Not saving notes?

OK I try to put notes on my pictures and  their not saving it just says saving your  note but I left it for at lest a hour and it still did not save it  just kept saying saving your note? Help?

Question by TSC   |  last reply


Save feature??

Is there a way to make a save feature in batch?

Question by royalroachemail   |  last reply


Attempting to save:

Had trouble saving within image notes...just got a "400 error" and an endless loop...had to go back, and lost work at this point. Also when saving question...does not work....so had to publish without saving, without previewing???

Topic by Creativeman   |  last reply


Saving patches?

I recently used a patch, and system says I can still send 14 of them. Is this number for a time or by suscription? I mean, if I redeem another pro suscription I will add my non-used patches to the new ones or I will lose them if I don't use them while this suscription lasts? Thanks for your time!

Topic by infob   |  last reply


Save the Crucible

Those in the Bay Area may already be familiar with the myriad classes The Crucible offers.It's where I learned to weld. It's where many of my friends have learned fire arts, glass fusing, and other really unique skills you can't get anywhere else. And I plan on further honing my led and el wire skills with their classes. It's an awesome environment with great, patient teachers and an enormous workspace.Plus, have you seen their fire ballets? And the Fire Arts Festivals? Amazing!!But now the Crucible is in trouble! They need our help!The Crucible has already been awarded two years of funding, but that is about to be taken away due to proposed budget cuts. Here are some ways you can help:Sign their petitionCheck out City Council Meeting on Tuesday October 21st! 6:00 pm at Oakland City Hall Council ChambersContact a Council Member and let them know how important the arts are to you!Other ways you can support The Crucible:Join The Crucible as a member; or step up to the next level when you renewCheck out their fundraising events and gala performances like Dracul: Prince of Fire, our next fire ballet fundraiser in JanuaryTake a class or workshop and bring your friends!Check out what our members have done with the Crucible already! Steel Necklace Giant Fractal Pie Wood Bowl

Topic by scoochmaroo   |  last reply


Set Promoted Items Saving Not Saving

After rearranging the items for "set promoted items" and then pressing Save, "saving" occurs to which occurs for an infinite amount of time ie it does not appear to work. Best wishes and all, thx. 

Topic by TVMiller   |  last reply


instructables keeps saving

Hello, I have a current problem with creating an instructable. Right now the draft keeps saving. this means I can't go to another step but I can add photo's and text to the page I am currently on. If I create a new tab with instructables he sees only the beginning of my draft which is a shame since that means I need to make the instructable all over again and I was very far. I am using chrome internet browser on a windows laptop I was simply saving what I had wrote down and now it keeps saving for already an hour and I can't do a thing.

Topic by leon2772   |  last reply


My notes not saving!

OK I try to put notes on my pictures and they're not saving it just says saving your note but I left it for at lest an hour and it still did not save it just kept saying saving your note? Help?I have  done  notes on an  windows internet explorer on an   windows xp.

Topic by TSC   |  last reply


Energy Saving Link

Can you check the link to the Energy Saving Guide? It's pointing to the contest page. Thanks! --Kent

Topic by kentiler   |  last reply



Is it possible to build a hood mounted taser powerfull enough to stop cars' electrics during cop chases?

Could a hood mounted 'big' taser be mounted on police cars to knock out the computers or electrical system of speeding cars that are being persued? So many folks are killed during chases gone bad...there must be a better way to stop these things from getting out of hand.

Question by sonboy85   |  last reply


Need help saving

I need to save a program to my flash drive at school, but it won't let me save it, it says the operation has been cancelled due to effects in place by the admin. how can i save stuff?

Topic by abun1991   |  last reply


saving instructable pages

How can i save instructables pages and keep the tags on the pictures?

Topic by rocker9455   |  last reply


Saved instructable projects? Answered

I saved an instructable project and exited.  Now, I cannot find it.  What do I do?

Question by Goalie1   |  last reply


can't save to favorites?

I get error message 400 when I try to save to favorites.  Is this something we can't do?

Question by sdartnut   |  last reply


Saving favorite instructables

Is there any way to save or bookmark my favorite instructables? If not, could this be added? It would be a great service on this site. Eric, thank you for a most useful and sometimes entertainig website. graywoulf

Topic by graywoulf 


Saving search words?

