Using insert image url

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  1. opt1musaber

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    Everytime I insert an image from say a source like photobucket I put the link in the insert url, post the message and expect the pic to show up but all I see is a red cross. Please help!
     
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    Post an example here and I will be able to tell you what you're doing wrong.
     
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    I don't see anything besides a cross symbol....
     
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    You're attempting to link to the page, rather than the actual image. You need to use the "Direct Link".

    See below.

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    Sorry for sounding so dumb but what do you mean by direct link. I have so far only been able to show pics by giving an external link. I can't work out for the life of me how to use the insert image url. What did you do to show the pic like that?
     
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    Do you find the direct link through properties?
     
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    Look on the photobucket page. Look at the list of generated code. Read my above post.
     
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    I think I may have worked it out cheers.
     

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