think you will find it pretty straight forward.

    *First, click on the section of the forum on the front page, where you would like to add your post. Next either go the bottom of that page where it says "Write something..." or, if you are not responding to an existing post, click on "Create New Topic" (red arrow 1 in image below. Note, you can click on any of these images and they will come up as a large, easily viewed image.)
    *Put your topic title in the title block (red arrow 2)
    *Now click on the attachment icon (red arrow 3). Once you do you will see at the bottom of the post "Upload Attachments" (red arrow 4)

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    *Click on Upload Attachments and it will go to your computer folders for you to select the folder containing the image you want to upload.
    Note there are a few limitations you need to keep in mind, or you will receive an error message:
    your image is limited to no more than 7.5 mb and must not exceed 5500 x 3800 pixels;
    you are limited to a max of 20 images per post.
    Once you have clicked on the image on your computer or iPad or cell and opened it, it will appear below the Upload Attachments button. It will have a small image, and next to it the words "Insert: Thumbnail Small Medium Large Fullsize Remove and then the name of the image file.

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    When you are ready to insert your image exactly where you want it in your post, position your cursor at that point and then click on Medium on the line with the small image you want to insert.

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    The image will now insert into your text where your cursor was. Don't worry if you think "Medium" is too small. Once you post your post, anyone can then click on your image and it will become large. Using Medium will also ensure that your text doesn't get physically rearranged on your post.



    *If you are just inserting one image in your post you are now finished. Congrats However, if you want to include more than one image, when you first click on the "Upload Attachments" button, you can select and upload multiple images at one time (up the the max of 20, and again, all must comply with the 7.5 mb and 5500x3800 pixels size). When you upload multiple images at the same time, they will all appear below the Upload Attachments button with the same format and wording as noted earlier.

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    Then you simply position your cursor where you want your first image, go to that actual small image and click on Medium.

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    Move your cursor to the next place you want your image, and go to that small image and click on Medium, until you have inserted each of the images where you want them.

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    *if you decide you don't want one of the images in your post after you put it in, just go to that actual small image (below the Upload Attachments button) and click on Remove.
    *Now you are done with your image loading. You can add more text if you want. Than when you are ready, go to the lower right hand side of the screen and click on the red Post button and your post is now live.

    Please don't hesitate to let me know if you have questions or problems and I will try to work it out! Thanks
    Last edited by [email protected]; 07-28-2018, 09:48 AM.
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  • #2
    Best format for posting images

    Basically there are two common formats used in taking pictures: "Landscape" or horizontal, and "Portrait" or vertical. Most cameras when held 'normally' take pictures in the Landscape format, while most phones when held 'normally' (as if you were talking on it) take pictures in the Portrait format. Landscape format is a picture that is longer along the horizontal axis than it is tall (vertical axis), and Portrait format is taller than it is wide (horizontal axis).

    In most cases, cars are best photographed in the Landscape mode, since cars are typically a lot longer than they are tall. So a phone picture of a car will tend to look better if you rotate the phone 90 degrees so it has its longest side parallel to the horizon.

    Fortunately, the typical iPhone or Andriod photo will post on our forum without any problem, whether you take the image in Landscape or Portrait format. For example:

    These are with an iPhone
    Portrait format Landscape format

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    These are with an Android
    Portrait Format Landscape format

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    They were uploaded without any modification to size because they are all smaller than the 5500x3800 pixels max.

    However this Portrait format poster image could not be uploaded until it was resized. The original ratio was 3948x4911 and that would not load because the "4911" pixels of the original height (vertical) was greater than our 3800 pixels limitation.​​​​​​​ To fix it I used "Paint" to resize the image by first putting in the vertical limitation of 3880. Then Paint set the horizontal to 3054 and it up loaded without issue.
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    So, if you happen to have an image that you want to post, be sure to check the picture properties to see both the megabyte size and pixel ratio size. If either exceeds 7.5 mb and must not exceed 5500 x 3800 pixels, it will need to be resized for our software to allow it to be uploaded.
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    Contributing Member of the National Corvette Museum
    Web site: https://www.daumphotography.com/
    blog: https://insight.daumphotography.com/

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    • #3
      Posting from your phone

      There is no app, however it is easy to do from your phone's browser. Just go to midenginecorvetteforum.com and log in as usual. Then follow the same steps you would as if you were at your PC or iPad.

