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    http://donclink.com/deuce_75_1/images/dscn2950.jpg

    Using links from photo sites such as Photobucket can help in "size" issue with uploaded attachment files. For best viewing in web browsers, photos should be around the 800x600 pixel range, and probably not more than 1024x768. Most cameras today store HUGE jpg image files, as the default settings are in the 7, 8, 10, and 12Mb image sizes. The image files that are then attached are very large, and the browser can't display the full image size without using the scroll bars. Use the re-sizing functions of your photo editing software to reduce the image to 800x600, which reduces the file sixe and the image load time in the browser. Don uses Google's free Picassa3 software, which is an excellent photo management product. All of the photo albums of the Deuce, Grand National, and Auburn that are links on the NORG site were built using Picassa's web creation functions. And it's free? (THANKS to Don Clink for the info!)
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EFV-8 Club Forum / General Ford Discussion / View More than 10 Topics at a time

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efv8
10-19-2009 @ 2:08 PM
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You can choose to see more than 10 Topics at a time ...
Log In and choose "Preferences" from the top bar on the Forum page. Scroll down and Change the "Default Topics Returned" parameter to 25 or 50, and save the changes.
Since this setting is stored in your browser 'cookies' (if enabled), it seems to use that stored value even if you are not logged in. So, if you use a PC that you haven't logged into the forum from, the setting still seem to remain at the default.
Try it.
JOHN C.
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efv8
10-20-2009 @ 10:47 AM
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This is a GREAT feature. Try it!

coftbird
10-22-2009 @ 9:29 AM
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Thanks - I was getting tired of the 10 topic page and greatly appreciate the ability to change.
Charlie

mac
10-22-2009 @ 1:53 PM
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You are welcome.
Hope others try it too.
Website Admin

bsa_bob
01-15-2010 @ 11:42 AM
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Just joined this group if thats ok?I have two steel 32 ford coupes. a 50 mercury, and a 49 ford convertible.

jerry.grayson
11-06-2010 @ 6:33 AM
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bsa-bob
WOW, that is a nice 32!!!!!!!!!!!!

unclemark
12-26-2015 @ 1:23 PM
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Is there a way to add more than one photo at a time? I use the choose file button but it replaces the first one with the next one.
what am I doing wrong here?

thanks.

41 panel & 41 1.5 platform

TomO
01-02-2016 @ 9:25 AM
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See the post "using external links to post photos."

That is the only way to post more than one photo per post.

Tom

arschultz2
05-19-2016 @ 2:23 PM
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How do you remove the knob from a 1940 Ford headlight switch?

village grande
03-12-2017 @ 1:55 PM
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My 51 has a spring loaded button on the bottom of the switch. hard to get to but your's may have something similar. push in button and pull out shaft.

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