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userpics from photobucket?????

How can I get pictures from photobucket to my userpics???????    I have placed them in a file called my pictures, but can't get them from there to here???  I have even credited the maker!  I'm not computer smart so  if someone one could explain this as simle as possible I would appreciate it!
Thanks,
JB

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misswinterhill
Sep. 28th, 2009 06:41 pm (UTC)
Hey, did you work it out? I had a quick look at your LJ pics and they're all there :)

For my LJ userpics, I upload straight into LJ and credit in the space below. So... I use the LJ uploader to pick them up straight from my computer and then put the details in the comment box once they're uploaded.
blossomlegs
Sep. 28th, 2009 08:20 pm (UTC)
No how do you use the LJ uploader? I placed some new pics in my picture folder, but couldn't upload them in LJ today I have like 3 spaces left for pics in my LJ, wanted to add the one I put in my journel and couldn't!
Thanks,
JB
misswinterhill
Sep. 28th, 2009 08:41 pm (UTC)
Go to your journal home. Then on the menu bar, pick Profile, and then Manage UserPics. Once there, on the left is the uploader -- hit the Browse button and then choose the file that you want from your computer. It needs to be icon-sized or it'll reject it (if you got them from an icon community, then you're good :) ).

The Keywords box is for naming it when you select the icon -- I'd only use one word in this box because otherwise it gets confusing when you select the icon.

The Comment box is for the creator details. I usually use the < lj user= > tag to name it -- so e.g. "icon by misswinterhill"

Hope that helps, bb!
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