Thursday, 20 January 2011
Image Uploading in New Editor, via Compose Mode
As I mentioned in my previous post, Image Uploading in New Editor, via HTML, most of the updates to the Image Upload Wizard, are apparent in the Compose Mode. Even the actual Wizard has been modified, and the change is obvious. Selection of images is different, application of those images is different, and the options available for origination of the images, ie: Your Computer, This Blog, Picasa, or the Web, provides a multi-level platform. All in all, the new image Wizard is a very convenient tool.
What I really, really like, is that you can upload more than five (5) images at one time, and you can also select which image to position, that is, position images one at a time, two at a time, or whatever, and last, but by no means least, you can position the images at the cursor! You can use the Wizard as a 'bank', and keep going back to it without losing the images already uploaded. A great feature.
To begin selection of images for uploading, you simply click on the image icon in the toolbar. This will open the image Wizard.
The next step:
1. Select where the images are, to be uploaded from - either, from Your Computer, in 'This Blog' , from a Picasa Album, or ones being Hosted somewhere on the Web.
These are the options available...
From your Computer -
From somewhere on 'this blog' -
Once you have selected which site you are uploading from, you click on the displayed image you need uploaded. Once uploaded, you position the cursor in your post, then select which images you want applied to the post, and click on 'Add Selected'. The selected images will then be positioned at the cursor.
The Size and Layout of the images, that is whether they are Small, Medium, Large, X-Large, or Original Size, Left, Center, or Right, is governed by the settings chosen by left-clicking the image, itself. You can also add a caption to the image at this point. Removal of the image is also an option, here. (Note: the spelling of Center - the American way !)
... and you can change them if you don't like them! Say, you posted them all as Large images, you could edit the post and reduce, or enlarge them! Great versatility.