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Userpic selector [Aug. 3rd, 2006|03:38 pm]
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We’ve just added a fun new feature for Paid and Permanent account holders: the userpic selector! To try it out, just hit the new “Browse” button next to your userpic dropdown on the Update Journal, Edit Entry and “Quick Reply” comment forms.

You can scroll through thumbnail previews of your userpics as well as search for them by keywords. This feature is an excellent tool for those of you who have a ton of userpics.

UPDATE: Some people have mentioned that they can't get the userpic selector to work when they're commenting on posts in communities. Please try reloading the page (SHIFT+Refresh, or clear your cache) to get the updated files, and try again.
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[User Picture]From: ariadnemarie
2006-08-04 12:55 am (UTC)
you can do that with semagic
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[User Picture]From: decadence1
2006-08-04 01:00 am (UTC)
This works when posting comments too though.
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[User Picture]From: queenofdelosers
2006-08-04 12:56 am (UTC)
Sweet, I need this. Badly.
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[User Picture]From: decadence1
2006-08-04 12:59 am (UTC)

Awesome ~ I've wanted something like this for ages. Now I don't need to open a separate browser tab/window just to browse the userpics while writing a post.
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[User Picture]From: rikes
2006-08-04 01:02 am (UTC)
Cool, I've been waiting for a feature like this! Now I'm just waiting for it to start working...
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[User Picture]From: msbutterpecan
2006-08-04 01:10 am (UTC)

Holy Shmoly!

That's GREAT!

Thank you, LJ!
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[User Picture]From: tinamuggi
2006-08-04 01:12 am (UTC)
Yeah, well it would be cool if it actually worked.

I'm on a PC with Win XP, and both IE and Firefox, and it works for neither of the two browsers. I click browse and ... nothing. The usual selection box just vanishes. When I click browse again, the selection box reappears. No thumbnails of my icons.
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[User Picture]From: nightsinger
2006-08-04 02:22 am (UTC)
That's weird... WinXP Pro here with Firefox (newest version), and it works just fine for me. They suggested in the news post that you clear cache, etc, and try refreshing?
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[User Picture]From: harrywells
2006-08-04 01:13 am (UTC)
I love this, thanks guys :)
A few things:
+it would be nice to have them in some sort of order, such as alphabetical like it is in the drop-down menu.
+double clicking on the image to select that for your icon.
+being able to move the pop-up window (this isn't a huge biggie, though)
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[User Picture]From: olorwen
2006-08-04 01:15 am (UTC)
Wow, this rocks. Also makes renewing tomorrow rather worth it!
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[User Picture]From: eofs
2006-08-04 01:15 am (UTC)
It would be useful if it had the pictures in some sort of logical order. Also, if you could actually control which keyword it posted with. Most of my icons are given at least three different keywords but it just picks one at random. Until that's sorted out, it's a completely useless feature for me.
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[User Picture]From: curiositykt
2006-08-04 01:16 am (UTC)
Nice!
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From: ex_shattered767
2006-08-04 01:22 am (UTC)
Whoa, a real extra feature for Paid/Perm users! And a nifty, useful one, too!

Thanks!
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[User Picture]From: tarma
2006-08-04 01:26 am (UTC)
A paid feature I can make use of, cool. :)
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[User Picture]From: darkain
2006-08-04 01:30 am (UTC)

Bugged in IE

I've been waiting for something like this for quite sometime, however, I think its slightly bugged in IE. Instead of having the popup appear in the center of the screen (like it does in FF1.5 for me), it pops up at the very begining/top of the page. This is just a minor annoyance. This is happening in both IE6/XP and IE7/Vista for me.
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[User Picture]From: imouto
2006-08-04 01:31 am (UTC)
Neat! :D A nice and useful addition to lj. ♥

Sometimes I feel like you guys are just adding things haphazardly to make it look like you're working on stuff, but this actually is handy. :D
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From: kaizoku_lly
2006-08-04 01:38 am (UTC)
Ahh~ Very useful. :3 Thanks LJ! You guys rock. Keep up the good work. ♥
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