Still no new avatar!

Discussion in 'BYC Website & Forum Feedback & Announcements' started by frankenchick, Dec 21, 2008.

  1. frankenchick

    frankenchick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I went to ShrinkPictures and followed all the directions. It made my avatar and I saved it. Then, when I go to upload it, I get this message: "The file you tried to upload is not of an allowed type. Allowed types are gif, jpeg and png." Mine is a .jpg

    Now what?!
     
  2. DuckLady

    DuckLady Administrator Staff Member

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    Try opening it in Paint and "save as" type .gif or .jpeg

    Or you can email it to me and I will help you with it. [​IMG]
     
  3. dgeter

    dgeter Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thats odd! Let me go to the website and look at it
     
  4. frankenchick

    frankenchick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think I can do this. I just have one Q, Terrie.

    Where is "Paint"? [it's safe to assume that I don't know anything about computers, graphics, etc.]
     
  5. DuckLady

    DuckLady Administrator Staff Member

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    MS Paint.
    Click "Start"
    then
    "All Programs"
    then
    "Accessories"
    then
    "Paint"

    Open paint and then open file. Find your pic on your computer.
    Once it is open, go to File....save as....and name it soemthing and then use file type .gif or .jpeg and save where you can find it to upload it from your computer.

    Oh, were you trying to upload from the site where you shrunk the pic?
    If so it won't work. You need to upload your avatar from your computer.
     
  6. frankenchick

    frankenchick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    No, I saved it to my computer, then tried to upload from there.

    I went to MS Paint and opened it, then located my avatar file. When I tried to open it, I got this message: "This is not a valid bitmap file, or its [ ] is not currently supported." At least, I think that's what all it said.
     
  7. DuckLady

    DuckLady Administrator Staff Member

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    If you want, email me the pic and I will see what's up.
     
  8. frankenchick

    frankenchick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Okay. . . How do I email a photo? I've tried it in the past, but haven't ever been successful (usu. because the other person's email can't decode(?) it)
     
  9. flamingauburnmustang

    flamingauburnmustang Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:In the email, click insert, then file attachment, select the picture then send.

    Hope that helps.
     

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