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how to post a photo?

Postby ajhaig » Tue Dec 02, 2008 3:44 pm

I give up... I've looked around the site and still can't figure out how to post a photograph.
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Re: how to post a photo?

Postby bob in CT » Tue Dec 02, 2008 4:08 pm

Do you have a photohost account? If not start there. Click on the photohost link above and go through the registration process. Then you will have an option to upload files. If your files do not upload it is because they are too large. Your photo viewing software probably has an option to re-size the image and if you have Microsoft Picture manager, select "document" to reduce the file size and re-save it as a compressed file. Make sure you re-save it with a different name or you will lose the original quality. Check back in later after you have done this.
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Re: how to post a photo?

Postby Don McCombs » Tue Dec 02, 2008 4:40 pm

To add to what Bob said, the photo files must be 512KB or less to be able to upload them.
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Re: how to post a photo?

Postby Rudi » Tue Dec 02, 2008 10:45 pm

I am going to take advantage of this post and try to remind our members that there is a reason why a number of us spend hours preparing SOP/TA's or Learning Aids to help our new members. It has been a long standing project in which I have tried standardize our welcoming post to our new members to try to help them get to the information that they need. So, I really do not mean to be cantankerous or anything, but I do not understand this statement.

ajhaig wrote:I give up... I've looked around the site and still can't figure out how to post a photograph.


When you first logged on, I know I posted the Welcome Wagon text in the pointer text...:
Rudi wrote:Image to Farmallcub.com :big smile: Forum Family. And you have come to the right place for all things Cub related. If you click on the Site Rules, Regulations, & Important Information, it will point you to :arrow: the Welcome Wagon wherein you will find links to many useful sites and topics. One of which is the Cub Manual Server where you will find a bunch of really useful links.


And when YOU follow the links you get to this..:

First, Image to the greatest forum on the internet, and to the Cub Family. You will find that all the folks on this forum are kind, helpful and just full of Cub info and knowledge. They also happen to be the finest folks I have ever met :!: :D

The Welcome Wagon is a relatively brief introduction to the information that is currently available on Cub tractors, and answers many of the common questions new members ask right of the bat. Although it is a bit overwhelming :shock: , it has been designed to actually be copied to a Word Processor such as Microsoft Word (which preserves the active links), and saved to your desktop for easy reference at a later date or when you have a bit more time to read all the information contained in the links below. Please do so, enjoy and I hope this will be a useful aid in learning more about your New Cub Tractor :!: :D

Filling out your Image Profile is a real help. It just needs to be - State,City, County, a lot less than what is available in your local phone book. Knowing where you are will help in members offering to come help, when you are looking for parts - the area that would be useful to you etc., Also our CubFests, Mini-Fests or a simple KaffeeKlatsch/get together over coffee and a doughnut etc., to help each other benefits. Just a thought :!:

Ok, so here is the spiel Image:

I would suggest that you read this thread: New Members and Visitors, Please READ Prior to Posting. There are many great links to informative pages such as the ATIS FAQ's 1 and ATIS FAQ's 2, The Best of H.L. Chauvin who has written very interesting articles on troubleshooting common problems with your Cub. One of the other projects we have been working on and it will be a continuing effort is the The Cub Book of Knowledge. This the the place to go to get all the quick links to some very good articles written by many members of the forum on solving some of the problems we encounter as we repair, maintain and up-grade our Cubs. Keep looking for this to grow.


Also, you might want to visit the Cub Manual Server as there is tons of info on servicing, maintaining and re-building your Cub. In addition to this basic information, there are also a number of other useful tools available on the server. There is the Specialty Services page which has contact info for neat stuff like getting your seats recovered, buying quality Decals, Serial Number tags and a host of other neat items. Also there are the Parts Pages - both Used Parts Suppliers and New Parts Suppliers pages with links to quality dealers. I am always looking for YOUR favourite dealers for New and Used Parts to include here. These pages are intended to complement our Official FarmallCub.com Website Sponsors:I would also recommend that you visit Binder Books and purchase the three most important manuals you can own for Maintenance, Repair and Rebuilding your Cub. These are the Owner's Manual, the GSS-1411 Service Manual and the TC-37F Parts Manual. Although they are available on the Cub Manual Server, it is better if you also have your own paper copy. Binder Books is the only Authorized IH Publication Reprint House and they have the best quality manuals available. Most other's are not of the same quality. Just a personal thought here, the I&T Shop Manuals, although helpful in some areas, really are not sufficient for the job. If you wish though, they are good additional reference works.

IF you really want to get the skinny on all things Cub, might I suggest you get a copy of Ken Updike's Farmall Cub and Cub Cadet's :?: . While you are at it Original Farmall Cub and Cub Cadet is Ken's latest addition to the series. Along with Guy Fay's Letter Series Originality Guide, these are three must have's in anyone's collection.

In addition to the above information, don't forget to check out the various articles that are available to help with your Repair, Restore, Rebuild or just your Maintenance Projects. There are a number of sub pages such as Electrolysis or Rust Zapper's, Maintenance Tips, Jigs and Techniques, Implement and Part Sketches and of course the Paint, Decals & Other Finish Questions which has the Paint Chart and the Paint Committee Decisions links.

Oh, and while the program still lasts.. you might want to check the Announcement: Navistar Free Gas Cap Offer - On-Line Form thread at the top of the Cub Forum and send away for the new style safety cap before that program runs out as well. The program has been extended and no new definite end-date has been announced at this point. It is an extension only and may end rather quickly depending on available stocks. Please do take advantage of this offer and get the new safety caps :idea: :!:

I truly hope that you enjoy your Cub and that you will be a frequent contributor to the forum. Again, Image to the Cub FamilyImage :D


If you KEEP reading you will find stuff like this: How To Forum which will take you to this: Cub Book of Knowledge where you WILL find this:



There is a reason to the order of the links in the All About Posts and Forum Questions... if read in order then they are much easier to digest and to apply. This will help in posting photos to the forums.

Enjoy.
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Re: how to post a photo?

Postby ajhaig » Thu Dec 04, 2008 4:14 pm

Bob in CT - I now have a photoHost account, how do I get the files to the message board?

Rudi - Information overload. Cut me some slack, I didn't ask why there are two holes in the hood of my Cub!

Thanks.

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Re: how to post a photo?

Postby Barnyard » Thu Dec 04, 2008 4:40 pm

AJ, What Rudi is trying to say is that your questions can easily be answered quicker by using the "How to" section. He and Dennis as well as many others have gone to great lengths to make this an easy to follow and informative site for all of us. The "How to" pages are just one of the many benefits availalble to us that don't seem to be used as they should.

But, to answer your question go here http://www.farmallcub.com/phpBB2/viewtopic.php?f=11&t=27976
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