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blackstormhawk
22-12-2006, 11:13
I am a new subscriber (as of today, yay!!), but very experienced vBulletin user.

One of the primary reasons I decided to purchase my subscription (other than the fact that AT is just too darn cool) was to be able to view images directly.

I have looked my control panel options page. The "Show Images" button is checked, so that's not the problem.

I have logged out and back in, and also closed my browser completely and logged back in, with no change. I still get the box with text in it that I have to click to see images, or in the case of IMG tags, just see the URL.

Any suggestions?

blackstormhawk
22-12-2006, 13:40
Additional attempt to diagnose problem ... different computer, different browser (now on firefox) still no pics.

Also, should the GUI control panel be showing on the reply screen?

RaeBelle
22-12-2006, 13:50
Are you trying to view images directly in a post?

For example:

Text text text text text

IMAGE

Text text text


I believe that's only available if the original poster intended it to be viewed that way. I could only remember one post that worked like that: http://www.tarotforum.net/showthread.php?t=70257

I know being a subscriber, let's you add an image to your post, but I always do that as an attachment.

blackstormhawk
22-12-2006, 13:59
In my experience, under vBulletin both attached images and inline images (using the IMG bbCode tags) should display the image.

I moderate boards using vBulletin and administrate and moderate in phpBB.

I'm stumped for the time being.

test:

using IMG tags

http://www.blackstormhawk.com/cellar/avatars/BSH2.jpg

uploaded attachment:

(edit to add: I cannot see either image)

Solandia
22-12-2006, 14:18
Hi blackstormhawk,

[ IMG ] code (http://www.tarotforum.net/misc.php?do=bbcode#imgcode) is off in most forums here, so that threads will be mostly text and download quickly. Images will appear as a link, or can be posted as an attachment, rather than being embedded in the thread itself.

You can also see if [ IMG ] code is on or off in a particular forum by checking the 'Posting Rules' box in the bottom left of the page.

~ Solandia

blackstormhawk
22-12-2006, 15:11
So I shouldn't see images at all, whether they are posted as attachments or by using IMG tags?

Solandia
22-12-2006, 15:19
No, an image won't appear directly embedded in a thread, but you can still view it by clicking on the link or the attachment.

~ Solandia