Seeing picture problem

Discussion in 'BYC Website & Forum Feedback & Announcements' started by Queen of the Lilliputians, Apr 6, 2007.

  1. Queen of the Lilliputians

    Queen of the Lilliputians Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 5, 2007
    Maine
    Hi guys. Maybe you can help me!

    When there are pics in the posts, sometimes I can only see half of it! Other times, it automatically shrinks them, and then I can see the entire thing.

    If I change my screen size to 1040Xwhatever the heck it is, then I can see them just fine, but I'm old enough [​IMG] that I have trouble reading the posts. I guess I could press my nose up against my computer screen... LOL.


    Anyway, is there any way to resolve this prob? My computer is a bit on the old side, and I use AOL for my ISP. Does that make any difference?

    TIA! You guys all rock!
     
  2. merryreader

    merryreader Chillin' With My Peeps

    I'm just learning to post pictures. That happened to me also. Now I'm trying to get an avator picture to post. I've had the computer 2 years now, I should know more. Sorry I can't help you out. Merry
     
  3. Freebie

    Freebie Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 4, 2007
    Bloomingdale, MI
    I ahave this same problem sometimes, and I have no idea how to fix it. Sorry, but I am going to keep an eye on this post to see if anyone does.
     
  4. CarriBrown

    CarriBrown Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

    It also happens to me, and I don't know how to fix it. I'm not an expert when it comes to computers, but I'm usually more savvy than the average computer user.
     
  5. 4H kids and mom

    4H kids and mom Cooped Up

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    You could try using IE, which is what I use here and I have no problems with viewing photos or them being resized.
     
  6. Queen of the Lilliputians

    Queen of the Lilliputians Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 5, 2007
    Maine
    Thanks everybody! I appreciate the responses even when you can't help me... makes me feel normal instead of dumb [​IMG]


    4-H Mom- am now using IE. thanks for the tip and it's doing better, but still having issues. I set the desktop size to that 1040x?? and brought my font size up (thank you to whoever posted about CTRL and the roller ball on my mouse!!). I still have to play with screen size a bit, but it has certainly all helped!

    LOL some of this stuff can be a pain, but I find I usually learn something while trying to fix it!!
     
    Last edited: Apr 7, 2007
  7. edbama2

    edbama2 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    When the pictures show up oversized, you can hit the F5 (refresh) key on your keyboard. That has helped everytime for me. Hope this works for you too. [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  8. Nifty-Chicken

    Nifty-Chicken Administrator Staff Member

    Hey all! The forum should be resizing pictures automatically, but I'll look into why there might be some issues. I've not ever noticed it, so it may be hard for me to duplicate.

    One important footnote: Everyone's pictures posted in the forum should be max of 800 pixels wide. Even if the forum resizes pictures, it only changes the display size, the file size remains the same... basically slowing down the forum for people with dialup.

    We should all make sure our pictures are not wider than 800 pixels. If you want to have the detail of a huge picture, use the thumbnail image and / or just link to the full size image.

    If you notice users posting huge images, gently and kindly ask them to resize their image and edit their post with either the new image size or a link to the huge image.

    Thanks for reading!
     

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