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      Enthusiastic owner of 'RedHot' Prod.Wk 7 Oct '13 Museum Del. 29 Oct '13
      Contributing Member of the National Corvette Museum
      Web site: https://www.daumphotography.com/
      blog: https://insight.daumphotography.com/

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      • #4
        Jeff, thank you for this thread. I have used it to help several folks to now be able to post easily. Your two keys are the “secret sauce,” stick with medium sized pictures but first click where in your post you want your picture to be posted before going through the uploading process.
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        • #5
          thanks John. Glad it is helping.
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          • #6
            Some more picture posting “help” should you wish.

            If you are going to include both words and a picture(s) in your post, what works best for me it to write a paragraph, then another one, etc, until I have completely typed all the text I want. Then and only then do I start to insert a picture (or multiple pictures). Now to the most critical part of inserting picture, and that is that you absolutely must have your “cursor” exactly where you want your picture to be inserted.

            Then I go to the “clipboard” icon and click on it. I look next to the bottom left, right outside of the post box, and click on ‘Upload Attachments.” Then I choose the picture I want (and will appear where you left your cursor.

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            I choose the size, and “medium is what is recommended by Jeff above (works great and all who later want it bigger, can click on it to make it bigger). Then I hit the “return bar” to create vertical space, then if I want a second picture right behind the first one, do that exact process again.

            But let’s say you want you second and/or later pictures else, then again critical that I/you move my cursor to where I want your next picture to be, then repeat the process.

            If you are having problems please as suggested above, send [email protected] Daum Photography a private message. He’s our resident MECH picture talent!



            Last edited by John; 10-10-2018, 12:13 PM.
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            • #7
              By the numbers:

              1) Open your new post, then write any text you want (Note, you do not need any text at all if you do not wish).
              2) If you have written anything, make sure your mouse or your cursor is where you want to insert your picture.
              3) Click on the “clipboard/paperclip” icon (top right).
              4) On the bottom left, just below your post, click on “upload attachments.”
              4) Choose the picture you want from your computer.
              5) After it downloads in a second or so, go to the post of your post and click on “medium.”
              6) Go to the bottom right (just outside and below your post), click on “Post Reply” within the red rectangle box.
              GBA Black; HTO Twilight/Tension interior; Z51 & Mag Ride; E60 lift; 5ZZ high wing; 5VM vis CF ground effects pkg; FA5 interior vis CF; ZZ3 engine appearance; 3LT; Q8T Spectra Gray Tridents; J6N Edge Red Calipers; SNG Edge Red Hashmarks; VQK Splash Guards. Separately getting from my dealer RCC Edge Red engine cover and 5JR vis CF mirror caps.

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              • #8
                How does one post a video? I've tried numerous times to post one but am told that I cannot upload a file that ends in *.MOV

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                • #9
                  Originally posted by ltomn View Post
                  How does one post a video? I've tried numerous times to post one but am told that I cannot upload a file that ends in *.MOV
                  This should help https://www.midenginecorvetteforum.c...o-post-a-video
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                  • #10
                    Jeff, thanks for the tutorial, however, I am not getting the video from youtube or any other online source! It's one I took and it sits on my computer. Does the process change in this situation?

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                    • #11
                      Originally posted by ltomn View Post
                      Jeff, thanks for the tutorial, however, I am not getting the video from youtube or any other online source! It's one I took and it sits on my computer. Does the process change in this situation?
                      Most welcome. Unfortunately, the easiest way for posting a video is for you to put it up on YouTube (pretty straight forward process and free) and then copy the link of your newly published YouTube video here.
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                      Contributing Member of the National Corvette Museum
                      Web site: https://www.daumphotography.com/
                      blog: https://insight.daumphotography.com/

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                      • #12
                        Maybe not the correct place but best I can find: How do you add you personal info to the bottom of your postings?

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                        • #13
                          Originally posted by smklaw View Post
                          Maybe not the correct place but best I can find: How do you add you personal info to the bottom of your postings?
                          These how to guides set up by John should help https://www.midenginecorvetteforum.c...eforum-members
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