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Jury-Pool-Reject

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Problem with adding avatar to profile....
« on: May 08, 2016, 07:22:03 PM »
When I try to add a personal avatar for my profile, I get the error message:

"The attachments upload directory is not writable. Your attachment or avatar cannot be saved."

The pic is in a folder called 'all pictures' on my backup hard drive.
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Re: Problem with adding avatar to profile....
« Reply #1 on: May 08, 2016, 10:27:16 PM »
When I try to add a personal avatar for my profile, I get the error message:

"The attachments upload directory is not writable. Your attachment or avatar cannot be saved."

The pic is in a folder called 'all pictures' on my backup hard drive.

I'll have to look into this tomorrow. Thanks for bringing it to my attention.

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Re: Problem with adding avatar to profile....
« Reply #2 on: May 14, 2016, 10:07:30 AM »
So, I've looked into this a bit more, and due to security concerns, uploading files to the TBG server is not possible.

But... you can add an avatar to your profile as long as it's hosted somewhere else. Just choose the "Specify avatar by URL" option in your forum profile. I just did this to add the TBG logo to my profile - thanks for the inspiration, Jury-Pool-Reject!
« Last Edit: May 14, 2016, 10:33:44 AM by Ari Altman »

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Re: Problem with adding avatar to profile....
« Reply #3 on: May 14, 2016, 03:31:56 PM »
Finally I got it........... sheesh.... takes me a while....  :)
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