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How to post a pic in easy steps, with pics!


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#1 spence

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Posted 23 May 2017 - 01:18 AM

James, I sure wan't to, but need coaching all the way pal

 

I have (3) avatars &  for months all set   Tracy in it all of them (not fond of 2 of them, but the one from A Gudy Named Joe is settled on

   with Bomber Jacket, BUT

 

My A #! world though be of"Black RocK

 

(RUNERS-UP: Sinatra, but only in the mid 1955 p[ost Ava Years, when he & Capitol , produced some of the all-time greatest number! 165 or so)

 

 

WHEN YOU GET ANOTHER MINUTE, PLEASE ASSIST
US TCM-ITES Must stick together, with what I seen on it's horizon

 

 

THANK
 



#2 jamesjazzguitar

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Posted 08 May 2017 - 12:03 PM

Hey everybody, Slaytonf was kind enough to point out to me in a private message that linking to your LinkedIn photo can have security issues. So think twice about following my instructions for uploading your pic.

 

Yes,  clearly if people find someone on LinkedIn a lot of personal info is disclosed that one may NOT wish disclosed at this forum.

 

Oh,  and that sound advise was perfect coming for your avatar,  John Garfield;   Sadly that man's right to privacy was invaded and many believe the associated stress lead to his early death.    Garfield was unique and a fine actor.



#3 im4cinema2

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Posted 08 May 2017 - 07:44 AM

What ever photo you choose for your profile pic/avatar what ever your statement will be heard in my mind of the star your picked.



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Posted 30 December 2016 - 12:07 PM

Hey everybody, Slaytonf was kind enough to point out to me in a private message that linking to your LinkedIn photo can have security issues. So think twice about following my instructions for uploading your pic.



#5 slaytonf

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Posted 29 December 2016 - 10:19 PM

Thanks for your response.  I did it mostly for others interested in posting a pic, as I, being the retiring type, demur.  Looks like you operate in the Microsoft universe.  For Apple-freaks, select the pic, at the bottom of the menu click on Copy Image Address for the info to post.



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Posted 29 December 2016 - 11:57 AM

there are two ways TCM says you can attach a pic to your profile. The first one, by simply uploading a pic from your computer, does not work. The second option, to enter a URL (website link with your photo), is the only option that works. So you might be thinking "what websites have my photo on them?" Well, if you have a photo on your Facebook page or on a site like LinkedIn, then you have what you need. In my case, I went to my LinkedIn profile, put the cursor over my pic and hit right click. A box opens and you scroll down and click "properties." Another box opens and in the middle of that box shows the website address for your photo (the URL). Double click and copy and paste that URL into box on the TCM website where it says "enter the URL here." And that should work. Good luck!!



#7 slaytonf

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Posted 28 December 2016 - 06:50 PM

Any way to post your discoveries?



#8 JPepperDC

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Posted 28 December 2016 - 01:27 PM

I finally figured it out. If anybody else needs help posting their profile pic, hit me up



#9 JPepperDC

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Posted 23 December 2016 - 12:45 PM

why is it so difficult to post a pic of myself to my profile?



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Posted 05 September 2016 - 05:13 PM

How do you get a photo next to your name?

 

 

That is an: avatar.

 

The process to add one to your account is to click on your username at very top of screen, select: "My Settings," select first button under settings which is: "Change My Photo" and then adding desired photo as instructed in box.

 

You will need an image which is approx. two hundred pixels square and is less than 50kB in size. The image can be on your computer or on photo-hosting site.


My Avatar: Little girl ghost from "義足のMoses"

 

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#11 hollywoodfire

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Posted 05 September 2016 - 12:22 AM

How do you get a photo next to your name?
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#12 slaytonf

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Posted 21 August 2016 - 10:10 PM

Unless you see this:

 

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You can't use a url to put a pic in your post.



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Posted 21 August 2016 - 09:30 PM

Don't ask me how John Garfield ended up sideways.

 

What I did was go to the TCM Site, switch to the full version, then click on the reply button.  You will see at the bottom of the reply field an option to upload a pic.  Click on that and choose your file.  I have screenshots of what it looks like on my android phone.  The toggle button for switching between the versions is at the bottom on the message board screen.

 

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#14 slaytonf

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Posted 21 August 2016 - 09:16 PM

This is from my android phone.

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Posted 21 August 2016 - 08:45 PM

Who made your stupid android mobile tablet?

 

OK, I have looked at my stupid android mobile phone.  It's true in the android system, you don't get any of the options a normal computer user would.  The best you can do is maybe upload a pic from your device to the site.  It won't show up in the body of your post, only show up as a thumbnail that people will have to click on to enlarge.  I say maybe because I haven't done it and don't know if it'll work.

 

I think you said you were computer-challenged, so I hope what I say now will not confuse you.  On your tablet, you can probably see the TCM site in two versions.  One that is adapted for the android system called the mobile version, and one for normal computers called the full version.  It is more difficult to use on mobile devices than even the mobile version.  Somewhere on the message board page there is the option to switch back and forth from either version.  

 

I'll be seeing right now if I can do it and get back to you.



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Posted 24 July 2016 - 08:12 PM

What a disaster!  Let me get this clear, spence, you want to use a picture of Spencer Tracy for little inset by the side of your posts, right?  If I'm right it's called an avatar.



#17 Kid Dabb

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Posted 24 July 2016 - 07:48 PM

Copy / Paste one of these lines below to get the different pictures here. The first line is the first picture; the second line is the second picture; and so on...

 

http://i.imgur.com/CR8as8X.jpg
http://i.imgur.com/cD3Q3Mo.jpg
http://i.imgur.com/4IbayfH.jpg
http://i.imgur.com/isk4v8V.jpg
http://i.imgur.com/dhFs5Qy.jpg
http://i.imgur.com/K2ysQVO.jpg
http://i.imgur.com/0ogGzYQ.jpg

 

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..we've got 30 days until spence returns...


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Posted 24 July 2016 - 05:42 PM

See, for some strange reason "The Paste" button will not work?

You have to COPY first - this activates the PASTE button - then PASTE


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Posted 24 July 2016 - 05:37 PM

We'll get slayton to change the thread title to 'How to quote a poster' - problem solved.


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Posted 24 July 2016 - 05:33 PM

THANX FOR FAST REPLY, but as I said for some weird reason "paste button" is dorment & even on this brand new computer

Basically, I'm not very comp savvy, but know how to do about 80%

I don't want to mess everything else up if I attempt to do this

Maybe my pal that gave me the machine can do it?


ctrl & v is still "greek" to me


THANK YOU THOUGH


THANKS THOUGH FOR LAYING IT OUT THERE!!! I musta tried "copy" 10 times just now though?






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