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Post by DonkeyKong » Sat May 20, 2017 3:18 am

Hi Everyone

Just tried to add some pictures onto my post but they are either upside down or in the wrong orientation (portrait pic turned sideways)

Can anyone help?

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Post by mmm-five » Sat May 20, 2017 10:10 am

What image hosting service are you using, most have an edit mode to rotate/flip images.
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Post by DonkeyKong » Sat May 20, 2017 10:33 am

Just trying to upload them straight from my phone.
Also tried using Dropbox too but same result :(

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Post by mmm-five » Sat May 20, 2017 11:11 am

If you're using the forum attachment method or a file hosting service, rather than an image-hosting service, then you have to ensure your photo is oriented correctly on the device before it's uploaded.

Most phones will let you rotate the photos from within their own photo app - on iOS devices the file metadata contains details of orientation, so that the MacOS/iOS can display it correctly. This info is discarded by most other OSes & websites, so it shows them as rotated.

I'd just use a free photo-hosting site like instagram, imgur, tinypic, pinterest, imageshack, etc.
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