A guide to attaching photos on the forum

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A guide to attaching photos on the forum

Post by Blackadder43 » Thu Feb 15, 2018 9:38 pm

So, you want to attach a photo using the MDF forum as the host for your photo.

Firstly make sure your picture is within the site’s maximum size limits.
Maximum size permitted is 600 pixels (width) x 850 pixels (height) and the actual file size of the image cannot exceed 300kb.

There are various free resizing apps available on the web, such as picresize. A guide to resizing can be found here


Open a new thread (or click reply to an existing thread).
Write your text in the text box and then click "Attachments".

image1a.jpg

Then, click "Add files" and find your photo on your PC and click ok to upload it.

IMAGE2A.jpg

Then, click "Preview" to make sure the photo has attached correctly and is the correct one.

IMAGE3A.jpg
Remember you can only post 4 pictures directly onto the MDF each day.
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Re: A guide to attaching photos on the forum

Post by Easylife » Tue Apr 03, 2018 12:47 am

Hi BA, No probs with image dimensions but 300kb, what luxury if only I could? I am quite familiar with image resizing etc but my PC must still be working on old time because 150kb still gets the "file too big", so I have to work to 149kb or less as ever which is no prob but am just curious about the new proclaimed 300kb image size. So not actually noticed any changes at all.
Basically if my image is say 590 X 400 pixels and 150kb I cannot upload it. But 149kb and no probs, so what is this 300kb all about?. :D
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Re: A guide to attaching photos on the forum

Post by Oxgirl36 » Tue Apr 03, 2018 1:00 am

Easylife I really have no idea why you are having this issue. I’ve raised it with the other mods and we’ll get back to you tomorrow once we’ve had a look ::g
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Re: A guide to attaching photos on the forum

Post by Easylife » Tue Apr 03, 2018 1:21 am

Oxgirl36 wrote:
Tue Apr 03, 2018 1:00 am
Easylife I really have no idea why you are having this issue. I’ve raised it with the other mods and we’ll get back to you tomorrow once we’ve had a look ::g
Thanks OG, It is not an issue for me but just wondered why it seemingly works differently for some?
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Re: A guide to attaching photos on the forum

Post by fred » Tue Apr 03, 2018 2:57 am

Interesting. I misread something and have been posting photos reduced to just below 650 pixels wide without any problem. :D

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