How to attach a screenshot to our comment ?

Mizan Community Champion Dec 28, 2011

I was not able to attach a screenshot on my comment. i tried but the image is not visible.

below is the question i commented on but the image is not visible

https://answers.atlassian.com/questions/26588/how-do-i-add-components-to-a-project-i-am-trying-to-follow-the-confluence-wiki-doco-for-this-feature-but-i-just-don-t-see-the-feature?page=1#26596

how to attach an image on the comment ?

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We just rolled out this feature. You can upload images directly to answers now:

David Simpson Community Champion Jan 20, 2012
Woo! .. ...
Mizan Community Champion Jan 31, 2012

Hi Jeremy,

I still cant attach an image in my posts. it just shows me "()" when the file is attached.

Mizan - what browser are you using?

Mizan Community Champion Feb 01, 2012

I use mozilla firefox.

Ok, I think I identified it. It's actually not the browser that's the variable. Spaces in the file name break it. Track it at ANSWERS-463. For now, delete any spaces in the name and it should render.

Mizan Community Champion Feb 01, 2012

When i try to edit my post it does not give me an option to upload an image.

Right - sorry about all these - that's a different bug: https://jira.atlassian.com/browse/ANSWERS-432

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I think currently its only possible to refer to an image which is located somewhere in the web. So, you have to insert an URL to a Picture like "http://cdn1.iconfinder.com/data/icons/musthave/48/Positive.png".

It looks like you have inserted the path to the picture on your harddrive ("C:\Documents%20and%20Settings\Administrator\My%20Documents\My%20Pictures\comp.png")

A solution is to upload your piture to a place somewhere in the web an directly refer to it.

Mizan Community Champion Dec 29, 2011

Thanx :) it would have been good if we could directly upload an image from our hard drive because it becomes easy to edit a screenshot and upload it.

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We're going to include a feature to attach files, but we also have a pending feature for screenshots: Ability to add image screenshot like JIRA.

David Simpson Community Champion Jan 02, 2012

+1 that!

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To attach a screenshot to our comment, you can upload the screenshots to a Cloud server, then it will provide you direct image link for sharing or inserting into comments.

Here follows the screenshot of this web page:

http://screenshot.net/zrr8lfj.jpg

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Why don't you simply add a little stylesheet snippet to your global administration -> Stylesheets section

#people-directory-link,
#dashboard-people-directory-link {
    display:none;
}

This will remove the people directory link from the dashboard and from the global menu.

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David Simpson Community Champion Dec 29, 2011

Upload to an image hosting provider e.g. Flickr, Twipic, yfrog or my current favourite Minus, then hot link it from there.

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