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    Screenshots and Files - Upload and Post in Seven Forums

    How to Upload and Post a Screenshot and File in Seven Forums
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    How to Upload and Post a Screenshot and File in Seven Forums


    This tutorial will show you how to upload and attach a screenshot, image, or a file in your post here at Seven Forums.

    You will need to turn off enhanced attachment uploading at the bottom of your account's Settings > General Settings page, and Save changes before having the options displayed in this tutorial.

    Screenshots and Files - Upload and Post in Seven Forums-enhanced_attachment_uploading.png

    If you are intending to upload large log or diagnostic files then please upload them to a reputable file sharing service such as OneDrive, Google Drive, Dropbox or Amazon Cloud Drive (US) (UK) and post a share link rather then uploading to the forum


    You can only upload the file types below up to the size limit per single file.


    File Type Max File Size
    7z 4.00 MB
    bat 600.0 KB
    docx 2.00 MB
    gif 1.00 MB
    ico 1.00 MB
    jpeg 2.00 MB
    jpg 2.00 MB
    log 2.00 MB
    pdf 2.00 MB
    png 2.00 MB
    psd 2.00 MB
    ps1 1.00 MB
    rar 4.00 MB
    reg 2.00 MB
    txt 2.00 MB
    vbs 2.00 MB
    wav 1.00 MB
    xlsx 1.00 MB
    zip 4.00 MB


    Contents

    • Option One: To Insert a File or Image into a Post
    • Option Two: To Upload and Insert a File or Image into a "Go Advanced" Post






    OPTION ONE

    To Insert a File or Image into a Post


    If you wanted to create a screenshot to upload, you can create one with Paint (mspaint.exe) or Snipping Tool to upload.


    1 While editing your post, place the cursor where you would like to insert the file or image at, and click/tap on the image icon on the toolbar. (see screenshot below)

    Screenshots and Files - Upload and Post in Seven Forums-quick_reply-1.png

    2 Do step 3 (computer) or step 4 (URL) below from where the image you want to upload is located.


    3 To Insert File or Image from your Computer

    A) Click/tap on the From Computer tab, and click/tap on the Choose Files button. (see screenshot below)

    Screenshots and Files - Upload and Post in Seven Forums-quick_reply-2.png

    B) Navigate to and select one or more (limit 5 at once) file(s) and/or image(s) you want to insert into your post, and click/tap on the Open button. (see screenshot below)

    Screenshots and Files - Upload and Post in Seven Forums-quick_reply-3.png

    C) Click/tap on the Upload File(s) button, and go to step 5 below. (see screenshot below)

    Screenshots and Files - Upload and Post in Seven Forums-quick_reply-4.png


    4 To Insert Image from URL

    A) Click/tap on the From URL tab, and enter the URL address of the image. (see screenshot below)

    B) Check the Retrieve remote file and reference locally box, click/tap on OK, and go to step 5 below. (see screenshot below)

    Screenshots and Files - Upload and Post in Seven Forums-quick_reply-5.png

    5 Your file(s) and/or image(s) will now be uploaded and inserted into your post. (see screenshot below)

    If you like, you could double click/tap on an inserted image to adjust the Image Settings for it below. When finished, click/tap on OK to apply.
    Screenshots and Files - Upload and Post in Seven Forums-quick_reply-7.png

    Screenshots and Files - Upload and Post in Seven Forums-quick_reply-6.png

    6 When finished with your post, click/tap on either the Post Quick Reply or Submit Reply button to post it. (see screenshot above)






    OPTION TWO

    To Upload and Insert a File or Image into a "Go Advanced" Post


    If you wanted to create a screenshot to upload, you can create one with direct screenshot, Paint (mspaint.exe) or Snipping Tool ready to upload.


    1 While editing your post, click/tap on the Go Advanced button. (see screenshot below)

    Screenshots and Files - Upload and Post in Seven Forums-go_advanced-1.jpg

    2 Click/tap on the paperclip icon on the toolbar. (see screenshot below)

    Screenshots and Files - Upload and Post in Seven Forums-go_advanced-3.jpg

    3 Click/tap on an empty Choose File button. (see screenshot below)

    Screenshots and Files - Upload and Post in Seven Forums-go_advanced-4.png

    4 Navigate to and select the file or image you want to upload, and click/tap on the Open button. (see screenshot below)

    Screenshots and Files - Upload and Post in Seven Forums-quick_reply-3.png

    5 When finished choosing files to upload, click/tap on the Upload button. (see screenshot below)

    Screenshots and Files - Upload and Post in Seven Forums-go_advanced-5.png

    6 After your chosen files have been uploaded, you can close the Manage Attachments window. (see screenshot below)

    If you would like to remove one of the uploaded Current Attachments, click/tap on the Remove button to the right of the file you would like to remove.

    Screenshots and Files - Upload and Post in Seven Forums-go_advanced-6.png

    7 While back editing your post, place the cursor where you would like to insert the file or image at, and click/tap on the arrow to the right of the paperclip icon on the toolbar. (see screenshot below)

    Screenshots and Files - Upload and Post in Seven Forums-go_advanced-7.jpg

    8 Click/tap on the uploaded file in the drop menu you want to insert at this location in your post. (see screenshot below)

    Screenshots and Files - Upload and Post in Seven Forums-go_advanced-8.jpg

    9 Your file(s) and/or image(s) will now be inserted into your post. (see screenshot below)

    If you like, you could double click/tap on an inserted image to adjust the Image Settings for it below. When finished, click/tap on OK to apply.
    Screenshots and Files - Upload and Post in Seven Forums-quick_reply-7.png

    Screenshots and Files - Upload and Post in Seven Forums-go_advanced-9.jpg

    10 When finished with your post, click/tap on either the Submit Reply button to post it. (see screenshot above)


    That's it,
    Shawn Brink





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    Thank You Brink
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    You're welcome Nizaradil. :)
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    Great post Brink, Thanks!
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    You're welcome Suriname, and welcome to Seven Forums. :)
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    amazing what you learn each day of life, thanks for this great tutorial
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    You're welcome Coldy, and welcome to Seven Forums. :)
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    Thanks Brink!
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    You're welcome Ritesh. :)
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    You're welcome Chris. :)
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