How-to: Uploading Photos and Images - V2

Crispin

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There is a much improved way to upload photos now which should make life a bit easier.

Method one:
1 - Click on the "Image upload" icon above
upload1.jpg

2 - You should see this screen:
upload3.jpg

3 - Click on the "Select Files" button.

4 - Select all the photos you want to upoad.
5 - Once done, ensure none of them have a red exclamation mark next to them. If they do, hover over it with your mouse for a reason.
6 - Click "Upload files" button.

You can select as many files as you want to upload so no faffing with one at a time.


Method two: (Only found in the Advanced editor - Method one also works here. Might be simpler to use)
1 - Click on the paper clip icon.
upload2.jpg

2- You should see the following dialog:
upload5.jpg
You might also see other images you have uploaded in the past.

3 - Click on the Add Files button
upload4.jpg

4 - Follow steps as per method one above.

5 - Once files have been added, you should see them in the pain
upload6.jpg

6 - You can now drag and drop the images from the top pain to the bottom pain to add them to your post.

7 - Click the "Insert Inline" to add them to where you were typing in the post or "Done" to just add them to your post.

8 - Stop reading if you are bored.

On the left hand pain you can create folders to keep your images tidy. In the screen prints above you can see I have created a folder called My Land Cruiser. You can create any number you like to keep things tidy.


Reply if you have any issues with this or if there is some way I can improve this How-To.


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I tried again to upload that picture, selected file, clicked on upload, progress bar winds up but doesn't inset the picture, the select file box is still there with the selected file in it and just stays there without inserting the picture.
 

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Tried various sized photos using Mac.

Get red exclamation mark with this message on all photos

500 [IO ErrorEvent type = "ioError" bubbles = false cancelable = false eventPhase=2 text ="Error #2038"]
 

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Hi Crispin,

Does this work for videos as well, or am I jumping the gun?

Apologies if I'm being thick

Regards,
 
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Crispin

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Rollence, I'll look into that error, Roger, jumping a bit ;) niw that this is working I can get the other plugin working.

Chas, were you using method 1 or 2

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Chas

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Rollence, I'll look into that error, Roger, jumping a bit ;) niw that this is working I can get the other plugin working.

Chas, were you using method 1 or 2

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Not sure Crispin, but I think I tried both?
 

Crispin

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Tried various sized photos using Mac.

Get red exclamation mark with this message on all photos

500 [IO ErrorEvent type = "ioError" bubbles = false cancelable = false eventPhase=2 text ="Error #2038"]

How big was the image? By the looks of it in the error logs you tried to upload an image of more than 128MB :shock:
 

Crispin

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Just a note, I always upload images "as they are" which is about 3.5MB.

I notice that the up-loader automatically reduces them.

Yup, there should be no reason to fiddle with them beforehand. The forum will resize them for the preview (as you see them in the post) but clicking on them will open a full-sized version.
 

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Not sure why I've got a blank "attached images" box appearing at the bottom of pics though. I deleted an image, but its left a trace.
 
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