Adding files question?

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Adding files question?

Post by col1948 » 08 Feb 2017, 12:47

I tried to add some picture files to a post, by clicking the 'Add Files' button I could only add 2 so I tried to add them by dragging in the message box as it says but when I went to preview I could only still see 2, so I clicked on the back button and lost my post.
I tried it twice and the same happened, so I'm obviously doing it wrong any help appreciated. :?:

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Post by VulcanDriver » 08 Feb 2017, 12:51

How big are your files combined? The limit is 256K.
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Post by col1948 » 08 Feb 2017, 12:58

Thanks John I had 6 files and they were double that size combined, I could do 2 or 3 posts I suppose but wouldn't look the same.

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Post by jimrodger » 08 Feb 2017, 14:28

I'm pretty sure we're limited to 2 files in total.
Easiest way I've found is to zip them up and add the zip file.

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Post by Greg » 09 Feb 2017, 10:32

Yes if you want to add multiple files, then the best way would be to zip them up. I'm not going to increase the total files per post and/or size limit as the forums are already slow enough now (partly due to too many attachments).

But if you just want to show the images in the post, you should upload them to a third party image host and then post the bbcode here, or the link to your image between [img] tags.

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Re: Adding files question?

Post by col1948 » 09 Feb 2017, 12:00

Thanks Greg, I did it another way, I combined them in one picture then resized it, I understand about increasing the size limit I just thought I was doing it wrong that's all mate.

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