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SAFARITALK THE NEW FORUMS: please report any bugs or suggestions.

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On 7/14/2017 at 4:55 PM, Tulips said:

Is it just me, or is anyone else finding the home page really slow to load in the last couple of days?

 

It is not just you!

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@Game Warden - what happened to the ability to get embedded links from photos in the Members' Gallery?     It seems to have disappeared with the upgrade.

 

I just uploaded 11 @COSMIC RHINO photos from Lewa into a gallery, with the intent to get the embed codes to past into a post in his trip report. 

 

This is because one cannot upload photos directly into a TR yet still be able to type in text between them as you go.

 

I guess I am going to have to upload them en masse, post the reply, then go back and edit it to be able to insert text between the photos. 

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Posted (edited)

I am getting the following error message each time I click "Like".   I then have to click the "back" button and click like again, which sometimes works, sometimes not.

 

 

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Edited by offshorebirder

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33 minutes ago, offshorebirder said:

This is because one cannot upload photos directly into a TR yet still be able to type in text between them as you go

 

@offshorebirder

 

You can attach some photos to a section of a report, then write the text, inserting the photos as you go by clicking on each of them.

 

OR

 

Start writing a section of a report and as you need a photo drop it on the attachment area and then click on it after it has uploaded to insert it in the report. It is a good idea before clicking to press return a couple of times and then select the line between and centre the cursor before clicking on the uploaded photo.

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Thanks @JohnR.

 

I thought I tried variations of that but I will try again next time I have photos to post - and use different browsers to see if there is a difference.

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44 minutes ago, offshorebirder said:

I guess I am going to have to upload them en masse, post the reply, then go back and edit it to be able to insert text between the photos. 

 

@offshorebirder

 

If I want to embed a gallery picture in a document I get the URL as follows (there may be a better way but I haven't discovered it): I click on the picture, select the size I want, right click on the image and show in a new tab/window then copy the address from the address bar. Next click on Insert other media and select Insert image from URL (e.g. this image from my 2014 gallery):

 

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24 minutes ago, offshorebirder said:

I am getting the following error message each time I click "Like".   I then have to click the "back" button and click like again, which sometimes works, sometimes not.

 

@offshorebirder

 

I used to get a similar error message from time to time with the old software. It could be a bug in javascript I suppose if it occurs in such different versions of the website software.

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3 hours ago, JohnR said:

 

If I want to embed a gallery picture in a document I get the URL as follows (there may be a better way but I haven't discovered it): I click on the picture, select the size I want, right click on the image and show in a new tab/window then copy the address from the address bar. Next click on Insert other media and select Insert image from URL (e.g. this image from my 2014 gallery):

 

Thanks @JohnR - an equivalent replacement for the old way of grabbing an 'embed' URL.

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Anyone else having time=outs?

After a very short time on the site (sometimes only 5 minutes) whilst reading a topic or writing a post, I then try and do something (like, comment, even worse add photos into a new TR post) and I get an error message and I see that I have been automatically logged out and have to sign back in again. Then I have to start again in what I was doing. Some posts I have had restored on signing back in.

I cant find a setting within ST to change this. I am using Firefox and do not have similar timeouts on other sites where I am logged in for longer periods of time (FB,Twitter, Instagram spring to mind)

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@JohnR or another admin - how the heck do I access my gallery and photos in the member's gallery under this new setup?   I have looked high and low and don't see how to do it.   

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@offshorebirder From your profile.

 

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Thanks @JohnR - not your fault it's so non-intuitive.

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