Advanced Adding Attachments to Posts

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  1. bangster

    bangster Super Moderator

    Jan 1, 2005
    Advanced Information on Adding Attachments to Posts


    Here's what you'll see to start with.
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    Click on the picture to bring up this window:
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    Set the radio buttons for alignment and size, and click OK. You only get this when you are in Edit mode


    When in Advanced mode, you can attach more documents than just pictures (pdfs, docs, etc.) by using the Paperclip.

    Click on the Paperclip icon in the menu bar of the message window (editing window).
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    A Picture Window & Attachments Window will open. If this is the first picture you have ever uploaded, the Picture Window will be empty. Otherwise it will show all of your previous uploads. Click on the Add Files button.

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    The Add Files Window will open. Click on the Select Files button.

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    A Getfile window will open, showing files on your computer. Browse your computer and select the files you wish to upload. Click Open.

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    Their names will show up in the Add File Window. Click the Upload Files button

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    The upload will take place. The uploaded file will appear in the Picture Window and in the Attachment Window. "Selected" files in the Attachment Window are the ones ready to be attached to your message. To select a file, drag it into lower Attachment Window. Click on the check box lower right. If there are other files in the Picture Window you wish to attach, drag them to the Attachment Window and Select them (click on them).

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    Go to the Message Window. Pull down the menu from the Paperclip icon. It will show the names of all the files in the Attachment Window. Click on the ones you wish to attach.

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    The attached file will appear in the Message Window, located at the insertion point, as a Thumbnail that will expand when clicked in the posted message.

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    You can edit the size and location as described above.

    Here are the file types that may be uploaded. Disregard the "Max File Size" column. It has been superseded by much larger numbers.

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    Make sure that your pic is oriented correctly (right-side up instead of sideways) before you send it. If it isn't, the Message Board software can't rotate it for you.

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