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How to post a screenshot or files

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Screenshots

Screenshots are a valuable tool to find issues. Include the window title and the status bar of LNM which allows to see versions, connections status, settings and more.

You cannot insert images directly into the Avsim forum. Therefore, here the short version of the long thread linked below. Note that you do not have to create an account at Postimages to post a screenshot.

  1. Use your favorite screenshot tool and save the shot to a file as JPEG or PNG or copy the image to the clipboard.
  2. Go to Postimages .grafik.png
  3. Now either:
    1. Insert the screenshot from the clipboard by simply clicking into the page and pressing Ctrl+V or ...
    2. ... click Choose images... . Select the previously saved image file and click Open in the file dialog.
  4. Next screen shows several links. Click the blue symbol at the right of the row Direct Link. This will copy the link address to the clipboard.grafik.png
  5. Simply insert the copied address into the Avsim forum post using Ctrl+V or the browser context menu and Insert. You will briefly see the blue link addres pasted before the Avsim forum software automatically converts the pasted address to an inline image visible to everybody without clicking.

Files

Flight plans like .lnmpln, .fms or .pln are text files which can be inserted inline if they are not too long. Open the flight plan file in a text editor, copy the text to the clipboard and use the code box in the Avsim post toolbar to insert a small flight plan.

grafik.png

 

For large files you can use upload services like https://wetransfer.com/.

Alex

 

 

 

Edited by albar965

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