Pappy, I had to get Colin to load mine. I just could not make it work.

Suggest dropping him a PM and ask.

Technology. Grand isn't it.
 
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I think your profile pic is different than an avatar pic. Is it the avatar you are trying to load?

Bill
 
On one of my sites we call that an avatar photo. The profile photo would be seen when looking in your profile but that may not apply here I'm not sure.

Bill
 
I have noticed that my picture does not show when I look at my posts. I have uploaded a picture, is there trick to make it visible?

Pappy, there's quite a size restriction for avatars -- they are limited to:

"Note: The maximum size of your custom image is 80 by 80 pixels or 19.5 KB (whichever is smaller)".

Most normal pictures are much larger and have to be resized.
I use PAINT on my 'puter -- it's normally part of most Windows.

If you have PAINT open it up, go into FILE, choose OPEN in the drop down menu to get to your pics in Pictures or Documents.....(wherever you have them).

Open the correct folder and highlite the picture you'd like to resize -- click on OPEN at the bottom of the box to transfer that pic to PAINT.

From there it's easy peasy: just click on RESIZE at the top left side next to CROP and you'll see an option box to resize your pic.
Choose the PIXELS button and type in 80 on the horizontal box only. If you have ticked the MAINTAIN ASPECT RATIO it will automatically insert the proper ratio of pixels into the vertical box. (so your avatar won't be distorted).

Go to the FILE tab again and choose SAVE AS in the drop down box, click on JPEG option the SAVE AS box appears where you can identify the picture by name and then SAVE to an appropriate folder which then you can BROWSE to here in your CP.

Lots of steps but doable -- give it a try but if you cannot get it to work I'll sent you my email addy which you can attach it to and I'll do it for you. PM me with the request and I'll be glad to help.

Cheers
Colin.
 
...thanks for the info, the confusion seems to be between profile picture and avatar.

You're very welcome. The profile pic has a different limit, allowing a slightly larger picture (Its limit is: 100x100 pixels.) -- this picture is only viewed in your profile.

The avatar pic, as you know now, is posted with your messages in threads.

Cheers
Colin.
 

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