How to Add Pictures to Your Account (after 10/25/06)

Introduction: How to Add Pictures to Your Account (after 10/25/06)

I've noticed that many here have trouble loading images (and i had trouble too when i first joined) so i created this to help all ya out there.



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    I was thinking about this as I was uploading pictures to an instructable the other day. Is there a limit to the amount of pictures we can upload to our accounts to post in our instructables?

    I've been able to upload pics, but I can't figure out how to make an image be the "me" image instead of the shadow-figure. Any help?

    2 replies

    The video wont play. Can you tell us how to do it please? Us faceless avatars need your help

    look at us all, all faceless and without avatar.... we, the faceless millions need this instructable - you're our only hope, Obi-wan... And perhaps another on how to play videos too ;-)

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    Hi, every time i try add a picture to my library this comes up:

    ERROR 500: com.instructables.exception.UnknownTypeException: Cannot determine type of Authorable; 'type' is 'null'

    com.instructables.exception.UnknownTypeException: Cannot determine type of Authorable; 'type' is 'null'
    at com.instructables.webapp.edit.AuthorableForm.configureStrategy(
    at com.instructables.webapp.edit.AuthorableForm.setType(
    at com.instructables.webapp.edit.AuthorableForm.load(
    at com.instructables.servlet.ActionServlet.fillFormBeanAndValidate(
    at com.instructables.servlet.ActionServlet.prepare(
    at com.instructables.servlet.ActionServlet.doGet(
    at javax.servlet.http.HttpServlet.service(
    at com.instructables.servlet.InstructHttpServlet.service(
    at javax.servlet.http.HttpServlet.service(
    at com.caucho.server.dispatch.ServletFilterChain.doFilter(
    at com.caucho.filters.GzipFilter.doFilter(
    at com.instructables.filter.FilterWrapperFilter.doFilter(
    at com.caucho.server.dispatch.FilterFilterChain.doFilter(
    at com.instructables.filter.SecurityFilter.doFilter(
    at com.caucho.server.dispatch.FilterFilterChain.doFilter(
    at com.instructables.filter.HibernateSessionRequestFilter.doFilter(
    at com.caucho.server.dispatch.FilterFilterChain.doFilter(
    at com.caucho.server.webapp.WebAppFilterChain.doFilter(
    at com.caucho.server.dispatch.ServletInvocation.service(
    at com.caucho.server.http.HttpRequest.handleRequest(
    at com.caucho.util.ThreadPool.runTasks(

    Why isn't it working?

    I hae fixed the problem. i had the video on private viewing only... silly me

    how do you take te vid of private veiwing


    11 years ago

    Mine keeps loading 4 hours...

    Well, do you think you could tell me why in some posts when I got to reply or comment, it won't post, it just gives me a java error or something at the top in the little green box that comes up

    It wont play