GIF Test

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GIF Test

Post by Born2BBrad » January 17th, 2015, 6:34 pm

Test failed :(
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Re: GIF Test

Post by kepPNW » January 18th, 2015, 7:07 am

What was it supposed to do?
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Re: GIF Test

Post by Born2BBrad » January 18th, 2015, 7:39 am

kepPNW wrote:What was it supposed to do?
It was nothing fancy. Just three pictures of a dog in a doghouse. I tried to make it animated to change from picture to picture over and over again. It worked on the website I created it with. Obviously I need to learn how to properly do each step so I can include an animated GIF in a TR.
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Re: GIF Test

Post by kepPNW » January 18th, 2015, 7:49 am

Just treat it like any other hosted photo -- not as an attachment. :)
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Basically, if you can click a link to it, and your browser will display it properly, just slap that link between a pair of IMG tags.

eg, https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7442/116 ... b6_o_d.gif

Oh, and this is just a guess, it probably won't work if the original is >800px wide, either.
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Re: GIF Test

Post by Born2BBrad » January 18th, 2015, 8:06 am

I tried that too and it didn't work. There are many steps through the entire process and I must not have done one or more of them right. There were many websites with many different ways to create a GIF, many of them confusing. All this technology frightens and confuses me :lol:
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Re: GIF Test

Post by kepPNW » January 18th, 2015, 8:10 am

Huh. And you can see it working in your browser from their site? You oughta be able to right-click on it there, copy the url, and paste here. (Assuming they don't trash it as soon as you move on.) Really though, if they offer you a chance to download/save it, do that and then re-upload it to some place you trust to keep it around. (Or even imgur.com)

I've never used those sites, so I'm not really sure what they're doing. I have a little app here that came along with PaintShop Pro a decade or more ago that builds them for me.
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