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In our new WikiFON, we are not so worried about adding pictures which would make our site use too much storage space. The upload file in the toolbox on the left is where to initially upload a picture.

Once a picture is uploaded, the image is displayed by adding a link. An image link can have Type, Location, Size, and Caption information as elements. This information is seperated by | into what are called elements.

We will cover Type below. Location determins placement of the image on the page. Size is the displayed {width}px or {width}x{height}px, which scales the image to be no greater than the given width and height, keeping its aspect ratio. Caption is any element which cannot be identified as one of the above is assumed to be caption text.


Adding a picture

Adding a picture placeholder

Copy the code below (not in edit mode), then go to your page and in edit mode, paste the code where you want the picture.

 [[Image:A Picture.jpg]]

You will see a A Picture.jpg

You can send Chris an email with your picture, tell him where you want it and it will happen.

Format a picture

How did we add the box and text to our picture? thumb' / 'thumbnail' or 'frame'. Causes image to be displayed with specific formatting (see below).


Example of a thumb

The picture holder, "225 x 225 px". The picture itself has a blue border and black text is on a white background

[[Image:A Picture.jpg|center|thumb|250px|The picture holder, "225 x 225 px". The picture itself has a blue border and black text is on a white background ]].

Here is a frame

[[Image:A Picture.jpg|center|frame|The picture holder, "225 x 225 px" in a frame]] Notice that since we have not told it a size, the frame defauts to 180 px, slighly smaller than the original.

The picture holder, "225 x 225 px" in a frame

See also

Common pictures some common images and icons used in this wiki.

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