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 Posted: Mon Mar 20th, 2017 02:20 am
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... and cure the fat photos without having to reload them ;)



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 Posted: Mon Mar 20th, 2017 03:10 pm
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Thanks Si but I'm sufficiently dumb as to not know how to get into the Firefox menu. At some time I set Firefox with Google as the home page so that's all that comes up on my screen. I've been to the 'net to enquire and it suggests I call up %APPDATA%\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\ but that doesn't show me anything like the files that you're referring to. I think it's best I leave well alone and deal with the issue when I next get my laptop serviced. I'm more and more sure that there's some incompatibility between my system and the forum as the problem doesn't occur with any other site.



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Hi Doug.

PREFERENCES is in one of the normal drop-down menus, at the top-left of your screen.

Go there, then the ADVANCED button, click that.

Last step, click on NETWORKS.

Then simply EMPTY CACHE.

Simple.

All those faulty 'cached files' will be gone.

You should I think, get new 'mended links' from 'Flickr'

We hope !


Si.


If the problem at 'Flickr' we are guessing got fixed.

It may have only affected certain parts of your photo-hosting.

Which is maybe why only a few photos were either muddled or bloated.


:moose:



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 Posted: Mon Mar 20th, 2017 06:00 pm
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Sorry Si, but I just don't get this. I have no drop down box on screen nor any way to get to one as far as I can see. As I said, I'll have to go in to our local specialists and get them to look things over. This is all too much for my lonely single brain cell!



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Doug, I have had mucho problems putting photos on my thread...I changed the computer to an "earlier date" and that worked until Windows did some "updates", the change worked again until Mozilla screwed with me somehow...when I wrote a post and wanted a photo, I clicked on the G and got "browser not supported" BS...Well, I can send photos to my gallery from the computer but that's as far as it goes. Si offered some suggestions and even helped out. Then (while just screwing around), I tried this...I wrote the words, hit enter and moved the vertical line down a bit, brought up FR on another tab, went to my gallery and clicked on the photo I wanted. It was enlarged...then (from experience with another site) I RIGHT clicked on that large photo, a box dropped down with some stuff..among it "copy image", I left clicked on that then went to the other tab with my post, RIGHT clicked and got another drop down with "Paste" among the selections...I left clicked on that and THERE WAS MY PHOTO JUST AS IT USED TO BE WHEN I WAS A GOOD BOY AND USED THE "G"...It worked! Maybe you can try that...good luck!

Woodie
















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 Posted: Mon Mar 20th, 2017 07:42 pm
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Thanks Woodie. When I've re-read your post to get it in my thick head I'll have a bash and see what happens.



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