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Forum User Hint Possible mobile picture posting tip

Post in 'New Forum Hints and your Questions & Suggestions!' started by Dairyman, Mar 20, 2012.

  1. Dairyman

    Dairyman Feeling the Heat

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    If your having to select your pictures from a list, try changing your browsers plug-in setting to on demand.

    Note: Be sure to refresh your page after changing setting.
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  2. jeff_t

    jeff_t Minister of Fire

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    Awesome.
    For android, from browser-Menu>settings>enable plug-ins>on demand. When you tap Upload a File a box will pop up and you tap gallery and it's just like the old forum. 2012-03-02_17-00-49_553.jpg
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  3. GAMMA RAY

    GAMMA RAY Minister of Fire

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    Thanks for the Droid tutorial....Jeff....:)
    I think Dexter will dig this tip....
  4. ScotO

    ScotO Guest

    Cool! Thanks for the tip Jeff...picture of some of the maple syrup we made this spring.....

    2012-02-24_17-50-57_340.jpg
  5. jeff_t

    jeff_t Minister of Fire

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    Upon further investigation, the Optimus S that we have for a 'house phone' works fine with plug-ins set to always on, but my Photon doesn't. Maybe it's a gingerbread vs froyo thing.
  6. jeff_t

    jeff_t Minister of Fire

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    Dairyman started it. I'm far from an android geek, so it took me a few minutes to figure out what he was saying. Thought I better share and save y'all the grief.
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  7. GAMMA RAY

    GAMMA RAY Minister of Fire

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    TY dairyman......
    Gonna test something....

    Here is my Gamma camera... 2012-03-20_12-30-17_622.jpg
  8. ScotO

    ScotO Guest

    NOW I see why your name is gamma ray, GAMMA RAY!!
  9. Dairyman

    Dairyman Feeling the Heat

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    Exactly, thanks for making it easier to understand. My brain was somewhere else this morning.
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  10. DexterDay

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    Wow... Thanks..... Love it!! Literally Love it..

    Just like old times ;) and a pic to make sure it all works... ale1.jpg
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  11. begreen

    begreen Mooderator Staff Member

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    One other suggestion. When you attach an image, use the thumbnail option. It really helps reduce scrolling.

    Here is an example of the same picture as thumbnail. Click on the image to see full sized. larger.

    ale1.jpg
  12. LLigetfa

    LLigetfa Minister of Fire

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    Clicking on it does make it bigger but not full sized as purported.
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    Yes, I see what you mean. I corrected the statement. It makes the image adequately sized for good viewing regardless of your screen size because it scales with the browser window size. That's a nice feature that I didn't know about. If you want to see it full sized, there is a little widget in the upper right that will open it full sized in a new window.
  14. DexterDay

    DexterDay Guest

    LLigetfa - Agreed

    Begreen-
    I know that scrolling on some computers can be a pain (depending on mouse, pad, etc). But clicking on the pic and then clicking on the left or right side to scroll through pics, along with closing them out once viewing, is more of a PITA IMO. Most want to see the pics, so you have to take many more steps to view. Rather than scroll.

    I've seen it posted before about using thumbnails. But the scrolling seems easier. Having a mouse with a Scroll on it or using a Smartphone make scrolling very short work.

    Not trying to go against the grain. I will do as told and use the thumbnails. But my opinion (as little as it may be) is its easier to see big pics and scroll, than to do all the other necessary steps to see pics I am going to view anyways.
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    begreen Mooderator Staff Member

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    Tap or click on image is just as easy as scrolling IMO.
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    That syrup looks good Scotty. Was that bottle one to the left of front and center always a syrup bottle?
  17. ScotO

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    yeah, I have several of those 'flask' bottles, some of them have a printed log cabin scene with maple trees and buckets on them. Those flip top bottles are nice for canning syrup, but they are expensive. I give out syrup to friends and family on the condition I get the bottle back. Sad thing is, most people throw out the bottle instead of giving them back! I mostly can my syrup in big gallon jugs now, and break out a gallon when I get enough empties back.
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    Got a new phone, and had to go find this thread to remind me which setting to change.

    Should be a sticky.
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    pen There are some who call me...mod. Staff Member

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    stick-a-fied
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  20. begreen

    begreen Mooderator Staff Member

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    Cell phone tip: To avoid posting sideways pics, shoot with the phone horizontal, not vertical. Or take the picture into a computer and rotate it correctly before posting.
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  21. ScotO

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    Thanks for reviving this thread Jeff.......same problem here. Got my replacement phone several weeks ago and posting pictures was a PITA, forgot all about this thread. Luckily, I was subscribed to it from a long time ago and it popped up on my messages........

    Thanks to Pen for 'stickifying' it!
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    pen There are some who call me...mod. Staff Member

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    I like your spelling better
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  23. dafattkidd

    dafattkidd Minister of Fire

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    Any hints for windows phones? I can't post pics from my phone. Thanks.
  24. DexterDay

    DexterDay Guest

    Whats it saying??
    File to large? Not found? Etc..??
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    dafattkidd Minister of Fire

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    When I click upload a file a message pops up saying upload a file with a bar and the word browse. From that point I cannot do anything. I can't type words in the bar and I can't click browse. The screen reacts to my finger touching it, but nothing happens. Cannot browse files, can't even type in a file name. Anyone else use a windows phone on hearth?

    for the record: in every other way this phone is awesome. Very happy with windows as a mobile operating system.

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