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How-To: Insert images in a post
There are a number of ways to get images into your post. You can use the "manage attachments" option in the "New thread" or "Post Reply" form, you can upload photos to the forumz photo gallery and copy the image/code to paste into a post, or you can upload pictures to another site on the web and use the insert image button to add a code link to your picture.
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This How-To will address the inter-forumz methods, utilizing the forumz photo gallery. (image / code)

First, you will need to upload pictures to the photo Gallery[/URL]. See this, Pictorial: How-To upload pictures to your Gallery[/URL].

Then you can add pictures to a post using one of the following methods.

Copy/Paste method:
(For large images you can also insert code, see below... This is a courtesy so people who are viewing your post, won't have to scroll side to side to view the image, and read the post.)

After your pictures have been uploaded to your gallery...
Find the picture you want to insert, in your gallery. Then open the picture, by left clicking the small picture (known as a thumbnail). Once you see the larger picture, right click on the large picture itself, and left click "Copy".

FireFox users: You will have to highlight the picture. (Left click just to the upper left of the picture, while holding down the left mouse button, drag the mouse down and to the right until the picture is highlighted. You can let go now.) Now right click on the highlighted picture.Then left click "Copy". Do not left click "Copy Image".

(If you copy the thumbnail (small version) of your picture, you will insert a thumbnail sized picture with a link to the actual picture. If you want to insert a large picture, you will need to open it first, by left clicking it in your gallery.)

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Go to your post; Now you can right click where you want to insert the image in your post, and left click "Paste".

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Congratulations, the image is now in your post.

(It is always a good idea to add an extra space above and below your image / images. This keeps everything in a vertical line and makes it easier to view.)

Copy/Paste Code From Uploaded Large Photos:

Find the picture you want to insert, in your gallery. Then open the picture, by left clicking the small picture (known as a thumbnail). If the photo you have uploaded is large (bigger than 640 X 480), you will see an Icon below your image that looks like this
, and the Linked Thumbnail: code,
Click on this icon
, to display the Medium Image code. Highlight the Medium Image: code, right click the highlighted code, and left click "Copy".
Note: do not use the Linked Medium: (no Pic) or Linked Thumbnail: code, if you want this size Pic in your post.

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Go to your post; Now you can right click where you want to insert the image in your post and left click "Paste".
You will see some code similar to this (don't worry, when you submit your post, it will insert the picture there).
(It is always a good idea to add an extra space above and below the code. This keeps everything in a vertical line and makes it easier to view.)

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Congratulations, the image is now in your post.


If you copy and paste the Linked Thumbnail: code, or the thumbnail itself, you will see a very small picture in your post, which can be clicked to get a bigger one.

Note; It's easier to have the photo gallery open in one window and the forum where you are creating your post open in another window. Then you can copy the image or code, and switch windows to paste it into your post. This is also a definite requirement if you are doing a How-To and will have many pictures in the post. You can only have 15 images in one post however!

Good luck, and happy posting!
 

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I have a Mac with safari. I have yet to figure out how to do the thumbnail. thanks for the thread this is quite useful.
 
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