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Gallery How-To

Postby mickeyduck » Sat Apr 14, 2012 10:42 am

Just to let everyone know there's a new toy to play with.

http://mr2.org.nz/gallery

Button to access it is at top right of the forum, next to FAQ.

You can make albums, upload hundreds of pics at a time if necessary... Please do.

A quick how to:

First you need to be logged in to the forum.

Start by creating an album:

Use the menu item "My Profile > Create / order my albums"

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On the next screen, click the "New Album" button.

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Give your album a name.

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Now you can click the "Upload files" button to add files to the album.
It's the wee button just to the right of the album's name:
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You'll see it like this:

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Clicking it takes you to a screen like this one:

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Click the "Browse" button and select one or more files from your computer.

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You'll see a progress dialogue and previews of your files when uploaded.

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Click the "Continue" button. You can then edit the details for the photos you've uploaded.

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If you want to post an image from your Gallery into the forum, use the forum's "gallery_image" button.
Paste the URL from the image in between the [gallery_image] and [/gallery_image] tags.

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To get the URL for an image you can go into your album, click the "Display / hide file information" button when looking at the image in your album:

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You can copy the image's URL from the info displayed.

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Alternately you can always link to an entire album.

Go for it folks. The Gallery needs plenty of cool pics.

Oh - you can post comments on people's pics, and rate them too. To do so, when you are looking at the photo, mouse over the stars and click on a star to give that photo a rating.

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Click on the club logo at top left to return to the forum.

And hey - PM me if you find anything is broken etc. Ta. :mrgreen:
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