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Online Lauri Malila

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Not possible to post pictures..
« on: October 13, 2015, 03:12:44 PM »
Hi.
Since last week or so I'm no longer able to put pictures to my posts. It just says "cannot post this kind of pictures" or something like that. It's not about pictures being too big.
Has something in SH been changed or is it because of the recent software update of my IPad..?
I would not like to learn new tricks.

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Re: Not possible to post pictures..
« Reply #1 on: October 13, 2015, 03:46:43 PM »
Hey Lauri:

Can you describe the process you go through to try to post a picture?  Do you go through the "attach" button?  Does your iPad show the file extension (i.e., do you see "mypicture" or "mypicture.jpg")?

I suspect that they've just "improved" things, and now you or Robert needs to work around that "improvement".
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Re: Not possible to post pictures..
« Reply #2 on: October 13, 2015, 09:13:59 PM »
Nothing has changed here. It would help to have a exact quote of the issue.
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Re: Not possible to post pictures..
« Reply #3 on: October 13, 2015, 11:53:15 PM »
Jpeg does not work.

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Re: Not possible to post pictures..
« Reply #4 on: October 14, 2015, 07:38:31 AM »
Testing.
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Re: Not possible to post pictures..
« Reply #5 on: October 14, 2015, 09:41:44 AM »
This it what happens.

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Re: Not possible to post pictures..
« Reply #6 on: October 14, 2015, 09:46:44 AM »
Hi Lauri,

Have you tried to change the file extension to "jpg"?

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Re: Not possible to post pictures..
« Reply #7 on: October 14, 2015, 10:03:44 AM »
Hejsan.
I have no idea, how would I do that?
Another annoying thing here is, that if I, by accident, add a too big image to my message, there is no way to remove it. I have to write everything again. Or is there?

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Re: Not possible to post pictures..
« Reply #8 on: October 14, 2015, 11:33:08 AM »
Apple knows that you shouldn't play with file extensions... There's probably an app that can do it. Getting the pics on a Windows computer might be a fast way to get the extensions changed.
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Re: Not possible to post pictures..
« Reply #9 on: October 14, 2015, 02:22:50 PM »
Robert, if you're monitoring this thread -- the problem is that the phone wants to use "jpeg" as an extension instead of "jpg".  In a way this is almost sorta-kinda more legitimate (ditto with mpeg/mpg).  So if it's an easy change to make it would be kind to iPad users everywhere to make it.
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Re: Not possible to post pictures..
« Reply #10 on: October 14, 2015, 05:04:06 PM »
jpeg added as approved file extension.
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Re: Not possible to post pictures..
« Reply #11 on: October 14, 2015, 05:15:48 PM »
jpeg added as approved file extension.

Thanks Robert.  This is why you earn the big bucks.

(Do I need to put a smiley on that?  Nah.)
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Re: Not possible to post pictures..
« Reply #12 on: October 15, 2015, 11:37:20 AM »
Thank you, Robert.
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