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#1 Forum Avatars

Post by Heuer » Sun Jun 19, 2016 10:51 am

If you want to add an Avatar to your name you can do so from your 'User Control Panel' (top right, click on your name and a drop down menu will appear then go to your Profile tab > Edit Avatar > Upload Avatar. The photo needs to be no more than 50kb and 200x200 pixels in size.

If any one is unable or unsure of how to create an avatar here are some ready prepared ones. Just right click on the photo you want and save it to your desktop. Then go to your user profile and click on 'Upload Avatar from your machine', navigate to the avatar file on your desktop and click OK. Click 'submit' and you are away!

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Once you have snagged one post here so no one else uses it and I will delete.
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#2 Re: Forum Avatars

Post by Mark Gordon » Sun Jun 19, 2016 12:16 pm

Gosh, David. The new server and format for the forum are just wonderful. I freely admit that I'm a bit of a Luddite when it comes to computer stuff, but even I was able to change the background (Latte is my preference for now) and upload an avatar with no trouble at all. Thank you so much for your Herculean efforts to get this up and running and for everything you have done over the past eight years as Administrator and advice-giving poster. I really appreciate your efforts. Maybe Pete can Shanghai you to help out with J-L. :roll: (Couldn't find the wink Smiley.)
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#3 Re: Forum Avatars

Post by mgcjag » Sun Jun 19, 2016 1:51 pm

Hi All......wasnt sure how ot make a photo smaller to fit as an avatar....so just copied a photo into the edit avater section of edit profil and then two boxes appear that lets you set the size to 200x200.....so quite easy....you dont have to resize your photo first..... Steve
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Post by ernie » Sun Jun 19, 2016 5:03 pm

looking good guys...thanks :lol:
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Post by malcolm » Mon Jun 20, 2016 2:08 pm

Site looking good, well done
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#6 Re: Forum Avatars

Post by Hugo » Sun Jun 04, 2017 9:40 am

mgcjag wrote:Hi All......wasnt sure how ot make a photo smaller to fit as an avatar....so just copied a photo into the edit avater section of edit profil and then two boxes appear that lets you set the size to 200x200.....so quite easy....you dont have to resize your photo first..... Steve

I'm trying to upload a photo and I'm not getting this - it just says it is too many pixels high, but no suggestions how to remedy this. If I crop the photo I get de-capitated (which might be an improvement actually).
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#7 Re: Forum Avatars

Post by mgcjag » Sun Jun 04, 2017 12:18 pm

Hi Hugo...it worked for me just as i explained when i put my avatar up.......maybee you will have to try other photos to see if you can get it to work...or google re sizeing photos
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#8 Re: Forum Avatars

Post by Heuer » Sun Jun 04, 2017 6:21 pm

Use Paint if you are using Win 10. Simply type 'Paint' into the Windows search bar at the bottom left, open it, load the photo (typically you can drag 'n drop) and then click on resize > pixels > 200 x 200 > save. You can then upload to the Forum.
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Post by Hugo » Mon Jun 05, 2017 10:08 am

Well, I managed to find my way through that - thank you - but it's TINY and I can't seem to make it bigger. Maybe I'm using a pic that has a lot of pixels or kilobytes to start with?
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#10 Re: Forum Avatars

Post by Heuer » Mon Jun 05, 2017 10:25 am

You shrunk it to 32x49 pixels rather than 200x200. After you have resized it right mouse click on the png or jpg file and select Properties > Details which will tell you what size you have. Keep trying you will get there eventually!
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#11 Re: Forum Avatars

Post by Hugo » Mon Jun 05, 2017 10:38 am

Thank you - it actually said it was 199 by something. That's weird. I'll have another go - you are certainly expanding my horizons with computers here ;)
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#12 Re: Forum Avatars

Post by Hugo » Mon Jun 05, 2017 11:14 am

Well that worked - although I'm sure it was the same pic I used last time! Thank you for taking the time to talk me through it.
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