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sophia

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#1
Hi friends,

I'm opening this thread not really to expose a problem, but just to expose an avatar situation.
I've been trying to upload this image as my avatar :



The size of this one will have to be re-sized.

or this one:




and I get the following message : You may not upload animated images.

I'va used animated image before so I don't know if this is a new issue in the forum. Can you please clarify my doubt.

EDIT : I'm not really sure if this should be posted here or on Suggestions and Feedback on our web site operation. Please move it if it's not supposed to be here.

Thanks :)
 

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#2
Sophia

I think you are limited to 70 x 70 size and 31.5 KB gif but the forum software has been upgraded a couple of times so those values may have changed

Edit well there doesn't seem to be anything wrong as 19K is within limits, perhaps it is a setting somewhere that needs changing
 

sophia

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#3
Hi Topper,

I think it's not really a problem of size, but of animation of the Avatar (the glittering of the butterflies).

Do you know of any new issue of the forum on this ?

Thanks :)
 

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#4
Have you tried reducing it to 70 x 70 pixels?, that is how mine was animated but I must confess that I have not tried changing it recently so my first comment still stands, Admin will have to have a look at it if it is a restriction.
I will try changing mine from guinness to cider now


Edit I see the size allowed is 100 pixels X 100 pixels now
 

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#5
How about my avatar?? :D
 

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#7
@ sophia

Please try again now.
 

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#8
Ive tried changing it for you sophia, but it doesnt seem to shimmer now. Bugger.

:-rofl2

Edit - chris has beaten me to it - looks like hes tweaked summat.
 

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#9
I'll change back to my normal one in a mo.
 

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#10
Sophia's ok now.
 

sophia

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#11
Thanks a lot friends, :)

It looks perfect !!!!



PS : jimbo I didn't see your former avatar. What did it look like ? :D
 

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#12
jimbo said:
How about my avatar?? :D
Or mine, Rolfs, etc .....

The issue is almost always down to resizing, animation is unlikely to be the issue.
 

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#13
sophia said:
Thanks a lot friends, :)

It looks perfect !!!!



PS : jimbo I didn't see your former avatar. What did it look like ? :D
I'll give you half a guess Sophia. :D
 

sophia

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#14
jimbo said:
I'll give you half a guess Sophia. :D
I donno... half-naked woman maybe :D or maybe my other Avatar (the woman with the butterflies ) :cool:
 

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#15
sophia said:
I donno... half-naked woman maybe :D or maybe my other Avatar (the woman with the butterflies ) :cool:
I don't really like to air the information in public so, Santa Eulalia beach in June and I'll spill the beans.:D
 

sophia

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#16
:-rofl2

Have a great vacation, jimbo. I hope you enjoy your stay with us :)