Can't figure out how to add pictures to a message???

Discussion in 'Tips On Using The Board' started by Paul Stewart, Jan 24, 2018.

  1. Paul Stewart

    Paul Stewart Well-Known Member

  2. tubecatgs

    tubecatgs Finally a 4 speed......

    I can't seem to do it from my phone as the pics are always too big and receive an error. However, from my laptop I open the pic, take a screen shot, paste in "paint" and then crop/copy a smaller section of the pic and either save it smaller and upload or even just paste the smaller version into the text box of the message or post and that seems to work.
  3. Brett Slater

    Brett Slater Super Moderator Staff Member

    I've used a photo host like Imgur and just copied and pasted the BB link.
  4. Jim Weise

    Jim Weise 1000+HP

    Several months ago we installed an automatic image resizer.. works for almost all big pictures, some cel phones take crazy high res pictures and just need to be set to a more normal resolution for posting on the board here.

    To add a picture:
    Click upload a file
    select the picture you want..double click it
    It uploads automatically.. you select thumbnail or full image..

    70 cylinder casting flaw 006.jpg
    Yup, still works..

    Oooh, supercharged motor, dig the dog dishes..

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  5. Brett Slater

    Brett Slater Super Moderator Staff Member


    Are you talking about posting in a thread or a PM?
  6. 1972Mach1

    1972Mach1 Just some M.M.O.G. guy.....

    I've also been wondering about how to add a pic to a "conversation" or "private message". I haven't been able to figure that out from my phone or computer. Thanks!
  7. Brett Slater

    Brett Slater Super Moderator Staff Member

    I've done it using Imgur by copying and pasting the BB link.

    Seems that's only doable via the mobile site and not the app at the moment but it works.
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