I am a Biff - .gif file on my signature block

Discussion in 'Gaming and Software' started by mysteron, Aug 15, 2009.

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  1. mysteron

    mysteron LE Book Reviewer

    So I have used the search function - nothing useful.

    I have googled - can't find anything.

    Either I am asking the wrong question (most likely) or I am really confused.

    Yes, I am a biff.

    So please - how do you have a .gif file (i.e. a bit of movie that is hosted on another site saved as a .gif) on my signature?

    Many Thanks for the sensible answers in advance!!

    Edited for mong grammar.
     
  2. don't bother
    i often work on a slow internet connection and get fed up waiting for them to load
     
  3. The standard forum method is to use the following codes (but without spaces)

    [ img ] ink to image, eg where hosted such as photobucket [ / img]


    But can also add a web link so that if anyone clicks they go to your website etc:


    [ url = web address link [ img ] link to image, eg where hosted such as photobucket [ / img] [ / url ]
     
  4. I am luddite mate & awful with IT. My mates son converts things into Web Resolution .JPEG images and my wife is Red Hot on Adobe Photoshop along with my eldest. I could be wrong as they are all out tonight but I think that a .JPEG is a high resolution still image & only .gif images can be animated and have frames. I think that most s/w programs can optimise images for web use at 72dpi and get them to load fast. Good luck.
     
  5. mysteron

    mysteron LE Book Reviewer

    Many Thanks to all - especially Tommikka - as you can see - it works!!
     
  6. mysteron.

    Couldn't you have found a .gif that was more, well, "mysterony"
     
  7. mysteron

    mysteron LE Book Reviewer

    A&M - if you can find one better -be my guest and send me the link!!! :wink:
     
  8. like this [​IMG]
     
  9. What like a smaller version of this then.
    [​IMG]
     
  10. mysteron

    mysteron LE Book Reviewer

    Ark-Angel - yes!!!!

    OK - so I am now in the learning how to do this stuff, unless you want to tell me whilst i am trawling through the t'interweb. I have a sequence in .wmv ready to go!!
     
  11. Try this then.
    [​IMG][/img]
     
  12. Can we see the pics? :p

    Coat... Taxi...
     
  13. mysteron

    mysteron LE Book Reviewer

    Ark-Angel is a Dancer!!
     
  14. BiscuitsAB

    BiscuitsAB LE Moderator

    I'm sorry I seem to have lost half a day. I'm sure it was only 10:00hrs when I looked at your sig block next thing I know its 14:00. Odd! :D