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Having trouble !

Am I the only one not getting the smileys to work. I am also not able to get my pictures to post in the threads. Anyone ?

Quinton

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I'm pretty sure that your the

I'm pretty sure that your the only one having problems as I posted a couple from my fishing trip just the other day. Everything went as normal putting them in. The faces you used today are showing up for me but the ones you have been using in the past did not. So actually today is the first time I have seen the faces work for you.

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photos & smileys

Quinton, are the photo posting problems with photos uploaded on our servers, or with code you use to post within the thread? If I recall most of your photos are posted with your code. Can you direct us to an example post, so we can look at the code?

About the smileys, for some reason there is a glitch when an extra space is added before or after a smiley - so if you hit the space bar after you enter a smiley, it most likely won't show up. You can go back and edit your posts and see if that is indeed the case.

 

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Thanks for the reply !

The only reason my smileys are working today is because I am copying and pasting them. As for the photos I am using the direct link on my photobucket like always. What is happening is when I insert it using the little tree, it is showing the size of the pic in the little boxes for the size (which it never did before), and then it brings up a new insert box that is empty and not putting the pic in the post. It does not show anything in the post.

If I have to I will use the system for the forum, but I like it better when the pics are a little bigger and you do not have to click on them. Thanks again !

Quinton

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photos

Did you insert photos previously by clicking on the "tree" icon? Or did you insert code directly into the post? When using the popup window, it always shows you the dimension of the photos. We prefer if the photos are very large that they be sized down some, so they don't spill over the edge of the forum. You can size down the first number, then leave the second blank and it will automatically size your picture proportionately. Try 500 or 600 wide and see how that works. Also, don't forget to click on the "insert" button at the bottom of the popup window. That should place the photo where you had placed your cursor to start with.

When placing code from exterior sites into the popup window, make sure it starts with http:// and does not have other code around it.

If you use our system, your photos can actually be much larger and viewers see a much nicer image when they click on the thumbnail. Also, when they click on the first photo, an arrow appears and they can click through to see all of your images without going back to your post.

Let us know if you have any additional questions or problems.

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Still not working !

Let me explain it a little further. When I click on a smiley it does not even put it on the line in the post. I can put my direct link from photo bucket directly into the post and it will work, but you have to click on it to see it.

It may be my daughter's computer, but it was working for me before. Mine is still not fixed. :a2

Let me know if you have any ideas.

Quinton

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You might try clearing your

You might try clearing your cache (browsing history) in the browser, maybe something (a script) is broken and hanging things up in your browser.  Are you using IE? After clearing your cache close the program then restart.

Try another browser, like Google's Chrome.

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One more idea, is javascript

One more idea, is javascript blocked in your browser? If yes, then the features you described won't work properly.

If you are using IE8, sometimes the "compatibility" button can be accidentally clicked as well. It's right beside the refresh/reload button at the very top. I've done that myself and had problems on BGH, then realized that button had been clicked. You do NOT want to run this site in compatibility mode.

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Thank you !!!

Thanks much for the help !!! Thumbs up It was the compatibility button. Yes

Thanks again

Quinton

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Super! Amazing how small

Super! Amazing how small things can create an aggravating problem. Glad we finally found the solution! Thumbs up

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Hey Quinton, maybe you're

Hey Quinton, maybe you're just not a happy person, so smilies avoid you.... Wink

 

lol

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