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Forum topic by mafe posted 12-08-2014 09:39 PM 869 views 0 times favorited 5 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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12-08-2014 09:39 PM

Hi LJ,

Been a while since I made a imput or should we call it a wish list…

First and most important, I think it would be wonderful if you could make a button one could press in the personal settings where all external linked Pictures then would be uploaded to LJ.
This is because a lot of us have old links to our Pictures on different sites and or have used own site to store Pictures, so it is a gigantic Work if we manually shall upload it all and change the blogs post and so on.
So this would be extremely helpfull to a lot of the users.
Otherwise we Loose a lot of material once servers are closed or Companies go broke and close the servers.

Secon wish is less practical, just a wish, that on the blog overview it will be writte numer of views on each project like it is on the Projects over view.
In this way it is more easy to see where we should look when the activity are high.

Merry Christmas,

-- MAD F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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#1 posted 12-08-2014 10:00 PM

Ohh yes and a print page function would also be a gift.

-- MAD F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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#2 posted 12-08-2014 11:13 PM

I really like your idea about uploading pictures.

And Merry Christmas to you and your daughter!

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#3 posted 12-08-2014 11:23 PM

Hey Mads, I agree with you about the picture auto-loading thing.

I have a lot of pictures on this site that are stored elsewhere and if those sites ever go away, so do the pictures. I guess this is especially a thing with blogs, or long posts that contain a blog like description.

It would be an easy bit of code to write.

-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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#4 posted 12-09-2014 01:25 AM

That would be nice.

Merry Christmas to you, my friend!!..................Cheers, Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#5 posted 12-09-2014 02:04 AM

Ohh yes and a print page function would also be a gift.

- mafe

Hi Mads:

Can you not do this with the “Tool Bar” on your Computer by clicking on “Print Preview” and if you’re satisfied with it. Click on “Print”? (Assuming you have a visible “Tool Bar”)

I can also “Right Click” and choose “Print Preview” Or “Print” and get the same results as above.

Somehow ever, they change the Layout of the page when you use either of those methods. (As Below)

Perhaps you are referring to a different Aspect of “Printing” than what I’ve shown.

-- I Take My Kids Everywhere! The Problem Is, They Keep Finding Their Way Back Home! (Rick, Ontario, Canada)

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