I can't save the search words I am using windows, no idea what number https://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-build-an-ergonomic-Cycle-Truck/

Topic by Prodromal the professor   |  last reply


"preview" in this forum "saves"

When reporting this bug and editing the Topic multiple times, I saw there is a "preview" button when doing changes. I expect this button to Show a preview and then a "save". But it saved immediately. I am truly amazed I find 4 Bugs in my first day of using this Feedback forum. Whoa.

Topic by LeoS31   |  last reply


How to Save Electricity

Saving Electricity: How to Save Electricity Welcome!I've always hated "How-To" guides which don't explain why a certain tip works, or how well it works. Sometimes a topic is just as mysterious after you read the guide.My guide is different.In all honesty, this guide is a bit simplistic, but it does have a nice description of why there's no point to worrying about surges when electronic devices are powered up.

Topic by ewilhelm   |  last reply


Instructable text not saving

I have written text for my instructable a couple of times. Each time the autosave says it saved it just a minute ago or whatever. But I found out that you have to manually hit the "Save" button before the "Publish" button, or all my changes were lost. This happened to me a couple of times. What about adding an alert, if an author has added text, asking if they want to save first because text has been changed? The autosave is NOT adding the new text to the instructable, which breaks my heart after all the work I put into it.

Topic by susanrm 


Save button not working

It won't let me save a Photos instructable, and it will not lets me upload pictures in the instructable uploader, I have to upload via my library. This means I cannot publish, please help!

Topic by TheFoofinator   |  last reply


Image notes not saved

I thought I post here after having posted this a question. It's rather just a bug report to tell what system I'm running so the admins know. The image notes don't get saved and the circling thing indicating that the page is saving the comment just goes on forever. My PC is a laptop (about 3 years old) running Win7 64bit with the current IE (not the latest beta one).

Topic by Mike73   |  last reply


note saving not working

When i try to add a note to a picture it wont stop loading Mac Mini Running 10.6.6 Mac os X Safari

Topic by dombeef   |  last reply


Tags / Keyword Will Not Save.

Hi. Mimi again!  Thanks for helping to get my video ible to post!  One last issue I'm struggling with. I can't add or save tags / keywords!  See this screenshot: http://tardis1.tinygrab.com/grabs/d2bb728579f077e9b30fac5ef3920f1e60d85908c1.png or the file attached.  You will see that there is a field for keywords, but no update or save button.  The other options all have a little "update button" next to the entry field.  I can type in all the keywords I want, but there is no way to save them.  And when I navigate away from the page, there is no evidence that they were ever entered.  Am I missing something? appreciate the help! Mimi

Topic by HeyMimi   |  last reply


Energy saving ideas???

I am on a fixed income and need homemade project ideas to cut my hydro bills down that have doubled in the last 3 years. Any low cost project plans would be helpful to me and my family. Thanks!

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Daylight Savings Time

Don't forget everyone, daylight savings time starts tonight so be sure to "Spring Back" your clocks 1 hour at 2am tonight. And additionally because last year was a leap year when your clock reaches 2am for a second time, spring back an additional hour. If you live in the southern hemisphere the directions should be reversed ie. spring back 2 hours at 1 am. Europeons, please substitute 100 minutes for one hour to account for the metric conversion.

Topic by Tool Using Animal   |  last reply


how to save energy

Do you want to learn how to go green or save enrgy. Well your at the right place. To start try by buying solar lamps and make a clothesline washers and dryers use a ton of energy. If you are looking for a car you should think about a priuis hybrid. They get up to 60 mpg!!!! Also turn lights off if not being used. always turn ff the tv and computer when gone or not using it may be a hassle for some people so if you have a desktop at least turn off the screen. please comment

Topic by blue72   |  last reply


Notes on images not saving

I was going back through my instructable and found that some of the notes I had written were gone. I thought maybe I messed up and didn't save them so I reentered the text. When I previewed it again they were gone again. I've since tried the old editor, new editor, saving every time I make a tag and its hit or miss. It seems that if the image only has one note on it there is not a problem but as soon as you add more it doesn't work. I haven't been able to successfully add 3 notes to one image yet and it seems that it is random as to which 2 or the 3 gets to stay. This is my first instructable and as much as I love this site I don't know whether I want to go through the ordeal of making another article. Anybody else see this issue?

Topic by jphphotography   |  last reply


God save the Queen!

