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Discussion in 'ZooChat Website Help & Feedback' started by devilfish, 6 Mar 2016.

  1. devilfish

    devilfish Well-Known Member

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    Once uploaded to the gallery, a photo could previously be edited and rotated. There is no longer an option to rotate the photo and so I've got quite a few photos which have been/will be deleted, and several which I won't upload.
    Is this a temporary issue?
     
  2. jbnbsn99

    jbnbsn99 Well-Known Member

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    It's always been that way. Not even the mods can rotate a photo.
     
  3. devilfish

    devilfish Well-Known Member

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    I seem to remember long long ago that we could do it ourselves after a photo was uploaded (perhaps that's a false memory?)
    After that you could rotate the photo before uploading it but now regardless of how the photo is uploaded, it'll always come up as landscape [in my experience].
     
  4. TeaLovingDave

    TeaLovingDave Moderator Staff Member

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    Rotating a photo prior to upload still works for me, for instance:

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  5. Chlidonias

    Chlidonias Moderator Staff Member

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    it was never possible to rotate a photo after uploading - even by jobalba. The photo would need to be rotated on your own computer before uploading. However, like devilfish, this doesn't work for me any more - even rotated and saved in the new form it still only uploads to the site in the original form. It is rather annoying.

    TLD, your photo above was uploaded two years ago. It would be inetresting to see if you can still upload a photo in portrait mode.

    There will eventually be upgrades to the gallery which will allow photos to be rotated by the user.
     
  6. TeaLovingDave

    TeaLovingDave Moderator Staff Member

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    Uploaded this image minutes ago; it appears to have successfully uploaded in portrait format for me.

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  7. Chlidonias

    Chlidonias Moderator Staff Member

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    interesting. It doesn't work for me.
     
  8. zooboy28

    zooboy28 Moderator Staff Member

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    Saving the rotated file first does still work for me too, I have done this this year. Both saving (as a new file) in the default basic Windows photo viewer and specific photo-editing software.
     
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  10. Chlidonias

    Chlidonias Moderator Staff Member

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    I'm going to try again with a photo some time soon, because I definitely haven't been able to do it for quite a while (whereas previously I could).
     
  11. Chlidonias

    Chlidonias Moderator Staff Member

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    nope, however I rotate them they still upload in landscape...
     
  12. zooboy28

    zooboy28 Moderator Staff Member

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    I'll try with the two attached photos, initially taken as landscape, copy saved as portrait.

    Works fine for me...
     

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  13. Bwassa

    Bwassa Well-Known Member

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    This landscape/portrait problem is still happening. I posted 2 photos of a Slender-snouted Crocodile in the Crocs of the World gallery, one landscape, the other portrait. The portrait one uploaded as landscape. Can't rotate it. Very frustrating! :mad:
    Have asked for help on this, just awaiting a reply.......
     
  14. jbnbsn99

    jbnbsn99 Well-Known Member

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    There's no way for anyone to rotate pics on ZooChat, even for moderators.
     
  15. Simon Hampel

    Simon Hampel Administrator Staff Member

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    Note that rotating photos is now possible with the new version of the forum that was implemented in late October 2016.