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MKG Gallery - How to FAQ

Answers to Frequently Asked Question

How do I play a slide show of an album?

  • select an individual album

  • use the "album actions" pulldown near the bottom of the page and select "View Slideshow" or "View Slideshow (Fullscreen)"

  • Fullscreen mode requires Java to be installed on your desktop


How do I add my own gallery?

  • Sign in to the MKG Site.  

  • Select “MKG Gallery” from the “Share Kites” menu

  • Click on “Your Album


How do I add a picture to my album?

  • Open the album that you want to add a picture to.

  • Click on “Add Photo”

  • Or at the bottom of the page in the “album actions” pull down select “add item”


How do I rename my photo?

  • Select the picture you would like to edit.

  • From the “item actions” pull down select “edit photo”

  • On the “General” tab modify “Title” to the new name you would like.

  • Click on “Save” at the bottom of the page.

  • Note you must save changes on each tab separately.


How do I update the “Custom Fields” (Made by, Date Made, MKG Scale, Sail, Frame, Dimensions, Collected by) for a kite picture I have uploaded?

  • Select the picture you would like to update.

  • From the “item actions” pull down select “edit photo”

  • On the “Custom Fields” tab (fifth tab from left) update each of the fields.

  • Click on “Save” at the bottom of the page.

  • Note: you must save changes on each tab separately.


My photo is sideways or upside down, how do I rotate it?

  • Select the picture you would like to update.

  • From the “item actions” pull down select “edit photo”

  • On the “Modify Photo” tab (third tab from left) select rotate option.

  • Click on “Save” at the bottom of the page.

  • Note: you must save changes on each tab separately

  • This process may not work for really large pictures, if "nothing" happens you will need to use desktop software to rotate the image and re-upload it.


How do I create an album for my Charlie Kites?

  • From the Charlie Sotich Album

  • Click on "Add Album"


How can I move an album from “My Album” to the Charlie Album?

  • use the "album actions" pulldown near the bottom of the page and select "move album"


Why can’t I see the “My Album” or “Add Photo” buttons?

  • You must be logged in as a registered user to see these buttons.

Last Updated (Friday, 19 February 2010 01:30)

 
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