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#145984 - 10/04/07 09:21 PM making thumbnails
zoomway Offline

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Since some members of this message board, myself included, have their computers set to 800x600 resolution and because the viewable post space on the message board is actually about 560 pixels wide, there's a rule about keeping images to 555 pixels wide or less to avoid problems with lateral scroll.

This, however, doesn't mean that larger pictures can't be accessed and one way to share larger pictures is by making a clickable thumbnail picture that leads to the larger version.

Make sure if you have popup blockers that you allow zoomway.net to be exempt.



Click the URL button.



This first screen will pop up. In the space provided type in the location of the LARGE picture you want to share.



Then click "OK", which will cause the next screen to pop up.



On this screen you will put in the location of the thumbnail picture, but use the image tags. For example:



Be sure to bracket the URL with image tags as shown above, but only on the second popup screen.



This is the result. Just make sure you create a small version of your large picture and upload both to your website, or to a free picture hosting site like Photo Bucket .

Feel free to practice in this thread. You should have an image program on your computer that allows you to resize pictures so that you can make thumbnails. Just make sure that you use 'save as...' and give the smaller version of the picture a different file name. This also prevents you from accidentally overwriting the larger picture.

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#145985 - 10/05/07 06:26 AM Re: making thumbnails
loislane_kent Offline
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Registered: 11/10/06
Posts: 1437
Loc: Philippines


ok..I did it!! is that really my picture will not show??

it just the red box and a line?? but when you click it, it will show..
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#145986 - 10/05/07 09:13 AM Re: making thumbnails
Vanda Detroit Offline
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Registered: 07/17/06
Posts: 2364
Loc: EU
This is the address of your big picture: http://i101.photobucket.com/albums/m51/charmaine_joyce/LoisClarkPubPhotosHQ33.jpg

And this is the address of you small picture
http://i101.photobucket.com/albums/m51/charmaine_joyce/LoisClarkPubPhotosHQ33_small.jpg

But there isn't a small pic image - I can't see it! Be sure you really made a small pic and uploaded it. That's why you can see only the pic when you click on the red box. You need to upload the small pic and try it again.

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#145987 - 10/05/07 09:35 AM Re: making thumbnails
loislane_kent Offline
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Registered: 11/10/06
Posts: 1437
Loc: Philippines
ah..ok thanks.
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#145988 - 10/05/07 03:07 PM Re: making thumbnails
BSDDomi Offline
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Registered: 02/22/05
Posts: 25
Loc: Germany
This is what a clickable thumbnail looks like if you host the picture on imageshack. Please note that you need to use special forum code and that html tags do not always work:




And this is the code you get:

Code:
 
[URL=http://img410.imageshack.us/my.php?image=loisclarkpubphotoshq33is3.jpg] [IMG]http://img410.imageshack.us/img410/8409/loisclarkpubphotoshq33is3.th.jpg[/IMG][/URL]

 

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#145989 - 10/05/07 10:35 PM Re: making thumbnails
zoomway Offline

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loislane_kent, I pasted your small photo URL into the browser and it didn't show up. It said "page not found" so go back into your photo bucket account and make sure the picture is there. Paste it into a browser and see if it shows up.

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#145990 - 11/05/07 01:42 AM Re: making thumbnails
loislane_kent Offline
Lane and Kent

Registered: 11/10/06
Posts: 1437
Loc: Philippines


Lol, at last, I made it!! hahaha..
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Thanks a lot FOLCs!!!

Yours,
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#145991 - 08/09/08 03:50 AM Re: making thumbnails
living not existing Offline
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Registered: 06/16/08
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#215398 - 10/07/08 06:54 PM Re: making thumbnails [Re: living not existing]
ColinT Offline
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Registered: 07/27/02
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Loc: San Diego
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