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    • April 16, 2018 10:31 PM EDT
    • Well for a mess, it turned out a good mess, I LIKE

      Dennis

    • March 30, 2018 10:25 PM EDT
    • Yea, I stick with what I know works. My IT guy chuckles when I enter my name, tab, password, tab, tab, enter to log in. Yea, I could move the pointer with the touch pad. Yea, I could use the touch screen. But I have logged in this way since.......well, it was on a Win 95 laptop, so I have been logging into company websites this way for a while.

    • March 30, 2018 2:50 PM EDT
    • Chuckle.... yep and you will be in search of another shortcut while I will be happily using the methods I have used for years...

       

      different strokes... 

       

      Greg

    • March 30, 2018 1:57 PM EDT
    • Greg,

      I am in camp 1, but I did validate Pete's shortcut. If it quits working, I am still in camp 1.

    • March 30, 2018 1:56 PM EDT
    • Greg Elmassian said:

      I've been holding off on commenting.

      When you right click on a picture and your browser gives you options like copy picture, copy picture location, etc. then you KNOW what you are getting.

      And knowing is better.

      When you find a "shortcut" like just says "copy" and "paste" without being specific and it works, that's great, EXCEPT that this often changes from operating system to operating system, or changes with different browser versions, etc.

      I've seen these shortcuts come and go since I started using computers in 1975....

      I've always been an advocate of knowing what is happening, rather than leaving it to the whims of the computer gods...

      I have a lot of "friends" that ask for help on computers, and overwhelmingly they are in 2 camps: the most common is "I don't want to know how it works, just tell me the keystrokes and I'll memorize them or write it down"... this camp will be back every month or so asking how to go an almost identical task, because they don't want to spend the time understanding the concept.

      Yup. It even happens with technicians. They want the quick fix, instead of taking the time to understand the why.

      The other camp, with many fewer "occupants" are the ones that take the time for the explanation of how something works, and can do similar tasks all on their own.

      I am in that camp. But, surprisingly, the "experts" I talk to, tend to give a long sigh before they go through the explanation. Almost like they don't want to be bothered passing along a nugget of knowledge.

      Guess which camp get's the fastest "service" from me....

      I liken this thread to the first camp... a new "shortcut" is found... and in a month or so, if it quits working, many people are back to square one... did everyone come out ahead?

      Greg

      Greg, some of us will come out ahead. Its called "entertainment".

    • March 30, 2018 12:37 PM EDT
    • I've been holding off on commenting.

      When you right click on a picture and your browser gives you options like copy picture, copy picture location, etc. then you KNOW what you are getting.

      When you find a "shortcut" like just says "copy" and "paste" without being specific and it works, that's great, EXCEPT that this often changes from operating system to operating system, or changes with different browser versions, etc.

       

      I've seen these shortcuts come and go since I started using computers in 1975....

       

      I've always been an advocate of knowing what is happening, rather than leaving it to the whims of the computer gods...

       

      I have a lot of "friends" that ask for help on computers, and overwhelmingly they are in 2 camps: the most common is "I don't want to know how it works, just tell me the keystrokes and I'll memorize them or write it down"... this camp will be back every month or so asking how to go an almost identical task, because they don't want to spend the time understanding the concept.

       

      The other camp, with many fewer "occupants" are the ones that take the time for the explanation of how something works, and can do similar tasks all on their own.

       

      Guess which camp get's the fastest "service" from me....

       

      I liken this thread to the first camp... a new "shortcut" is found... and in a month or so, if it quits working, many people are back to square one... did everyone come out ahead?

       

      Greg

    • March 30, 2018 11:18 AM EDT
    • I tried it this morning and got a page of code that was harder to delete, took several clicks to undo it ... somehow the old way was better!

    • March 30, 2018 10:33 AM EDT
    • Test

       

    • March 30, 2018 5:42 AM EDT
    • I found a peculiarity.  I tried 'pasting' a photo from my Freight Shed space, and it worked - sorta.  The pic turned up but it was a bit large, so I clicked it and hit the "insert/edit image" button on the toolbar, and found no dimension data - nor would the s/w fill in any.  To resize, I had to go back and insert it using the insert/edit image and then set the dimensions.

       

       

       

    • March 29, 2018 6:24 PM EDT
    • Image result for Steam locos

      It's not a fluke. It DOES work if the photo is already on line somewhere. Good find Pete.

    • March 29, 2018 6:19 PM EDT
    • OMG, it works!

    • March 29, 2018 4:16 PM EDT
    • I asked about OS, because Benevolent Bob once posted key equivalents to mouse controls... and it looked similar.

      My nonsense post above was trying to insert a pic using the Reply tab at the top of the thread. I get instructions that says I can insert from the HD, but it didn't work 2 ways I tried...

    • March 29, 2018 4:03 PM EDT
    • Here's a photo from my computer - which doesn't work.  I had figured it was the URL that was allowing me to post it.

       

      The point is you don't have to go thru the "Manage Photos" or "copy image location/Insert photo" just to paste a photo.  Just copy it and ctl-v.

      (I'm on Win10 with Firefox, but I don't think it's a browser issue.  It's the forum software extracting the URL and doing the 'insert image' for you.)

       

       

    • March 28, 2018 10:58 PM EDT
    • John Caughey said:

      Value is required blah blah blah

      Never mind...

    • March 28, 2018 10:52 PM EDT
    • Value is required blah blah blah

    • March 28, 2018 9:39 PM EDT
    • Eric Schade said:

      I generally have down loaded photos to my computer then upload them to my album, then copy the link but i did take a shortcut and posted a link from my google photos album...it worked!   well it worked from my computer...not so much from the tablet.

      https://photos.app.goo.gl/iWHYyRAonIQZPnrJ3