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09/05/2013 at 11:46

Can I make a plea about the size of photographs? We love helping people to identify their plants,weeds, insects, whatever. A. Because we like being helpful and B. Cos it allows us to show off . However, it is very difficult to do so if the picture is too small to make out the details.

The best size isprobably 640 by 480 pixels. That fills the screen nicely, but is not too large to be viewed.


Here is one I made earlier.

Anyone put a name to this delcate Narcissu?



09/05/2013 at 11:59

i am not sure if you mean my picure of plant question posted earlier. I personally do not know how to make my picture bigger of the pixel definition. 

09/05/2013 at 12:14

Please, I was not aiming my request at anyone in particular, it was just a general comment.  It is so frustrating to be unable to help when asked.

09/05/2013 at 12:34

Am no expert -but sometimes people take pictures on phones or i-pads- and the quality isn't always great and even get posted sideways-it doesn't help

One from a camera seems better.

09/05/2013 at 12:59

I'm doing the same as I always did, pics the same size. You used to get them bigger by clicking on them. Now you don't.

09/05/2013 at 14:01

Salino suggested using photobucket (an external site) for transferring pix on here as you can enlarge them which is what I did a few weeks ago. It's a little fiddly at first but quite easy once you do it!

Berghill- that looks like the same narcissus I enquired about too! I've inherited some nice daffs in this new garden and it's a very pretty one.

09/05/2013 at 15:47

Sadly I do not have that excuse for not knowing what the Narcissus is, we planted all the ones growing here. We DO have something which removes almost all the labels and we rarely if ever find them.

I have always used Photobucket, it has been very successful for me over the years.

09/05/2013 at 21:44

I wrote to the website team about the photos a couple of weeks ago.  They wrote back that they knew there was a problem and they are trying to fix it (along with the other site problems).  I keep hoping, as it was good to just be able to click and enlarge.

01/06/2015 at 14:43

You can only edit the last post in the thread and only if that post was you.

There is a glitch in the system when trying to upload pics. It's being looked into.

Click green tree icon.

A small window will appear with two tabs showing one for (your computer) and the other for (an external site).

Hit your comp tab and then pick select. This will take you to your computer files (new small window) where you can pick your file and press ok/open. The window will close and you will see your file name appear in the box next to the select button.

Now hit the upload button. This will probably cause a error window to open (Radupload ajax callback error with lots of text). Press return or the X (top right) 

Then wait till it appears in the small window. This can take a while so be patient.

When it appears press the save button and wait again. It should appear in the reply box but again this might take time.

Some files can be too big and will need to be cropped before they will load.

Hope this helps.

From the ED, today.

I'm sorry that you're having trouble posting images on the forum. A couple of things to check:

The images you upload need to be in jpeg or jpg format.

They should be less than 2mb in file size. If your files are larger you'll need to reduce them in size - there's a free app for iPad which will do this here:

I hope that helps!

Daniel Haynes

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