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Thumbnails Revisited


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By Eddy Lucast - Thursday, May 08, 2008 4:22 AM
Thumbnails are a 5 step process.

1. Create a thumbnail photo.

2. Create a message.

3. Upload an attachment.

4. Insert the thumbnail.

5. Link the thumbnail photo to the attachment.

 

1. Create a thumbnail photo.

     a. First go to picnik.com

     b. Click on "upload photo"

     c. Select your photo and click on "Open"

     d. Click on "Resize"

     e. Type 120 in the first "New Diminsion" box and click on "OK"

     f. Click on "Save and Share".

     g. Type thumb at the end of your file name so you can identify which photo is your thumbnail.

     h. Click on "Save Photo".

     i. Click on "Save".

2. Create a message.

     a. Instructions for how to post a message can be found in the help section.

3. Upload an attachment.

     a. Instructions for how to attach a file can be found in the help section.

4. Insert the thumbnail.

     a. In the edit message window, click on the little square icon of a picture.

     b. Click on "Browse" and select your thumbnail photo.

     c. Click on "Open".

     d. Click on "Add Image".

5. Link the thumbnail photo to the attachment.

     a. Right click on the file attachment and select "Copy Shortcut"

     b. Click once on the thumbnail photo that you inserted in your message above to select it.

     c. Click on the hyperlink icon. (globe with a chain).

     d. Right click in the hyperlink box and select "paste" from the menu.

     e. Click on "OK".

 Click on "Post New Topic".