It has been brought to my attention, after many years of being a proud American, that we are all believing a lie. We are all subjects of the British monarchy. Our good people, the conspiracy theorists, whom never have lied to us before are informing us to that fact. Therefore to show my new allegiance to the Crown, I will sing "Rule Britannia" every morning and I will renounce baseball as my favorite sport and I am gladly replacing cricket as my new spectator sport (I still have no idea how the game is played but I will learn sooner or later). God save the Queen! Watch the video!

Topic by blkhawk   |  last reply


Save Instructables in a Folder

Hi, I am not sure if this has been suggested before.  I have been a member for years on this site and find the projects fantastic.  I have even built some!  I am always coming across instructables that I want to try and spend a lot of time on the site surfing and coming across great projects.  I would like to see a feature where we could add an instructable to our own "favourites" list so that we can manage them and go back to them and build them without having to add them to the web-browser favourites.  This way, we can keep a list of those 'ibles that we intend coming back to inside the website.  Perhaps we can even share that list with other users.  Just a thought. EJB

Topic by Eviljonbob   |  last reply


solder tips save

Hello,everybody,do you need any tools?do you have ever repairing your mobile phone or cell phone? Now in here,you can do that,you can DIY your phone,bakutools is what your best choice,if you need that, contact with me,my mail address:baku01@bakutools.com ,come one,do not miss it,here have all the tools what you need,you can serach my images that i uploaded here,thank you.

Topic by bakutools   |  last reply


PLEDGE TO SAVE THE PLANET

WipeCarbon campaign designed to kick-start a million pledges from all of us which will reduce emissions of Carbon and help us to reduce the side effects in Global Warming. We are not looking for anything life changing here. Small commitments will not cost you a cent but they will make a big difference! How much does it cost to switch off your lights when you’re not using them? Or to switch off your electronics when they are not in use? These are just some of the small habits which we hope to inspire. A million of these small commitments is a big impact. Its that simple. Each pledge is one more person who cares about the planet. One more person who thinks before they buy or who considers how to reduce the energy waste in their lives. One more person who knows that global warming will not be solved by a single person but by all of us working together. This is what Wipecarbon is about. Come Let us all share and spread this beautiful message around with our loved ones and make this network a strong foundation for creating this Green Globe . Our initiative will surely make more and more people to drive towards it and take this pledge Million of these commitments will make it a ocean and create a beautiful globe joining hands with us. www.wipecarbon.com

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what type of file should i save a picter such as my profile image as, cause its a bit fuzzy (its a JPEG) Answered

What type of file should i save a picter such as my profile image as, cause its a bit fuzzy (its a JPEG)

Question by wenpherd   |  last reply


The pixelr tool doesn't work!

When I was using the pixelr tool to edit photos this week, when I click save and it just take forever to save, I waited for a hour and the screen is still showing saving. I tried it other day but still got the same results. So someone can tell me how to fix this thing, it will be alot to me! thanks!

Question by Super space ninja 


Problem Updating The Instructable - Error

I couldn't save the instructable I'm working on. Tried to edit it, delete the whole thing and create a new one but I still get the same error message "JSON.parse: bad control character in string literal. Please see attached screen shot for reference and hope you can help me out on this.

Topic by mygms   |  last reply


New editor: saving issue; images problem

I'm working on and instructable using the new editor, but it doesn't stop saving, well, it doesn't stop saying it's saving. When I go to a new tab and open the same draft, my changes aren't saved yet. When I work on it on the old editor, I can't add a new step.  I'm going to restart safari in a few minutes, but I still wanted to post this under bugs. I'm using a Mac OS X 10.8. Oh, and another problem, I can't upload images to forum topics or comments, I have to open a draft, save the images to my library, come back to the forum topic/comment before I can post it. But, since my drafts aren't really working at the moment, I can't add a screenshot.

Topic by emilyvanleemput   |  last reply


Once more soup! (otra vez sopa!) FIXED FIXED FIXED

While trying to create a new instructable, I got the message at pressing Save button. There's been a problem updating your Instructable parsererror SyntaxError: JSON.parse: bad control character in string literal The text I want to save was: While I lick my wounds after the trip I had with the conversion to gas electrical generator, and collect courage to try to make the changes suggested several virtual friends, I had to make time for other tasks. One of these was derived from chulengo construction. The case was that chulengo made useless the bulky and damaged grill that I used before, and consequently it was demolished. But I also used the grill to burn occasionally leaves, paper, cardboard and other trash. My idea is thus decreased the use of polyethylene bags, and as in any case it is highly likely that this trash be finally incinerated, or worse, will contribute to contaminate ground water. Pressing F5 does not fix the problem, this time.

