topbanner.gif
Login
Username

Password




Not a member yet?
Click here to register.

Forgotten your password?
Request a new one here.
Shoutbox
You must login to post a message.

10/25/2021 3:16 PM
MendoEB, Welcome to HRO! Welcome

10/21/2021 2:41 AM
muckymuck, mckinleyharris and williamjonex welcome cup

10/19/2021 6:22 AM
Welcome tarunk!

10/17/2021 12:40 PM
Ploni and nader fouad, Welcome!

10/15/2021 2:19 AM
merlot85, maycondelpiero and hoeltz, Welcome !

In Memory Of Ginny
Donations

Latest Donations
JackH - 25.00
snwcmpr - 10.00
Anonymous - 2.00
Anonymous - 5.00
Anonymous - 5.00
Users Online
Guests Online: 16

Members Online: 0

Total Members: 7,370
Newest Member: MendoEB

View Thread

Who is here? 1 guest(s)
 Print Thread
How to Attach Pictures to Posts
seedlings
Before attaching a picture or file to a post, there are two key rules:

1) The picture must be less than 500 x500 pixels.
2) The file must be less than 97.66Kb

So, all of us with 7+ megapixel camreas have to do some editing otherwise the picture won't attach.

How do you know if your picture is too big? Hover your mouse over the thumbnail or icon of the picture on your computer. The little popup box will say "Dimensions: 1600x1200" or larger or smaller (or right click and go to "Properties"). 1600 pixels is too large. Homeroasters wants 500 pixels as the largest dimension. So... some math:

500 / Largest Dimension = % reduction required

In our case that's:
500 / 1600 = .3125 or 31% (always round DOWN)

Now, open your picture in MS Paint (right click, select "Open With" then "Paint"). Go to "Image" then "Strech/skew". In the Horizontal AND Vertical windows type in the % reduction, 31 in our case. Click OK. Save the file, and use this as the attachment! Viola!

How to attach it? When you go to make a new post, or to add a reply to an existing post, you'll see the "Attachment" section right above the "Preview Thread" and "Post Thread" buttons. Click "Browse" then find your re-sized image and attach it.

If you click "Preview Thread" you won't see your picture AND you will have to RE-ATTACH it before clicking "Post Thread". You must have typed something in the window in order to attach a picture.

Any trouble, just contact an Admin or Moderator by clicking on a name, then send a "PM" (Personal Message) and we'll help you pretty quick.

CHAD
Roaster: CoffeeAir II 2# DIY air roaster
Grinder: Vintage Grindmaster 500
Brewers: Vintage Cory DCU DCL, Aeropress, Press, Osaka Titanium pourover
Jump to Forum:

Similar Threads

Thread Forum Replies Last Post
How to Attach Pictures to Posts Building a Coffee Roaster 1 08/02/2015 4:31 PM
Have read all posts of Quest M3 Quest M3 Roaster 9 11/30/2013 12:04 AM
Editing Your Own Posts TROUBLE with the forum? 13 05/21/2013 5:15 PM
Probat pictures, anyone? Member Photo's, Blogs, Websites and Pod Casts 28 06/03/2012 1:19 AM
Wandering Posts TROUBLE with the forum? 6 05/31/2012 4:16 PM
Homeroasters Association Logo, and all Content, Images, and Icons © 2005-2016 Homeroasters Association - Logos are the property of their respective owners.
Powered by PHP-Fusion Copyright © 2021 PHP-Fusion Inc
Released as free software without warranties under GNU Affero GPL v3
Designed with by NetriX