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WHY CAN"T WE JUST COPY AND PASTE ON THIS SITE?

Discussion in 'Shooting Related Threads' started by senior smoke, Jul 28, 2010.

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  1. senior smoke

    senior smoke Well-Known Member

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    Hello:
    I really enjoy this site, BUT, why can't we just be able to copy and paste to put pictures on this site? For some reason my computer will not allow me to post pictures the way this site has it set up? I have had numerous people walk me through attempting to post pictures, etc. Never works, and none of them know why it won't work. It would make it so much easier to just copy and paste?
    Steve Balistreri
     
  2. goatskin

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    ask Bob Lawless ...
     
  3. Unknown1

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    Steve, specifically what are you trying to "copy and paste"? the photo? the web address of the photo? what?

    In order to appear on the forum in a posting, a photo has to have an internet address.

    Photos that exist in websites on the internet have web addresses but in most cases it's illegal to link directly to them and have them appear someplace else.

    Photos that live in files in your computer don't have an internet address so no one can see them but you. How did those photos get into your computer.

    If you transfer (upload) one of your photos to this web site's photo server, it receives an internet address and can be seen by everyone.

    MK
     
  4. Joe Potosky

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    Click on Insert/Upload Image.

    Browse (Find the photo on your computer).

    upload.

    Select if you wish for the photo to be before or after the wording in your posting.

    If you get a message that the window is trying to close, click yes.


    joepotosky_2008_03034.jpg


    If your on dialup, it may take some time for the photo to upload to the server.
     
  5. 3dram8

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    I think it was because the paste would make David's server stick now and then. ;>) ....Rick
     
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    Joe,

    Before you edited your post, you indicated that it was no longer true that photos posted here needed an internet address. That's wrong. Everything seen on the internet has an internet address. This is the internet address assigned to your photo by this web site's server. It can be found in the source code for your posting:

    <center>http://www.trapshooters.com/uploads/joepotosky_2008_03034.jpg</center>

    Click on it and your photo will appear independently of the forum. It will also come up in a Google search if the proper parameters are used in the search query. A couple of your other posted photos and the web sites they were posted in come up in a Bing image search using just your sign-in name. Anybody anywhere can see it if they click this address because it's now stored on TS.com's servers at that address.

    MK
     
  7. senior smoke

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    Thanks, I will try one last time. My wife just said people like me should have to take a computer course before a store sells one to people like myself. She offered to help me and I told her I can do it myself. She said I must be one of the most stubborn people on this earth.
    Steve Balistreri
     
  8. Joe Potosky

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    RE internet address:

    Previously on this site you had to host your photo on another server and link to the photo. No longer an issue...

    Yes. it's true every photo has an address on this type of board, but no longer, as all can post photos directly to this talkboard via there hard drive.

    Was just trying to keep the answer simple and not confuse...
     
  9. senior smoke

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    Hello:
    I can get the picture to show when I ask to upload, but I can't get the picture to post on this thread?
     
  10. SilverShooter

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    Wow...lots of great advice, explanations and helpful hints on how to upload images into the threads.

    ...but no answer as to why you cannot "cut and paste" images into the threads. Oh well.

    Where am i going with this? How about some emoticon? ...now that woould make TS interesting!
     
  11. short shucker

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    There are reasons why some posters shouldn't post pic's here anyway!

    Emoticon's? What is this kindergarden class.

    ss
     
  12. wayneo

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    Silver, it has been answered, pics need an internet address to be viewed on this forum, copy and paste can't do that. Photo-bucket and other servers can give your pics an address, TS.Com's server does the same thing now, so no reason to use photo-bucket anymore, unless thats where you like to store pics. Wayne
     
  13. JACK

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    You must be from Wisconxin. You cannot cut/copy/paste pctures. and your problem is that in Wisconsin thye only know Kodak adn other gif pictures. The server only accepts JPGs or jpegs. Smoke If you re doigng gifs (and you prob dont' know the difference), you will never work with the simple TS.com system.

    I'll help whenever you want to contact me.

    SS I'm fro Wisconsin. I understand how to coach you thru this

    715-262-8556 AM

    Jack
     
  14. Steve W

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    MIA/Jack point out a very good point, thei site only accept "jpg" or jpeg" files. If your photos are in other formats, you'll still need "photobucket"

    If this is the case, try this:

    <a href="http://photobucket.com" target="_blank"> postpic2.png </a>
     
  15. X Trap 2

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    ^UP....
     
  16. senior smoke

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    I been attempting this all night long. Finally I have a neighbor who is in computers and he says the problem is on my end. Thanks for all your help.
    Steve
     
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    "Life is a period of adjustment."
     
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