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Still confused about Image Hosting
« on: April 27, 2012, 09:45:33 AM »
I'd like to clean out my Image Hosting page here, but if I do that will the images also be deleted from the threads in which they are used?

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Re: Still confused about Image Hosting
« Reply #1 on: April 28, 2012, 06:26:34 AM »
If they were pointing to your image hosting page and you delete them then yes they will be gone. You can attach the images directly to your posts and then delete them from you image hosting and be fine.

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Re: Still confused about Image Hosting
« Reply #2 on: April 28, 2012, 07:18:29 AM »
The "attach" part is what I'm missing.  I insert [ img ] url [ /img ] in my post.  Is that attached?  I was assuming it was linked to the url.

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Re: Still confused about Image Hosting
« Reply #3 on: April 28, 2012, 07:24:46 AM »
Open the Attachment and other options and attach your file, then you can use the img tag to point to that attachment if you want as such:




« Last Edit: April 28, 2012, 07:27:03 AM by Indrid Cold »

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Re: Still confused about Image Hosting
« Reply #4 on: April 28, 2012, 07:28:56 AM »
You see the attachment at the bottom of the previous post, also it has been inserted into the post via the url of the attachment with the img tag. That allows you to have the image appear within the text and several can be placed in any order between formatted text.
« Last Edit: April 28, 2012, 07:31:56 AM by Indrid Cold »

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Re: Still confused about Image Hosting
« Reply #5 on: April 28, 2012, 08:33:16 AM »
also it has been inserted into the post via the url of the attachment with the img tag. That allows you to have the image appear within the text and several can be placed in any order between formatted text.
So, if I want the image to be properly placed within the text of the post I must use the url link to the image host, and I can't attach it?  Or is there some way to attach the image using the img tag?

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Re: Still confused about Image Hosting
« Reply #6 on: April 28, 2012, 11:50:57 AM »
also it has been inserted into the post via the url of the attachment with the img tag. That allows you to have the image appear within the text and several can be placed in any order between formatted text.
So, if I want the image to be properly placed within the text of the post I must use the url link to the image host, and I can't attach it?  Or is there some way to attach the image using the img tag?
You don't attach anything with an img tag, you refer to it with an img tag. To attach it to your post, you have to attach it. Here I am going to refer to the attachment from an earlier post: and it can be within the formatted text at any point. If I delete the attachment from the earlier post, it's gone from both;(

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Re: Still confused about Image Hosting
« Reply #7 on: May 01, 2012, 08:03:43 AM »
Figured it out. Attach image.  Insert image tag. Right-click copy link location from attached image.  Insert copied link location into image tag.

Thanks, Indrid.

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Re: Still confused about Image Hosting
« Reply #8 on: May 01, 2012, 10:31:23 AM »
Sweet, glad you got it workin'

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Re: Still confused about Image Hosting
« Reply #9 on: May 07, 2012, 07:16:00 AM »
Would you like a way to archive images so they're not in the list but aren't deleted?
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Re: Still confused about Image Hosting
« Reply #10 on: May 07, 2012, 11:10:34 AM »
Would you like a way to archive images so they're not in the list but aren't deleted?
My idea was to reduce storage space on your server, and make it easier to find current images to link to (move them off the list?), but I guess if they're stored in the messages they'll take up as much space as they will in my image hosting file.

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Re: Still confused about Image Hosting
« Reply #11 on: May 14, 2012, 06:49:35 AM »
Most people have free storage space on their ISP's server that they probably don't even know about. You might want to check with your provider and see how much webspace they provide with your account. That could be another alternative for image storage.

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Re: Still confused about Image Hosting
« Reply #12 on: May 15, 2012, 07:43:06 AM »
Compared to the maps the images are a pretty small chunk so I'm not that worried...
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