Joined: 09 Sep 2004
Location: Houston, Texas
|Posted: Sat Sep 25, 2004 10:48 am Post subject: Instructions for adding charts to your Forum posts...
|Several Forum participants have inquired about adding stock charts to their Forum posts.
Here is how you do it:
1. While entering a new topic and at the location where you want your chart to appear, click on "Img" which is located just underneath the "Subject" of your post.
2. Insert the fully qualified URL of your chart (include http:// ).
To get the URL of a chart that you find elsewhere on the Internet, do
a. Right-click on the chart image.
b. Click on "Properties"
c. You will see the URL of the chart there and you can copy and paste
it into your Forum post.
3. Click on "Img*" to close the tag. (You could also click on "Close Tags" to achieve the same result.)
4. Read below for more detailed information:
Adding an image to a post
phpBB BBCode incorporates a tag for including images in your posts.
Two very important things to remember when using this tag are: many users do not appreciate lots of images being shown in posts and second, the image you display must already be available on the Internet (it cannot exist only on your computer, for example, unless you run a webserver!).
There is currently no way of storing images locally with phpBB (all these issues are expected to be addressed in the next release of phpBB).
To display an image, you must surround the URL pointing to the image with [img][/img] tags. For example: