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Anyone worked out how to do it yet?
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Not yet.
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LarsMac wrote:
Sat Jun 13, 2020 9:00 am
Not yet.
It might end up being another extension?
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The display is easy, with IMG tags. The thing that isn't there is an upload which gives you a link to tag.

If you upload it to, for example, imgur, that gives a link to IMG with, it takes no password and it's meant to be permanent.

Or we could try https://www.phpbb.com/community/viewtopic.php?t=2407621
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spot wrote:
Sat Jun 13, 2020 9:34 am
The display is easy, with IMG tags. The thing that isn't there is an upload which gives you a link to tag.

If you upload it to, for example, imgur, that gives a link to IMG with, it takes no password and it's meant to be permanent.

Or we could try https://www.phpbb.com/community/viewtopic.php?t=2407621
So what does the attachment tab do?
temp.jpeg
temp.jpeg (2.13 MiB) Viewed 173 times
Image

OK, the externally hosted image works :-)

https://youtu.be/yovSP_6XWpM
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The dev extension works in phpBB3.3, it's been worked on for three years, still being modified but it looks stable and functional. A change last December broke previous links when a subfolder was introduced to allow finer permissions granularity.

I can't find a better one though.
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Are we sufficiently up and online to try extensions?
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spot wrote:
Sat Jun 13, 2020 10:40 am
Are we sufficiently up and online to try extensions?
Your call - you're busy enough as it is so it's not a priority.
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and

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That works, thank you :-)



For future reference the limits on embedded images are 2Mb and 800px wide
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and



which is actually pretty good, I thought. He's from New Orleans.

I just posted the YouTube link, the conversion to embedded media code was automatic.
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Bryn Mawr wrote:
Sat Jun 13, 2020 12:01 pm
That works, thank you :-)



For future reference the limits on embedded images are 2Mb and 800px wide
I turned off the 800px limit, you might like to put it back if you prefer. The browser code is reactive, the picture shrinks as the window gets smaller.
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OK, that didn't work before
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If, when you've tried this out, you decide that you don't want your images to be shown at the top of the board index / forum list then you can switch this off by going into the User Control Panel > Board Preferences and change the last option at the bottom of the page.
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I've not seen lstopo before, that's interesting.

I've seen car boots with more space!
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and, to get used to the process,

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spot wrote:
Sat Jun 13, 2020 1:02 pm
I've not seen lstopo before, that's interesting.

I've seen car boots with more space!
The desktops look prettier but this laptop has seen better days - I'd update but it's already at its maximum.
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spot wrote:
Sat Jun 13, 2020 1:26 pm
and, to get used to the process,

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They look very professional but I'm not sure why stables would want blotting paper :P
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Set permission for groups, default only admin group can upload images.

You're safer at permissions than I am.
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Hmm.
Not exactly working as designed
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spot wrote:
Sat Jun 13, 2020 2:13 pm
Set permission for groups, default only admin group can upload images.

You're safer at permissions than I am.
That should be done now - I left the newly registered but everyone from registered up is set up.
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LarsMac wrote:
Sat Jun 13, 2020 2:33 pm
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Hmm.
Not exactly working as designed
In what way?
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well, please describe: what are you seeing?
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LarsMac wrote:
Sat Jun 13, 2020 3:12 pm
well, please describe: what are you seeing?
An image consisting of four blue figures with white hats and sunglasses who are clapping under which you've written that it didn't work as designed.
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Yep. That should have been a moving image.
I think I know what the problem is.
it should have been a .GIF
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LarsMac wrote:
Sat Jun 13, 2020 3:50 pm
Yep. That should have been a moving image.
I think I know what the problem is.
it should have been a .GIF
Ah, no, definitely a static image.
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That's a clean sweep of mod testing then. And you wiped all the EXIF data too!
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