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  1. Standard member pythagoras
    The mathlete.
    09 Jan '06 01:53
    I am a subscriber on this site but I can't figure out how to get a picture. What does it mean 'upload a picture onto the internet then enter the URL here'? Why can't I just select one from the My Pictures folder on my computer like you do on most other sites?
    pythagoras.
  2. Standard member celticcountry
    Copyright ©2001-2006
    09 Jan '06 02:10
    Originally posted by pythagoras
    I am a subscriber on this site but I can't figure out how to get a picture. What does it mean 'upload a picture onto the internet then enter the URL here'? Why can't I just select one from the My Pictures folder on my computer like you do on most other sites?
    pythagoras.
    you can upload one from your computer.

    but you need to upload it somwhere else first.

    then create a link from there to this site. i.e your profile.

    imagecave.com do free hosting.

    and its a doddle to use.
  3. 09 Jan '06 03:08
    Originally posted by pythagoras
    I am a subscriber on this site but I can't figure out how to get a picture. What does it mean 'upload a picture onto the internet then enter the URL here'? Why can't I just select one from the My Pictures folder on my computer like you do on most other sites?
    pythagoras.
    "Uploading" is moving something from your computer on to the web.

    The reason you can't just use a picture on your computer is because other computers would not be able to see it.

    Many sites on the web allow you to open an account for free and then upload pictures. There's the one mentioned above and also www.photobucket.com.

    Once your pictures are uploaded you should be able to cut and paste the URL, which (on most sites) appears underneath the (uploaded) picture.
  4. 09 Jan '06 07:54 / 1 edit
    Or Imageshack where you don't have to open an account or register or anything, just click on the browse button to your picture then the host it button. Copy the URL and bob's your uncle etc etc.

    http://imageshack.us/


    I also use photobucket [as mentioned above] for my own saved photos.
  5. 10 Jan '06 16:04
    Originally posted by celticcountry
    you can upload one from your computer.

    but you need to upload it somwhere else first.

    then create a link from there to this site. i.e your profile.

    imagecave.com do free hosting.

    and its a doddle to use.
    I would like to upload a pic myself cc, have one on image shack like you said but I'm a bit clueless as to getting the pic to appear on my rhp profile. please help if poss thanks
  6. Subscriber Ragnorak
    For RHP addons...
    10 Jan '06 16:59
    Originally posted by 00wooks
    I would like to upload a pic myself cc, have one on image shack like you said but I'm a bit clueless as to getting the pic to appear on my rhp profile. please help if poss thanks
    Go to "MY Settings", then either "My Forum settings" for your forum avatar or "My Profile settings for your profile picture.

    Then copy the image URL into the "Avatar URL" or "Profile Photo" boxes.

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  7. 10 Jan '06 18:54
    Originally posted by Ragnorak
    Go to "MY Settings", then either "My Forum settings" for your forum avatar or "My Profile settings for your profile picture.

    Then copy the image URL into the "Avatar URL" or "Profile Photo" boxes.

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    just as I posted that I twigged and did that self same thing, thanks anyway ragnorak
  8. Standard member pythagoras
    The mathlete.
    12 Jan '06 03:13
    Ok thankyou muchly guys and girls I get it now, as you can probably see from my picture!
  9. Standard member Frank Burns
    Great Big Stees
    12 Jan '06 20:22
    I did as per the instructions, thanks everyone. But it doesn't seem to be accepting my avatar. I get the usual blank box with an X in it. Why is that?
  10. Subscriber Ragnorak
    For RHP addons...
    12 Jan '06 20:26 / 1 edit
    Originally posted by Frank Burns
    I did as per the instructions, thanks everyone. But it doesn't seem to be accepting my avatar. I get the usual blank box with an X in it. Why is that?
    Your link is all wrong. Get rid of all the writing in the box and just copy in the address from wherever you have it hosted.

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  11. Standard member Frank Burns
    Great Big Stees
    12 Jan '06 20:31
    Originally posted by Ragnorak
    You link is all wrong. Get rid of all the writing in the box and just copy in the address from wherever you have it hosted.

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    Thanks Ragnorak, I think I see what you mean. I'll have to try it from home as here at work they are blocking it.

    FB