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Posting Inline Images? I've read how-to's but still having problems

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  1. Zorg

    Zorg Full Member

    Hi. I've read 'retired1's excellent posts and some others about how to insert inline images in a post.

    I've tried 'insert image', 'insert media', and 'upload file'. The first two, of course, are looking for a URL and I'm not using one.

    I read somewhere about an option to insert image from gallery (I did create an album in media gallery) but haven't been given that option when editing my posts.

    I've seen reference to using a BB code but I can't quite fathom the syntax.

    When uploading a file I get this: PRAIRIEDOGtwo.jpg
    Or sometimes this PRAIRIEDOGtwo.jpg pd2.jpg pd2.jpg
    Well, in 'Preview' that's not really working but in one post, I got both an image and 'view attachment ####'(a broken link). Hope someone can help. Thanks!
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  2. Zorg

    Zorg Full Member

    Oops — well, strangely... that sorta worked...unexpectedly. My last post in another forum was as described above (or below, as the case may be). But clearly, I don't quite know what I'm doing, so results are totally random. And here, the pics are kind of in-line but what line, exactly, are they in? Obviously, could still use some help. Thanks
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  3. Snicks

    Snicks Super Member Verified Member ECF Veteran

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    May 7, 2013
    Riverside, CA
    Uploading images into your post is very easy. Make sure the image is saved on your PC somewhere and then click on the "Upload a File" button at the bottom of the reply or start thread page. Select your picture and then click 'open' and the site will upload the picture. Once uploaded you need to click on 'thumbnail' or 'full image' depending on how you want the image presented.Do this before submitting your post. You will see the option listed to select.

    Samples below:

    Full Image

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  4. BrotherBob

    BrotherBob ECF Guru ECF Veteran

    Dec 24, 2014
    Cut and paste works for me most times. I have a right click option that will allow me to copy image from the internet to my clip board also. If I go to my in computer picture files, I can copy from there too. You might want to experiment using multiple methods to adjust the finish paste results by playing in the sandbox.
    re: The Sandbox
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  5. bombastinator

    bombastinator ECF Guru Verified Member ECF Veteran

    Sep 12, 2010
    MN USA
    Well at least you’re stuck with subterranean mammals. It could’ve worse :D
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  6. sonicbomb

    sonicbomb Vaping Master Verified Member ECF Veteran

    Feb 17, 2015
    1187 Hunterwasser
    Or use to upload the image, right click on the image and save location, then use 'image' icon on the menu bar and paste in the url you just saved.
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  7. Winblows

    Winblows Super Member ECF Veteran

    Feb 10, 2017
    Copenhagen (UTC+1)
    ... and when you use an image library like as @sonicbomb mentions, you show it in your message as:
    [img]<HTTP link to your image here >[/img]
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  8. Katdarling

    Katdarling Blinged mods and poli-TIX ready! Verified Member ECF Veteran

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    Jan 25, 2011
    As Snicks mentioned, I also use the images on my computer to insert in posts. Another option, using those pics, is to simply drag and drop into the post. (you will still have to choose, as Snicks also said, full image or thumbnail)
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  9. Zorg

    Zorg Full Member

    Too true, bombastinator. Coulda been...


    Thanks for all your help, everybody.

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