Topic by rimar2000   |  last reply


License changes when updating

Please make the license stick to what it was set at last. Whenever I update an instructable to include a new tag or cover image, it changes back to the default. It took me a while to even notice this was happening and many of my instructables were under a different license than I prefer for a period of time. The license can be changed, but if someone used the content while it was under a different license, I can't do anything about it. 

Topic by Brooklyntonia 


BPLED - The Energy Saving Search

BPLED - The Energy Saving Search> http://www.bpled.comSave Energy using a dark background

Topic by hoque   |  last reply


new browser editor not saving

After working in the new editor in Browser i spend about and hour working and found that nothing actually saved. i was pressing the save button very often while working. Than i mentioned it was not showing the "saving..." and "saved" logo next to it. Really frustrating. i am using chrome on osx 10.7.5  when i reloaded the page it began to save again

Topic by bastl-instruments   |  last reply


Your Instructable Failed to Save

I'm trying to edit mine Instructable ,but I will get error ,,Your Instructable Failed to Save" I delete all cookies , but this didn't solved a problem.

Question by RimvydasP 


Can't Save my Instructable!

Hey all! I'm having a problem saving my Instructable, every time I save or it autosaves, it gives me an error like the one in the screenshot attached. It's only started giving that error recently, before which it was saving fine. I'd really appreciate some help! I'm using Google Chrome Version 45.0.2454.101 m on Windows 10 Thanks!

Topic by Satyavrat   |  last reply


Is there a "favorites" or way to save projects?

I may be a moron, but I can't figure a way to mark posts that I'd like to save for later. Is that capability part of the site yet? Thanks

Topic by lokipie   |  last reply


Save YouTube music to mp3? Answered

Can you guys help me on this? I know it's not hard to download and save YouTube music to the hard disk but I also want to be able to save YouTube music to mp3 for my mp3 player or  maybe for the cell phone. So, what good YouTube Downloader can,  besides the usual stuff like download and convert youtube videos to avi and other video formats, save youtube music to mp3?

Question by hartykris   |  last reply


Won't save embedded video

When I save my article, the embedded videos disappear.  They aren't saving for some reason. Is there a glitch with the site today? I'm using Safari on iMac.  I've tried closing and re-opeing my browser.  Tried re-starting the computer.  I've even tried starting a new instructable, but it's the same problem. Never had this problem before, so thinking it's a bug? Is anyone having the same issue today?

Topic by The King of Random   |  last reply


Battery of Playbook? How to save it? Answered

Just bought a BlackBerry PlayBook from Bell Canada...very satisfied with the multitask...I use it for chatting, surfing and video watching. That's why I had to recharge it every day! Do you have any tips to save the battery? thanks!?

Question by hectintin   |  last reply


Why are images saved as JPEG ?

It lowers image quality a lot without much (if any) change in file size It does not make sense unless the image is BMP

Topic by 11010010110   |  last reply


Save my Christmas Tree!

My Christmas tree is no longer sucking up water,and it is beginning to droop.I remember hearing on Mythbusters that bleach helps the Christmas tree last longer. Is this a good idea,or do you have another suggestion?

Topic by Sedgewick17   |  last reply


Water-saving toilet hack

Toilets use fresh water, and lots of it.  Sure, you can buy a low-flow model, but you're still flushing with a (smaller) quantity of fresh, otherwise drinkable water. Gregorylavoie decided to get double use out of that water by hacking his toilet.  It's a neat, reversible modification: after you flush, you use the clean, incoming tank refill water for handwashing.  Your slightly soapy hand-wash runoff fills the tank, and is saved for the next flush.  It's a simple, ingenious way to save water with little to no effort. What do you think?  Would you try this mod on your toilet? This post has been sponsored by Pepsi. The Pepsi Refresh Project celebrates the people, businesses, and non-profits with ideas that will have a positive effect on our world.

Topic by canida   |  last reply


Can't start or save instructable ?

This same problem comes time after time, there's days that even if i try every hour to start a new instructable i get "oops something went wrong", message.That same message comes sometimes if i try to save finished instructable. Also more than 50 % of the comments that i write or answer, i get that same message.I have tried with Chrome, Edge and Opera. There is now difference what browser is used.Is that a global, local or just me with that issue?It would be nice to get fix for it..

Question by The other Finnish guy   |  last reply