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Candy Sack 12-14-2014 09:34 PM

Support for Adding Photos to TR's
 
Maybe this has all been explained elsewhere, but I feel we should have a tutorial on how to put pics in TR's. A quick look through recent TR's shows three different methods and looks. For example:

https://forums.clubtread.com/27-briti...tml#post566650

https://forums.clubtread.com/27-briti...16-2014-a.html

https://forums.clubtread.com/27-briti...c-03-14-a.html

I like the big pics in the TR's, and even though I read through some suggestions in Simon's TR, it's not happening for me. Could management give us a run-down? If uploading pics continues to be a pain I'm sure some people won't bother.

zeljkok 12-14-2014 11:09 PM

Candy - it is really very very simple.

1) Upload your "assets" (photos) before writing TR text - drag&drop into that blue box "Drag Files Here to Attach"

2) Reference as you go along. Each photo has 2 properties: Thumb and Full size. Right mouse click on any pic in "blue box" will reveal both links. Then simply put that link inside [img] tag.

Old CT style clickable thumb that expands into full photo involves nesting of [img] and [url] tags (img pointing to thumb inside, url pointing to full size outside) but is not worth the trouble. Having looked at few TR's that show full size photos in text, it looks way better.

Candy Sack 12-14-2014 11:51 PM

Thanks for trying to help.

So if I copy a pic url:

https://forums.clubtread.com/attachme...d=8186&thumb=1

And then paste it into my TR,

then put [img] at the beginning and end, it's supposed to make the pic big?

[img]https://forums.clubtread.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=8186&thumb=1[img]

Obviously doing something wrong....

zeljkok 12-14-2014 11:53 PM

You are almost there

Tag is opened with [img] but closed with [/img] (needs backslash)
Second -- if you want that photo big, simply remove "thumb=1" part.

So: (instead of dummy, type img):

[dummy]https://forums.clubtread.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=8186[/dummy]

Candy Sack 12-15-2014 12:06 AM

This is a picture:
https://forums.clubtread.com/attachme...achmentid=8186

Holy this seems to work.

https://forums.clubtread.com/attachme...d=8186&thumb=1

Thanks. Oh and who ya calling a dummy!

zeljkok 12-15-2014 12:15 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Candy Sack (Post 566770)

Thanks. Oh and who ya calling a dummy!

You are welcome. Needed something other than "img", otherwise you wouldn't be able to see syntax. Should have used "dummy-tag" though :)

simonc 12-15-2014 12:48 AM

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simonc 12-15-2014 12:50 AM

I can't get [img] photo [/img] to work and I can't get the paperclip function to work either. If I review the post and open the attached thumbnail to get full size picture then copy and paste it to the review post what I get is the large picture above.

Candy Sack 12-15-2014 01:09 AM

I'm pretty sure I tried the copy and paste method you describe, and nothing would paste. Seems to be some inconsistancies around what people are able to do. Neither way is very effecient.

zeljkok 12-15-2014 01:16 AM

Simon - that is one way (open review post). Quicker way is:

1) right mouse click on pic in "attached thumbnails"
2) Note 2 things:
-- Copy Image Location: This is your thumb https://forums.clubtread.com/attachme...1&d=1418618769
-- Copy Link Location. This is your full blown pic https://forums.clubtread.com/attachme...6&d=1418618769

These 2 properties are actually the same, except for additional thumb=1

So if you want to show thumb, put "Image Location" inside "img" tag. I.e
https://forums.clubtread.com/attachme...1&d=1418618769

If you want to show full pic, put "Link Location" inside "img" tag. I.e
https://forums.clubtread.com/attachme...6&d=1418618769

zeljkok 12-15-2014 01:22 AM

And if you want to have inline clickable thumb (old CT style), you have to nest "url" (outside) and "img" (inside) tags. For instance:

[dummy-url-tag=https://forums.clubtread.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=8306&d=1418618769]
[dummy-img-tag]
https://forums.clubtread.com/attachme...1&d=1418618769
[/dummy-img-tag]
[/dummy-url-tag]

https://forums.clubtread.com/attachme...1&d=1418618769

(Click on thumb above and see it works)

RGB 12-20-2014 07:52 PM

I am unable to add a photo from my PC that is 114.6 KB. I can get it as an attached file, but no matter what I do I always get the error message:
The text that you have entered is too long (313277 characters). Please shorten it to 30000 characters long.

The text in my message is only a few lines long.

I also tried the [img] ... method which put the photo in the body of the message, but still the same error message.

KARVITK 12-22-2014 01:38 AM

I noticed the two methods; large and thumbnail. I have gotten used to thumbnail size. Large pictures would be nice, so each can be included in a narrative separately.

But then I am getting used to the thumbnail approach.

Have to practice next time with the large pic version.

K

RGB 12-22-2014 02:59 AM

K, where did you notice the two methods, and hopefully explanations for how to do both?

zeljkok 12-22-2014 03:07 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by RGB (Post 569369)
K, where did you notice the two methods, and hopefully explanations for how to do both?

Read this thread from the beginning and it explains both "methods".

To sum up: When you upload the "attachment", do a right-mouse click then Copy Image Location. Presence (or absence) of "thumbnail=1" in URL string indicates Full Image or Thumbnail. Edit it to get what ("method") you want.


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