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Adding Images to PM's

Post by yachtsman1 » Mon Jan 06, 2014 8:01 am

I recently got a PM & wanted to add a couple of images to my reply, but couldn't seem to find how. Found the image icon but this asked for a URL, the images were on my PC, so no URL?
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Re: Adding Images to PM's

Post by John » Mon Jan 06, 2014 8:43 am

PMs aren't intended for uploading images to, so you'd have to e-mail your recipient and attach the image to that. You can only upload images directly into the forum area.
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Re: Adding Images to PM's

Post by yachtsman1 » Mon Jan 06, 2014 9:45 am

That seems a shame, I can do that with other forums, is it a server load
problem, what about if the image is on Flickr.
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Re: Adding Images to PM's

Post by PhilipHowe » Mon Jan 06, 2014 10:22 am

If the image is on flickr, then just copy the address of the image and use the URL as you suggested in your first post.
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Re: Adding Images to PM's

Post by PhilipHowe » Mon Jan 06, 2014 10:23 am

I highly recomending using dropbox for what you've suggested though (link below), then you can just use a link, but the file is on your computer and in your dropbox cloud private area.
http://philiphowe.co.uk
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Re: Adding Images to PM's

Post by John » Mon Jan 06, 2014 10:43 am

Dropbox is fine for file sharing, so good advice from PhilipH.
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Re: Adding Images to PM's

Post by yachtsman1 » Mon Jan 06, 2014 10:56 am

Hi All
I use 3 hosting sites, Mediafire being the most used, then Dropbox & infrequently Beechbrook, which is privately run. Been problems reported recently on the PTE forum with Dropbox not accepting Zip files, I haven't had the problem myself, but I don't use it that much. I have around 6GB stored on Mfire.
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